Events


Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception for "Small Works Show"

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.

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Dec
1
5:00 PM17:00

10x10 First Friday Showcase: Art for $250 or less

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.

"Rich Vein" acrylic on wood panel @lauranugentpaintings

"Rich Vein" acrylic on wood panel @lauranugentpaintings

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Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Desert Design Day Fall Market

Laura's gallery representative, Costello-Childs, will be featuring her work at Desert Design Day Fall Market in Scottsdale, AZ. Costello-Childs partners with artists from around the US and John Brooks, Inc to serve the contemporary art market in Scottsdale, Salt Lake City, Denver, Aspen and beyond. 

"Prior Lives" by Laura Nugent acrylic on canvas 40x30 2017

"Prior Lives" by Laura Nugent acrylic on canvas 40x30 2017

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Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

One Night Stand @ Kansas City Artists Coalition

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. 
 

"Undiscovered Countries #111" by Laura Nugent, available for purchase at "One Night Stand."

"Undiscovered Countries #111" by Laura Nugent, available for purchase at "One Night Stand."

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Nov
17
2:00 PM14:00

KC Arts Organizations Panel: GEW Event

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

THIS IS A FREE EVENT. REGISTER NOW:
http://www.kcsourcelink.com/gew/d/gewkc-2017/arts-organizations-creating-a-foundation-for-the-k

GEW is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. One week each November, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to one another, mentors and even investors. There are more than 150 events taking place in Kansas City to inspire, grow and celebrate your ideas.

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Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

"Artist as Entrepreneur" - Laura Nugent presents at KC Artists Coalition

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 marissakcac@gmail.com or 816-421-5222 to reserve your spot now.
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Sep
22
to Sep 24

Plaza Art Fair

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.

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Aug
4
to Aug 28

JRB Art at the Elms presents "On The Surface"

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."

"Undiscovered Countries, #62" acrylic on board 8"x8" (framed size 20"x20") 2017

"Undiscovered Countries, #62" acrylic on board 8"x8" (framed size 20"x20") 2017

 

 

 

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Jul
14
to Sep 22

River Market Regional Exhibition

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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.

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Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

The Late Show

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.

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Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Kansas City Artists Coalition Annual Art Auction

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. 

"The Faintest Ink" acrylic on canvas, 36" x 48"

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Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

Art & Artful Food Celebrating Laura Nugent

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.

"Press Pause" acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36" 

"Press Pause" acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36" 

 

 

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Dec
31
to Mar 31

Laura Nugent Exhibits at Michael Smith

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.

The Michael Smith staff is ready to serve you. Make sure to visit them when you are in KC.

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