LjPatton: Illustrator, Author, Entrepreneur, Designer, Geek
I am an illustrator and the Co-Owner of the Southeast's only art gallery focusing on illustration and pop culture art.
ATTENTION Art Directors and Editors!
I am available for illustration commissions.
I received my BFA in illustration from Rhode Island School of Design and my MFA with a focus on writing and illustrating picturebooks from Goddard College. During my studies I completed honors programs at Parsons Paris, and The University of Canterbury in Christ Church, New Zealand.
I have received the following Honors:
North Carolina Regional Artist Project Grant.
Highlights Foundation Grant
Western North Carolina Business Woman of the Year Nominee
Our Gallery ZaPow! was named Business of the Month by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce.
My illustrations have appeared in the following publications:
Asheville Citizen Times , Carolina Arts, Charlotte Observer , Haywood County News, Laurel of Asheville, LiveValuation Magazine, Mountain Express, Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Magazine, SCBWI Carolina's - Pen & Pallette, WRE Magazine (C) 2007 - 2010 Copyright Lauren j.Patton
Member since 2013
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