Rockin’ Holiday Art Events; NYC/NJ

Those holiday TV commercials have started so you know what that means?  It’s that time of year again where the air chills, stores stay open late, it gets dark early & we have to start our holiday shopping!  But why drudge through crowded malls or buy generic stuff online when you can go to fun, free holiday art events, socialize, see unique art and get affordable, original, cool creative gifts?  At the following art events (where I’ll have work available) you can enjoy yourself while finding things that no other place has so hope you’ll join me at these events in Central NJ & NYC, NY!

An ALL-STAR Group show featuring many of the artists who have graced Wendigo Productions & Art on A Gallery‘s walls as well as some new ones!

Celebrate the holiday season with us!  I’ll have several 35mm B&W New Orleans photographs in this show!
Food and Drink! Holiday attire is encouraged!!
All artwork priced for gifting: $300 and UNDER!

Morgana's Murder, oils (c)Lauren Curtis

Morgana’s Murder, oils (c)Lauren Curtis


This haunting art exhibit opened on Halloween & runs thru November.  So, check out the NEW Gallery U location, 439 South Ave., Westfield, NJ & enjoy the show…I have the above oil painting on display!


There’s already so many holiday art events scheduled in NJ this month & here are a few I’ll be exhibiting/selling my work at…
1. Gratitude Festival at Soma Center & Yoga Studio on Sunday 11/24/13,  4-7pm, 511 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, NJ, FREE EVENT!   732-777-9642

2. Holiday Bizarre Art Show & Sale, sponsored by PAZ Culture System, 421 Main St., Highland Park, NJ. 
   Show opening November, 30 ending December,  24, 2013. FREE EVENT.  I'll have many photos available!

3. I'll be vending & showing my artwork at The Court Tavern, Church St., New Brunswick at some music/dance events including 
    the Melody Club Reunion Party on Sat., 11/23!
   Check my Facebook page for upcoming details (give a LIKE/comment while you're there!)

As always, thanks so much for reading & hope to see you at one of these events!

End of (Summer) Days Art Events

It’s hard to believe the end of Summer is here but it’ll be as busy as ever!  On THE last day, 9/21/13,  I’ll be in TWO art shows!  During the day (see image below), I’ll have 2 pieces in the MANDALA exhibit at Nails in the Wall Gallery at St. Luke’s, 17 Oak Ave., Metuchen, 2-5pm.  FREE catered event!  


Nails In Wall.MandalaShow2013

Then, that night, I move on to exhibiting art & hand made crafts at the ONE NIGHT SHOW  at the Court Tavern in New Brunswick, NJ, 9/21/13,
9pm-2am, local artists, old-time burlesque act& several local, live bands!!



Sunday, Sept. 29 I’ll have a booth at the HIGHLAND PARK ANNUAL ARTS IN THE PARK free outdoor art fest, main St., Highland Park, NJ.  I’ll be with the H.P. Artist Collective all day so stop by this well-attended, fun family event!
And finally I thought I’d share with you that a children’s book I illustrated for an author in California has been published!  A touching, inspirational, TRUE story about a medical doctor who saved a horse’s life!  Here’s the link to POLLY’S PROMISE

Hope to see you at these art events &/or online!


Discover NJ Arts Artist of the Month

BBBBRRRRR, it’s been cold out there but the art world is giving warm support to local artists!  Discover Jersey Arts, in conjunction with ArtPride NJ, has featured me on their VIRTUAL GALLERY as February’s ARTIST OF THE MONTH!!  Please check out some of my newer work and info on their website:

Mothers Lament (c)Lauren Curtis Watercolor and collage

Mothers Lament (c)Lauren Curtis
Watercolor and collage

I’m proud to have artwork in the following exhibits this month:ONE NIGHT SHOW at the Court Tavern in New Brunswick, NJ, 2/16/13, 8pm-2am, 4 local artists and 5 live bands!!

BIANCO, a group exhibit featuring artwork based on the color white, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

FANTASTIC TALES, group show of NJ artists at the South Brunswick, NJ Municipal Gallery

WINTER SHOW, group show of NJ artists at Fiddlehead’s Restaurant, Jamesburg, NJ

Morgana's Murder, oils  (c)Lauren Curtis

Morgana’s Murder, oils (c)Lauren Curtis

Thanks for reading & stay warm,

~Lauren art website) & fine art), T-shirts, photography, illustration)  (my Blog!) Fan Page)

August Art Adventures!

Can you believe the summer is 1/2 over already??  It’s going by way too fast but I did hear the weather guy say we’re in for unusually high temps into Oct. so we’ll have more outdoors time, although it is frightening evidence that global warming is in full effect.  Guess we have to enjoy life while we can yet respect it enough to preserve and repair our environment for our generation and those that follow.  OK, I’ll climb down from my soap box and talk art stuff with ya!

As you have seen from my posts I’ve been a busy art bee this summer doing a lot of fests and exhibits and it hasn’t stopped yet…in August I’m doing TWO, FREE EVENTS…both on the SAME DAY!  During the day on 8/6 I’ll be vending with my long-time friend Judy at the annual Hands of Change Pagan Picnic (a great event for all you environmentalists, nature-lovers, Wiccans/Pagans, spiritualists, etc.)  Here’s the scoop:

It’s that time of year again…the Hands of Change Pagan Picnic! Sat. 8/6/11, 11am-sundown, Johnson’s Park, Grove 4, New Brunswick, NJ.  I hope you’ll join me & Judy Ray (vending our art, jewelry, cards, t-shirts, leather-wares from, the Hands of Change Coven, & friends for this family-friendly, FREE event!  Artists & vendors, musicians, special guests, Tarot readers, ritual circles and more!  Just please bring food to share and bring yourself for this fun annual event.
See you there.
Bright Blessings,
Lauren & fine art) art, photography, art updates), T-shirts, photography, illustration)  (my Blog!) Fan Page)  (Wiccan/gothic art & fine crafts)

After the fun at the picnic, I’ll be selling my wares (original 1-of-a-kind jewelry, my T-shirts, and more) at the next ONE NIGHT,  FREE ART SHOW at The Court Tavern, an awesome, old-school rock-n-roll bar/club on Church St. in New Brunswick, NJ.  FREE FOOD TOO supplied by the artists and the wonderful curator, Maria!  Join us for a night of art, kick-ass music, good deals on booze and fun!   Many local artists will be represented.  See flyer below along with images of some of my jewelry & new T-shirt designs!  If you can’t make the events but are interested in ordering from me, I accept Paypal to so feel free to contact me for prices.  Shirts start at just $15 & necklaces at just $13-$30.

Stay cool, have fun and hope to see you at these events if you’re in the Central NJ area..if not, feel free to post comments!

Thanks for reading,