Photo Credit: Amy Reinhold
MEET LAURA RABORN
Laura Raborn’s paintings have been exhibited in Arkansas, the U.S. and the Bahamas and are in multiple collections including acquisitions by the CARTI Collection, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Bill and Hillary Clinton private collection. Her work has earned numerous awards and she has a thriving portrait commission business, one of which was presented to the former Governor of Arkansas, Mike Beebe. Raborn and her artwork have appeared in several publications such as “Women Make Arkansas: Conversations with 50 Creatives,” “Untold Arkansas: An Anthology,” Ms. Magazine blog, and Entropy magazine.
After receiving a B.A. from Rollins College, Raborn worked in marketing for six years and took evening classes at the Arkansas Arts Center, where she is delighted to now teach workshops. She recently completed her Masters in Art with a focus on Painting, during which she worked as a Graduate Assistant for the esteemed Dr. Floyd Martin at UA Little Rock.
Her Little Rock studio is open for appointments and her paintings can be viewed by visiting Cantrell Gallery in Little Rock, AR, Justus Fine Art in Hot Springs, AR and Princess Street Gallery on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. Collectors can also view available paintings at http://www.saatchiart.com/laurarabornart.com.