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Since Laurie Fields came upon the art scene thirty years ago, her multifaceted painting style has been a constant source of supply to the art market. Her combination of various collage materials, textures and acrylic paint produce bold, innovative paintings suitable for both residential and commercial settings. Her mixed media works incorporate ceramics, photography, monotypes and metal flashing.
Born in New York City, Ms. Fields received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Hartford. She started her career as a textile designer before becoming a resident artist at the Farmington Valley Arts Center, in Connecticut. She was the recipient of a grant from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, and received numerous awards. In 1981, Laurie was accepted as a resident artist at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, where she currently has her studio.
Ms. Fields’ work is in the collection of the Vanderbilt family, as well as such corporate collections as IBM, General Foods, Westinghouse, Adolpho, Helmsley-Spear, Hyatt Regency and Geico Insurance. Magazine coverage of her work includes Cosmopolitan, Designer, Interior Design and Home Entertainment.