Prairie Hollow Creations
Laura grew up in Shaftsbury Hollow, Vermont, and as a young adult moved to Kansas after falling deeply in love with the Flint Hills. Both landscapes -- the lush, wooded landscapes of the Green Mountains and the vast, rolling prairie of the Flint Hills -- have captured her imagination. These vistas inspire her to create art as a means of expression, understanding and connection with others.
Laura is a practitioner & teacher of meditation. She is a self-trained and intuitive artist. To Laura, the act of creating art is part of the meditative process. Her art is created to cultivate peace, stillness, insight, wisdom and compassion. Each piece of art Laura creates can be used as a talisman, invitation & reminder to cultivate those same qualities in and around ourselves each and every day.
An accomplished fiber artist, Laura enjoys spending time with her small herd of Pygora goats....
Laura dyes fiber and creates art batts for spinning and felting. She also prepares roving and clouds from her beautiful pygoras to be used for spinning, felting and other fiber arts.
Laura's newest passion is working with polymer clay.
Her creations are now available at a number of local retail outlets in Manhattan, Topeka, and Kansas city, including the gift shops at the Kansas Museum of History, the State Capitol, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, the Flint Hills Discovery Center, as well as on her store here on her website. For updates on her work, please visit her Prairie Hollow Creations Facebook page.