Laura Wilson resides in Richmond, Virginia, and began painting just a few years ago. She grew up around artistic people and had always had an interest in art but not until recently did she start to paint seriously. Her inspired paintings are steeped in her love of water, beaches and time spent at the river with family and friends. The heart and soul of her work is embodied in her depiction of subjects in nature and the simple pleasures found there. Laura’s skilled artistry draws the viewer into her painting and entices them to stay a while with the allure of a sandy beach, a quiet wetland or a lively summer’s day.
A completely self-taught artist, Laura’s work is continually evolving. Her clean, refreshing style is perfectly suited to acrylic paint, her preferred medium. She celebrates the memories, the vacations, the beauty of the natural world, and a chance to escape the sometimes harsh reality life can bring. Children playing at the water's edge, the serene beauty of a shaded place to contemplate, the fragrance of a flower...all combine to reflect what she feels are the truly important aspects of life.