Happy November!  I know, I can’t believe it either…Halloween is over and now we’re officially in the holiday season.  Even though the outdoor arts events are coming to an end, galleries and other venues are going full force with exhibits and holiday shows…here are just a few things I’m working on now…more to come soon…

Canal Mystery 2 (c)Lauren Curtis

Canal Mystery 2 (c)Lauren Curtis

“PICCOLO Small Works”,
Group Art Exhibition

View this eclectic exhibit of small works at GALLERY U!  I’ll have the above photo, among others, in this exciting show!  These pieces make perfect, affordable holiday gifts!  This show has an opening reception Fri. 11/7/14, 6pm-8pm, Gallery U, 439 South Ave. Westfield, NJ  07090.  908-232-1895
Show runs thru 12/1/14.


Steampunk & Gothic Jewelry by Lauren Curtis

Steampunk & Gothic Jewelry by Lauren Curtis

I know it’s hard to believe that it’s “that time of year” again…the holidays!  Who wants to deal with the crowds and hassle of going to the mall when you can shop from your comfy home?  That’s why ALL OF MY ORIGINAL ART & PHOTOGRAPHY is ON SALE for 20% OFF now thru Dec. 15, 2014!! You can see my work on these sites:

Custom commissions welcome!  And I’m also offering 10% off any 1-of-a-kind jewelry purchase of $20 or more!!  Each hand crafted piece is a unique design & I can email you photos of available jewelry or if you’re in the central NJ area, I can arrange a viewing.  Please email me
with any questions about my work! (or just reply to this email).
I’ll also be vending at some holiday arts & music events in Central NJ…please check my websites for updates!  Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving!!!

As always, thanks so much for reading!

Want unique, affordable gift ideas?


Are you tired of fighting the crowds just to buy gifts that anyone can get anywhere?  Sick of clipping coupons or waiting for a sale?  Want to give unique, affordable gifts that are original and locally/US made?  Then why not support the arts by giving artwork and hand made items this year?  Your gift will stand out & be creative!  And it won’t break the bank or have you swearing at traffic and mall mobs!
You can find many inexpensive art gifts at these two New Jersey Holiday Art Events (& I’ll have artwork there too!):


Runs thru 12/24/13, Main St. Center,

212 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, NJ

Winterberries (c)Lauren Curtis

Winterberries (c)Lauren Curtis


George Street Playhouse, Livingston Ave.,
New Brunswick, NJ

Fri., 12/13/13, 5pm-9:30pm  FREE Event!  Local arts &
hand made items!
Wintersnow 1 (c)Lauren Curtis

Wintersnow 1 (c)Lauren Curtis

And I’m having my own CYBER MONTH Holiday Sale!  From now thru 12/20/13,

20% OFF

all of my original painting, photographs & digital photo collage prints!

Also available at prices ranging from $3 – $35!!  My art

T-shirts, greeting cards & 1-of-a-kind jewelry!!  To see
more, visit the websites below or email me for sample pics!
Steampunk Jewelry by Lauren

Steampunk Jewelry by Lauren


PAYPAL accepted to me at
Checks/$orders to: Lauren Curtis, P.O. Box 193, Franklin Park, NJ  08823
for inquiries, email me at
Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery!!

🙂 Lauren  (NEW fine art site!)  (my Blog) Fine Art Page) & fine art) (cards, T-shirts, photography, illustration)


Holiday Art Events; Fiddleheads, Winter Bazaar & more

Feel the chill in the air?  Getting into that holiday spirit?  Then here are some fun holiday art events in Central NJ to check out as well as some other exciting art news from yours truly…including my annual HOLIDAY ART SALE!!!

