photo by erik hess
ever since a professor put a carving tool and wood block in her hands, laura brown has been making prints. in recent years, she has been learning to make paper, use a letterpress, and other book arts processes.
laura has worked in studios all over the united states and europe. her work has been shown in local, national, and international galleries and, in 2010, a piece commissioned by twin cities metro magazine for publication. she was a 2010 artist-in-residence at the minnesota center for book arts, her book created there, poems + prints, is housed in the special collections of the hennepin county library. in the late winter of 2012, she produced a new book, the great lakes of north america while in residence at the women’s studio workshop in rosendale, ny.
laura lives in northeast minneapolis and makes work at the minnesota center for book arts.