Featured Artist….Laurie J. Belanger
Laurie is a native Washingtonian, born in south central Washington and raised in the Pacific Northwest area. She was born with a love and passion for art and its different forms of creativity. Laurie enjoys painting with oil paint, watercolor and acrylic paints, as well as mixed media.Laurie studied art in high school and took some college courses. She is a constant student with a love for all things beautiful. Laurie’s favorite hobby is photography and although an amateur she strives to find that perfect snapshot. Laurie uses a digital EOS Canon Rebel XTi camera with an EFS 18-55mm lens for shooting most of her pictures. Laurie enjoys being in nature and likes to take photo walks where she can capture subjects spontanEOUSLY. Laurie likes to take pictures of buildings, flowers, animals and wildlife.
Laurie is married to AL Belanger, Jr and the two of them have three children and one son-in-law, some residing in Washington and California. Laurie and Al reside in Bakersfield, CA and Bellingham, WA. In the last two years Laurie has traveled to Washington, Oregon, California, Florida, France, Hawaii, Washington DC, South Carolina, Minnesota, Maryland, Kentucky, Key West and the Caribbean. She has carried her camera with her and brought back a small sampling of the beauty she has seen in her travels.
ALL PROFIT FROM SALES OF LAURIE’S WORK GOES DIRECTLY TO CHARITY