Birdwatcher (c)2012 Lauren Curtis  Watercolor & collage, prints available

Birdwatcher (c)2012 Lauren Curtis Watercolor & collage, prints available

Join me & several other local NJ artists at the opening reception for this holiday art show at FIDDLEHEADS restaurant!  FREE OPENING RECEPTION, SUN. 12/16/12, 2:30pm-4pm, REFRESHMENTS SERVED.  ALL ARE WELCOME!  27 RAILROAD AVE. (Rte. 522), JAMESBURG, NJ 08831, 732-521-0878,  Great art, great food, great times!

PAZ Winter Art Bazaar in Highland Park, NJ

PAZ Winter Art Bazaar in Highland Park, NJ

PAZ culture system, with the support of Main Street Highland Park, presents the first annual Winter Art Bazaar offering affordably priced art in a wide array of mediums from local artists.
The bazaar will take place in the Main Street building at 212 Raritan Avenue in Highland Park, operating two weekends, from 10am—6pm on Dec. 8th & 9th and Dec. 15th & 16th. Customers can also visit the gallery during Main Street’s regular office hours. Additional weekday hours may be announced or arranged by appointment. I’m excited to have work in the premier of this event!
All art is priced less than $125
For more information about PAZ culture system, check out our Facebook page here –
Photography by Lauren Curtis

Photography by Lauren Curtis

It’s time for holiday shopping once again so why fight the crowds in the stores to buy what everyone else is giving when you can shop from the comfort of your home and buy AFFORDABLE, UNIQUE gifts?  I’m offering 20% OFF ALL PHOTOGRAPHY PRINTS!  Prices now range from $20-$60 (reg. $25-$75) for signed, matted prints, 5×7, 8×10, 11×14!  Also available, original GREETING CARDS, T-SHIRTS (& long sleeves) & FINE ART!  Discounts for multiple purchases!!  Paypal, checks/$ orders accepted!  Order ASAP to receive on time!   Reply to this email to order.    Visit these sites to see my work:  (NEW fine art site!), T-shirts, photography, illustration) & fine art) 
I’m quoted in well known PROFESSIONAL ARTIST MAGAZINE !
I was so excited when renown artist and “artrepreneur”/art coach, Renee Phillips, informed me that she used my quote, about how I’m building my career, in her column in PROFESSIONAL ARTIST MAGAZINE!  As a long-time reader and fan, I’m honored to be included in this publication!  Here’s a sample: (Go to page 24) Holidays & thanks so much for reading & checking out the links!  Until next time…

Winter Black Art Show, BANG Holiday Art Sale, New Caladan Gallery show & more!

Hello & I hope you all have/had (depending on when you read this) a Happy Thanksgiving! I just returned from an amazing trip to New Orleans and can’t believe that the holiday season has officially begun; it’s a very busy time in the art world with holiday shows & sales, so here’s what I’ll be up to in Dec.:

1. WINTER BLACK 2-artist exhibit at ARTISANAL TATTOO GALLERY. Join me & Raven Young for our gothic winter art show! Opening Party Sat. 12/4/10, 8:30pm-midnight, 26 Davenport St., Somerville, NJ 08876!!! Refreshments will be served (& feel free to BYOB as well!)

2. LAST CHANCE to order my original GREETING CARDS in time for the holidays!! See attached flyer for designs. Paypal accepted to this email. Cards to fit your holiday needs!

3. I have new work in the current CALADAN GALLERY exhibit called FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT; RIGHTS & RITUALS OF TRANSCENDENCE. It can be viewed ON-LINE at

4. Time again for the BANG 5! (Buy Art Now Guys!) HOLIDAY ART EVENT at Gallery 1978. 1978 Springfield Ave., Maplewood NJ! I’ll have arT-shirts & one-of-a-kind necklaces for sale at this special holiday show which runs Dec. 4th & 5th & Dec. 11th & 12th! Affordable pieces by many local artists!

Also, if you want more creative, affordable gift ideas, I do pet portraits & art commissions so feel free to email me for details!! Happy Holidays, Everyone!
🙂 Lauren (commercial & fine art) (fine art, photography, art updates) (cards, T-shirts, photography, illustration)