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Welcome to my website.

If you have visited here before you will see that I, ably assisted by Webmaster, Connor Smith, and Studio Assistant, Lauren Cunningham, am in the process of updating and reorganizing the site. When finished we hope that all the data, listing, links, etc. will be updated, and that the articles that demonstrate how I paint will be more accessible in the “In Print” Section. You will notice that almost all of the paintings displayed have been sold.

I typically do not do editions of prints. However, if you see a painting and would like to have a print, I can do a “One Off” print as an Artist’s Proof. These are museum quality Giclee prints. They run between $450.00 and $750.00 depending on the size of the print. Also, if you would like to discuss my painting a similar painting for you, please send me an email at laurinmc@aol.com. I would love to hear from you regarding questions or comments about my paintings.

All the best,

Laurin

 

NEWS

I am pleased to report that my painting Canning Jars on Black has been awarded the Morris Shubin, AWS, Memorial Award in this year’s American Watercolor Society 150th International Exhibition. The exhibition will be on view at the Salmagundi Club in New York City from April 3 through April 2, 2017.

My painting, Silver, Porcelain and Magnolias has been selected for inclusion in the 40th annual International Water Media Exhibition of the Watercolor Art Society – Houston. The exhibition will be on view from March 14 – April 6, 2017, at the WAS-H Building in Houston, TX.

I am, once again, the Country Leader for the USA for the Annual Fabriano in Watercolor International Exhibition to be held in Fabriano, Italy. The show opening will be held 20 April and the paintings will be on view through the end of April at various venues in Fabriano. The 31 paintings from the USA will be exhibited in the Fabriano Museum of Paper Making and Watermarks in Fabriano.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Gold Coast Watercolor Society – Realism in Watercolor – Silver & Crystal, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 20-23, 2017. Contact: Teresa Kirk, 954 – 436 2858

  • Cheap Joe – Painting Realism in Watercolor, Cheap Joe’s Workshops, Boone, NC, Aug 14-17, 2017. Contact: Edwina May 800-227 2788 Ext. 1123

  • Moscow – Two Day “Realism in Watercolor” Workshop/Demo, Kalacheva Art School, Moscow, Russia. October 20-22.

Exhibitions, Painting Accepted:

  • Two Artists Exhibition, Laurin McCracken and Martin Arnold, at Southside Gallery, Oxford, Mississippi. Show dates: September 5 – October 14, Reception: Thursday, September 7, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. www.southsideartgallery.com