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Laura is an interdisciplinary creative and ardent traveler. Fascinated by relationships, histories, and new perspectives, she loves opportunity to connect seemingly different things or discover how they work together. Originally from Saint Petersburg, Florida, Laura left the Sunshine State to study at the Maryland Institute, College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in General Fine Arts, concentrated in fiber studies, and received a minor in Art History. She studied abroad in  Peru and Turkey, in addition to independent travel in Asia and Europe, and received multiple scholarships for academic and portfolio excellence. 

If you would like to commission a project, I would love to hear from you! Shoot me a message at baranlau@gmail.com .

Lastly, don't forget to find me on Instagram: @Lauraa.Baran

"This is what coffee makes me do."

***Coffee: In; Art: Out***

(News, highlights, pics, and general life updates below)


Privilege to be a part of Voice and Visibility in Sarasota, Florida. Also, got a cool shout out from SRQ Magazine! Check it out HERE, and HERE .

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^ Group photo courtesy of  Daniel Perales Studio ^   (Picture of Ashley the gallery coordinator (left), Tianna the artist liaison, myself, Shannon Rorher-Phillips (the head gal), and artist Bianca Selket)

^ Group photo courtesy of Daniel Perales Studio ^

(Picture of Ashley the gallery coordinator (left), Tianna the artist liaison, myself, Shannon Rorher-Phillips (the head gal), and artist Bianca Selket)


Pictures from Sarasota Orchestra's Harmony Gallery, featuring Laura's "Chipped" series.


Some Recent Commissions:

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Pieced and Peace, paper collage

18”x 22” each


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Adrift

14”x 28”, watercolor


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Subtle Notes of Floral

48”x 48”, acrylic

That Butterfly Feeling

60”x 60”, acrylic

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Underbrush

24”x 36”, acrylic

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