Lauren deSerres Art
Lauren deSerres Art Based at Proud Chicken Studio in Pittsboro, NC
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Lauren and friends Genie and Kim at Kentuck Festival of the Arts in Northport, Alabama

Lauren and friends Genie and Kim at Kentuck Festival of the Arts in Northport, Alabama

Lauren deSerres is based at Proud Chicken Studio, located in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a BFA from East Carolina University with a focus in sculpture. Lauren has been painting since she was 15 and has been an art educator for over 10 years, working with children in public schools, school enrichment programs, community arts centers and other art venues. She enjoys working with children and seeks to recreate the perspective that young people bring to everyday situations.  

Lauren creates narrative imagery inspired by her home state of North Carolina. She uses bright, saturated color and patterns made with acrylic paint, watercolor, pastel, collage and ink to capture vignettes from visual stories inspired by fables and folktales. Much of her imagery is devoted to themes such as conservation and community. Lauren enjoys making people smile with her work, but also wants to show the importance of appreciating and conserving our natural world.

 

2019 Art Exhibitions & Festivals

Spring Daze Arts Festival
Cary, NC
April 27, 2019

NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Raleigh, NC
May, 2019

Artsplosure
Raleigh, NC
May 17 & 18, 2019

Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show
Virginia Beach, VA
June 13-16, 2019

Festival for the Eno
Durham, NC
June 4 & June 6, 2019

Crook’s Corner Featured Artist
Chapel Hill, NC
July 2019

Woodland Art Fair
Lexington, KY
August 17 & 18, 2019

Lazy Daze Art Festival
Cary, NC
August 24 & 25, 2019

Neptune Arts Festival
Virginia Beach, VA
September 27, 29 & 29, 2019

John C. Campbell Folk School Fall Festival
Brasstown, NC
October 5 & 6, 2019

Kentuck Arts Festival
Northport, AL
October 12 & 13, 2019

Otter & Elk FreeHand Marketplace
Solo Exhibition
Saxapahaw, NC
November 2019
Reception Nov. 2, 5-7pm

Pop Up Shop at West Elm
The Streets of Southpoint, Durham, NC
November 8, 2019 4-8pm

Elf Market
The Artscenter
Carrboro, NC
December 7, 10am-5pm

Pop Up Shop at West Elm
The Streets of Southpoint, Durham, NC
December 8, 11-3pm

2020

Bonita Springs National Art Festival
Bonita Springs, FL
January 11 & 12, 2020

Delray Art Festival
Delray Beach, FL
January 18-19, 2020

Artfest by the Sea at Juno Beach
Juno Beach, FL
March 14 & 15, 2020

Solo Exhibition at Halle Artscenter
Apex, NC
October 2020