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The Gift of Art

The Gift of Art
Few gifts are more memorable and truly heartfelt for that special someone on your list than an original piece of art. Original artwork is one of those rare items that often gets passed down for future generations. If this year has taught us anything, it’s that we should cherish and show those we love how much they mean every day. Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Jane Tart

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Jane Tart
Join me in welcoming Sarah Jane Tart to the LP Collective! Sarah Jane joined our talented roster earlier this year and jumped right in, selling out her Marsh Studies in the Summer Group Show before debuting her solo show, the Marsh Collection. Sarah Jane creates her dreamy landscapes in her home studio in Durham, NC, which was recently featured in In Her Studio Magazine! Continue reading

Behind the Lens: Raj Iyer

Behind the Lens: Raj Iyer
Allow me to introduce fine art photographer Raj Iyer. I think you will appreciate Raj's work and his precision behind the lens. As soon as I saw Raj's work I believed that it would resonate with anyone who loves the outdoors and the sea. Not only is his work gorgeous, his photographs tell a story that transport you instantly to the beach, the cliffs, the lighthouse, or wherever he points his lens. Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Anne Bohne Curtis

Artist Spotlight: Anne Bohne Curtis
A couple of years ago I was walking through a showroom at High Point Market and noticed Anne Bohne Curtis’ artwork. First, the name Bohne rang a bell (realized went to school with her brother) and then the card said artist from Savannah, Ga (p.s. where I am from) so I knew I had to follow her career and make a connection. Furthermore, I believe this is the year she created designs for Lacefield Designs (more info below). Fast forward a couple of years, this past fall when I was decorating my daughter’s nursery, I knew I wanted some of Anne’s well known bunnies. Continue reading

Artist Spotlight : Jana Young

Artist Spotlight : Jana Young
I am thrilled to introduce Jana Young to the collective. Thanks to friend and artist Kerry Hays for introducing us. (This is why I love my job, never know who you will meet). Jana’s work is so unique and I absolutely love her latest series “Into The Wild.” My husband and I traveled to Africa a year and half ago, and the animals just capture your heart especially the elephants. They are so powerful and peaceful at the same time. This collection captures the amazing faces of these animals. Learn more about Jana and her inspiration behind this collection below. Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Sage McLaurin

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Sage McLaurin

Warm welcome to Elizabeth McLaurin to the LP Collective. I am so excited to be representing Elizabeth and her beautiful work. Her landscapes are so serene and inviting. She describes, “These winter landscapes are a reminder of the importance of seasons rest, in preparation for the busier times.”

Learn more about Elizabeth in our quick Q&A and make sure to check back in this Wednesday, March 4th at 9 am est. as 10 exclusive works on canvas by Elizabeth are launching on lizapruitt.com.

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Artist Spotlight: Kaitlin Gray

Artist Spotlight: Kaitlin Gray
Warm welcome to our latest artist, Kaitlin Gray. Kaitlin resides in Kansas City, MO with her husband and 3 children. Kaitlin and I connected back in 2019 when I just couldn’t stop admiring her work on Instagram. Her bird collection caught my eye and I just knew immediately how fitting for the LP collective. Learn more about Kaitlin in our quick Q&A and I hope you set your alarms for this Wednesday, Feb. 26th at 9 am est. As I know this series will go quick! Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Carson Overstreet

Artist Spotlight: Carson Overstreet
I am so thrilled for Carson Overstreet to join the collective. And what a way to start the new year, with a new artist spotlight and new bodies of work! Carson is a fellow Richmonder and it was bound for us to meet. Her paintings embody so much of what I love: the rolling hills of Virginia and the coastline. After hosting a show together at Pillar and Peacock in December, a local design studio here in Richmond, we knew our visions aligned and that the collective and her work was a perfect fit! I have so enjoyed getting to know Carson: sharing our love for art, design and entrepreneurship. Therefore, it is my pleasure to share this fun Q & A with you so you too can fall in love with her!  Continue reading

Tastemaker: Erin McDermott

Tastemaker: Erin McDermott

For those who don’t know Erin McDermott White, I am so excited to introduce you to her amazing jewelry line. I am so happy that she is our latest tastemaker as Erin has such a love for life and you can certainly see it in her designs. Her jewelry is fun, easy to accessorize and perfect for day to night outfits.

I had the pleasure of purchasing some of Erin’s jewelry years ago at a trunk show in Richmond and still till this day grab for those earrings. And if you are a bride, she can create the most amazing bridal + bridesmaids jewelry!!

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