2013 “UNITED STATE OF INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS,” Olga Santos galeria, Praca da Republica No 168 frente, Porto, Portugal January11 to February 2
2013 TWITTER ART Exhibition, in support of Street Youth, Exhale Gallery, 953 Chung King Road Los Angles, California, USA Jan 12 – Feb 10
2012 PEACE PROJECT “Make Peace” 2012 International selected as one of 156 touring exhibition artists
at these venues:
September 22 – Deep Ellum ArtWalk, in Collaboration with 29Pieces.org, Dallas, Texas, USA
October 6 — Landmark Arts Building, Chelsea, New York, N.Y., USA
October 13 – The Whole 9 Gallery, 3830 Main Street, Culver City, CA, USA
October 20 & 21 – Affaire in the Garden, in Collaboration with All Saints, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
November 2nd – Gallery Expo, in conjunction with Long Beach’ First Fridays, CA, USA
December 1st & 2nd –Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA, USA
December 8th & 9th – Art4All People, Malibu, CA, USA
February 2013 – Swarm Gallery, 560 Second Street, Oakland, CA, USA
2012 TWITTER ART Exhibition in support of The Women’s Shelter, Moss, Norway
2012 AIDS FREE by 2015, International Digital Quilt, http://www.2015quilt.com
2012 PROJECT SMILES coordinated by Marek Wysoczynski, Biuro Pronocji Kultury,PERMANENT COLLECTION Gdansk, Poland
2012 A CASA DE LAGE, International Painting Exhibition curated by Francisco Lacerda at Pestana Place, Lisbon, Portugal
2012 PASSAGES, International painting exhibition curated by Francisco Lacerda at Hotel Cascais Miragem, Portugal
2012 LETTERS FOR FEMINISM International exhibition, International Art Works, Edmonton, Alberta,Canada
2011 DRAWING CONNECTION EXHIBITION, Siena Art Institute, Paul Getty III Foundation PERMANENT COLLECTION, Siena, Italy
2011 TIKKUN OLAM COLLABORATIVE GRID, at Alta Contemporary Art, Industria Studios and the Jewish Community Center, Tuscon, Arizona, USA
2011 PEACE RISES EXHIBITION, The Whole 9 online exhibition
3011 TREES FOR LIFE EXHIBITION “Out of the Blue” Edinburg, Scotland Nov 3 – 30
2010 BROOKLYN ART LIBRARY, PERMANENT COLLECTION,New York, USA
70 one person exhibitions
80 group exhibitions
ARTIST RESIDENCY – Ozu Cultural Centre, Monteleone, Italy www.ozu.it April 2013
Two television documentaries
Seven International and local awards;
International Art Competition, Artitudes, 1989,
Top ten international painting award
SOHO New York; Curated by
The Chicago MOMA,
The Fogg Museum,
The Guild Hall Museum
International Portrait Awards, top 100, 1982 Washington DC
International Expo 1986 Vancouver, B.C. Portraiture
and local Vancouver, B.C. Canadian awards.
Eight years of Education:
Robert E. Wood, Canadian painter’s studio,
Kwantlen College, Surrey, B.C.
Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C.
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Interdisciplinary Major, Graduated 1988
AUTHOR of Artige Fine Art Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue, 2010. Author of countless artist biographies and also two hundred activist letters and articles published.
Performance art – 25 original performances and most recently employed by Headlines Theatre Company in October, 2009, for the forum theatre “After Homelessness” a social justice production. The final performance won two Jessie Awards 2010.
Parallel to her creative career, Laara has educated in the arts at various schools, colleges, universities and from her own studio. She has developed, written and taught forty-five creative development courses of study to thousands of students during the past thirty years.
Laara has also developed and orchestrated over 170 creative charity events.
Collectors in Canada, the U.S.A., Mexico, The United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, China, Thailand and Australia enjoy Laara’s abstract expressionistic paintings!
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