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The Art of Laura Tuininga
Soft Pastel original artwork
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Laura Tuininga
Somersworth , New Hampshire - United States
Pastels - Landscapes


Born in 1976, Tuininga is an award-winning soft pastel artist in seacoast NH. She currently resides in Somersworth NH, and attends informal classes at Brush and Palette Art School in North Hampton NH. Recent exhibitions include the Somersworth Public Library, Brush and Palette Art School, Lucy's Art Emporium (Dover NH) and the Dover Public Library. She will also be displaying artwork at the annual Deerfield Fair in Deerfield, NH.

Her interest in out-of-doors themes can be traced to her childhood in Boscawen, NH. Tuininga studied Music Education at Keene State College. In the winter of 2012 she decided to pursue a different artistic outlet and picked up pastels. Tuininga had dabbled in different mediums as a teenager but found pastels to be the most appealing. The ability to blend colors to create shapes, as well as the art form being so tactile, are what drew her to soft pastels.

phone: 603-205-2695
Artist Blogs

January
2013-12-26
The Holiday Small Works Show has been extended through January! You can still purchase artwork under $100 at Lucy's Art Emporium in Dover, including 10 pieces of my own.

Holiday Small Works Show
2013-11-30
Now through the month of December Lucy's Art Emporium in Dover NH is having a holiday small works show. Everything is $100 or less. I am please to have been invited to this and to display 10 pieces of my artwork, all priced below $80.00.

Holiday deals on my artwork
2013-11-14
Over the next few weeks I'll be offering specific pieces of artwork at a HIGHLY DISCOUNTED price.
Buyer pays shipping. An original piece of artwork would make a great gift :) If interested, send me a private message. First come first serve.
First up is one of my most popular framed paintings "Slow Country". Holiday special price - $55.00! (originally $110.00)

November/December happenings
2013-11-04
Going on this month: Rye Library "Barns" theme - artwork from various artists. Just ask at the front desk and they'll direct you to where the artwork is.
Also for the entire month of November I will have 10 pieces hanging at 45 Market St Bakery & Cafe in Somersworth. Great food!
And finally - I'll be at Lucy's Art Emporium again. This time for a Holiday Small Works Show from Nov 19th-Dec 30th.
Phew!

Dover Library display - final days
2013-10-26
Only 5 more days to see my artwork on display at the Dover library in NH. Make sure you sign the guestbook - I'll be picking a random winner for a free painting!

More Blogs
18 posts total
Lost In the Crowd - Soft pastels on prepared Bristol paper (tinted acrylic ground) - 8x10 - $80.00 unframed
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