Women in the Arts KC is hosting its January gathering at Weinberger Fine Art, following the opening of "Building Blocks," a show featuring the work of Laura Nugent. This event is for all women working in the arts in and around Kansas City. Meet the owner & art advisor of WFA, Kim Weinberger and her staff Courtney Wasson and Jori Cheville. Laura will also be on hand for comments and questions about her new and recent work on exhibit.
"Building Blocks," an exhibition featuring the works of Michael C. Driggs, Jeremy Rockwell and Laura Nugent opens Friday January 12th at Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City. The artists will be present for the reception and each will give remarks about their current studio practice and works chosen for the show. Gallerist and art advisor Kim Weinberger will speak to the theme and how she curated these three diverse artists together for the first time.
The show will run from January 11, 2018 - February 24, 2018. Gallery hours are Tuesdays - Fridays, 10 AM - 6 PM and Saturdays 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. A members event during the Crossroads First Friday is scheduled for Friday, February 2 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
The Arts Company annual January exhibition previewing Of Things To Come in the new year opens January 6 during First Saturday Art Crawl in Downtown Nashville. The exhibit continues through January 25 during regular gallery hours, 11 AM - 5 PM, Tuesday - Saturday. Laura has about a dozen new works featured in this exhibition. The Arts Company is Laura's ongoing representative in Tennessee.
Laura's work is included in "Past, Present & Future," an annual group exhibition at JRB Art at the Elms in Oklahoma City. Meant to introduce new and current artists to the community, JRB hosts a brunch opening on New Year's Day from 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM. The show will continue throughout the month of January. Look out for more events with Laura and JRB in the coming year.
Vanessa Lacy Gallery is hosting a winter small works exhibition at the Kansas City Livestock Exchange location. Four works from Laura's "Undiscovered Countries" series will be available for purchase.
Please attend the opening reception on December 8 where there will be food, live music and many exhibiting artists in attendance, including Laura. The show will be on display through January 6, 2018.
Stop by the ArtsKC Gallery in the Kansas City Crossroads during First Friday for the "Small Works Showcase" featuring 10x10 artwork from KC artists-all priced at $250 or less. This event is free and open to the public.
Laura's painting "Rich Vein" (below) is featured in this exhibition.
The 6th Annual KCAC Members exhibition is back by popular demand!
"One Night Stand" is a three hour art show in the Kansas City Artists Coalition galleries. Its purpose is for member artists to invite friends and collectors to see and purchase NEW works.
Laura's painting "Undiscovered Countries #111," below, will be available for purchase during "One Night Stand." 30% of the sale price will benefit the work of KCAC, Kansas City's oldest arts non-profit organization.
Join the party! This is a FREE event with music courtesy of Johnny2tone. Complimentary food and beverage will flow throughout the night.
Curious about the various arts organizations in Kansas City and what they can do for you? For the first time ever, representatives from five groups that have helped shape the art community as we know it are sitting on one panel. Come learn how each differs and what opportunities they provide.
Organizations and their respective representatives include:
- ArtsKC: Dana Knapp, President/CEO & Heather Beffa, Program Manager
- Artist Inc: Lisa Cordes, Director
- Charlotte Street Foundation: Amy Kligman, Executive/Artistic Director
- Interurban Arthouse: Angi Hejduk, CEO
- Kansas City Artist Coalition: Laura Nugent, Board President
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Visual artist and long time Kansas City Artists Coalition member Laura Nugent, has traveled the art fair circuit, navigates the online art marketplace, licenses her images and sells successfully with galleries around the US.
In this "Strategies for Artists" session, Laura will show images from her 20+ year studio practice and exhibition history, describe the evolution of her sales model and demonstrate the importance of making oneself ready for opportunity.
Q&A will follow.
RSVP is required! Please contact Marissa at email@example.com or 816-421-5222 to reserve your spot now.
Join Laura, along with 240 of her artist friends, this September in Kansas City for the Country Club Plaza Art Fair. This will be her only appearance at an outdoor arts festival in 2017 and her ninth year participating in this highly competitive juried art fair. You will find Laura in booth #223, across from Tivol on Nichols Road.
Laura's work is featured in a group exhibition opening August 19 at Roan and Black Contemporary in Saugatuck, MI. The show includes the work of ten Roan and Black artists who work in "graphic and energetic traditions." Click on the slideshow below for more images of "Graphic:Color:Lines."
Laura Nugent is one of three artists featured in the August exhibition "On the Surface" at JRB Art at Elms Gallery in Oklahoma City. Sixteen new works in Laura's "Undiscovered Countries" series are on display in the gallery's Beaux Arts Room through August 28, 2017. The exhibition will open with a reception from 6:00 - 10:00 PM on August 4th during Paseo Arts Districts's First Friday Gallery Walk. JRB's Gallery Director, Joy Reed Belt, says the show "will feature three very skilled artists whose work often appears to the casual eye to be different than it does under closer scrutiny. Artists Larry Hefner, Behnaz Sohrabian and Laura Nugent will all be present at the opening reception which is free and open to the public."
Laura's work is included in the 2017 River Market Regional Exhibition at the Kansas City Artists Coalition this summer. A free, public opening reception will be held on Friday, July 14th from 6 PM - 8:30 PM. The exhibition is on display through September 22nd and will include a symposium featuring the juror, Curlee Raven Holton.
Join artists Laura Nugent and Marilyn Artus for a moderated discussion about their careers as artists. This event precedes the July 1st opening of their show at The Arts Company, Nashville.
Laura is gifting a painting to support an auction fundraiser for the Kansas City Art Institute student scholarship fund. You may attend this benefit in person or bid online through Paddle8. Please visit the event's website for more information and stay tuned here for a preview of the work Laura will be donating.
Laura Nugent is showing new and recent works at The Late Show on June 2, 2017. This display includes larger acrylic on canvas paintings and smaller framed works from her "Undiscovered Countries" series. Laura’s exhibit was scheduled and curated by Tom Deatherage, the longtime proprietor of The Late Show, who passed away on May 16.
This First Friday event is one of note. “Tom’s impact on the emerging artists of Kansas City deserves to be recognized,” Laura writes. “It is a sad time for his closest friends and family. Above all, his message to those of us he represented at The Late Show, is ‘the show must go on.’ It is in that spirit that we open its doors for one of the last times.”
The opening hours are 6 PM - 9 PM on June 2nd.
Attend the annual fundraiser for the Kansas City Artists Coalition and jump in on the bidding to win an original Laura Nugent painting. Laura has donated "The Faintest Ink," a 36" x 48" acrylic on canvas work which will be auctioned off at KCAC on Saturday, February 18th. Laura will be present that evening as Auction Chair and looks forward to supporting this organization with you.
Michael Smith Restaurant presents Art & Artful Food celebrating Laura Nugent on Tuesday, February 7th. Meet the artist and enjoy complimentary bubbles and hors d'oeuvres from 5 - 6 PM. After the artist reception, please stay and enjoy Michael Smith's $19. Artful Food Tuesday.
Laura's work is featured in this group exhibition to introduce her and other new Arts Company artists to Nashville. The show runs during the month of January, 2017 but you will find Laura's work in the gallery on an ongoing basis. A two-person show is being planned with Laura for later in 2017. Stay tuned!
Laura is showing new and recent works at Michael Smith Restaurant from December 31, 2016 - March 31, 2017. This exhibit includes four large acrylic on canvas paintings and eight smaller framed works from her "Undiscovered Countries" series. All of the works are available for sale.
Michael Smith is open for dinner, Tuesday - Saturday from 5 PM to close. The exhibit is accessible Monday - Saturday via Extra Virgin next door. Please visit MichaelSmithKC.com for hours.