Resume

AWARDS

2016    Carolyn Heller Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, FL

2016    Individual Artist Grant, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL

2014    Selected Artist, Creative Capital Foundation Professional Development Program funded by Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Tallahassee, FL

2014    Award of Excellence, 9th Biennial National Art Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL; Juror Carl J. Samson, former Chairman, American Society of Portrait Artists

2013    Best of Show, 27th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition, Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL; Juror, Frank Verpoorten, Director and Curator, Baker Museum of Art, Naples, FL

PUBLIC ART

2015    Selected Artist for ArtPop! Billboard public art project sponsored by Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Tampa, FL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Elizabeth Moss Solo Exhibition, Elizabeth Moss Galleries; June 2018

2017    Port Side: Featuring the Work of Laura Waller, ArtCenter Manatee, Bradenton, FL; October 3 – November 3

2017    Port Side: Paintings by Laura Waller, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL; January 27 – March 11

2016    The Working Waterfront: New Work by Laura Waller; Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth, ME

2015    The Working Waterfront: Port Tampa Bay – New Paintings by Laura Waller,
Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL

SELECTED DUAL AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018   The Alliance for the Arts, May 2018, Ft. Myers, FL 

2018   Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape, March 2018, Atrium Art Gallery, Lewiston, ME

2017   Sketchbook Project; Brooklyn Art Library, New York, NY

2015    Best in Show: The Past Decade, Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, FL

2014/2015 Fine Art Exhibition, Tampa Bay Lightning/Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL

2014    Cityscapes: The City As I See It; The Gallery at the Watershed, Eugene, OR

2014    28th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit, Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, FL

2013    Maine Coastal Islands, Headquarters, National Wildlife Refuge, Rockland, ME

2013    Maine Icons and Special Places, River Arts Center, Damariscotta, ME

2013    Oil Paintings by Laura Waller, Corporate Headquarters, Maine Home and Design Magazine, Portland, ME

2012    The Human Side, River Arts Center, Damariscotta, ME

2011    Holiday Show, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland, ME

2011    Travelscapes, Nuance Galleries, Tampa, FL

2010    New Works by Laura Waller, Taylor Ikin, Nuance Galleries, Tampa, FL

2010    Holiday Show, North Light Gallery, Millinocket, ME

2009    Waller and Ikin Exhibition, Nuance Galleries, Tampa, FL

2008    Two Friends Return, Laura Waller, Taylor Ikin, Nuance Galleries, Tampa, FL

2008    Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition, Old School Square Cultural Center, Delray Beach, FL

2006    Oncology on Canvas, exhibition organized by Eli Lilly and Company, premiered at Royal Academy of Art in London, UK, and traveled worldwide.

TALKS

2016    “How an Artist Sees the Working Waterfront”, Farnsworth Art Museum Docent Talk, Rockland, ME

2015    Artist Presentation, 4th National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium; Tampa, FL

2015    Artist Presentation, Women Artists of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 

RESIDENCIES

2015, 2014, 2013 Vermont Studio Center Residency in Art Program, Johnson, VT

INDEPENDENT STUDIES

Studied with noted painters in Arizona, Florida and Maine

EDUCATION

1982    Certified Financial Planner, Awarded by College of Financial Planning

1968    Master’s Degree, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1966    Bachelor of Arts Degree, Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Phi Beta Kappa

MUSEUM, CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

American Victory Museum, Tampa, FL
Eli Lilly and Company, New York, NY
Liquid Pictures 3D, Laguna Beach, CA
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Raymond James Financial, St. Petersburg, FL
Rockland Public Library, Rockland, ME
City of Rockland, Rockland, ME

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016    “Femme Visuale: Laura Waller; ” Creative Loafing, Tampa Bay, June 16

2016    “Focus Artist of the Week: Laura Waller;” Elizabeth Moss Galleries, June 15

2016    “Artists Receive Grants from Arts Council”, The Tampa Tribune, March 9

2016  “Fourteen Local Artists Receive Grants from Arts Council;” Hillsborough County Arts Council, February 29

2015    “ArtPop Tampa Announces Jury-Selected Winners for Billboard Space”, Hillsborough County Arts Council, May 28, tampaarts.com/artpop

2015    Jet Fuel Review – Spring Issue

2013    “Alliance Announces Winners in 27th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition;” Michael Kiniry, The River Weekly News, Vol. 12, No. 24, June 21

2013    “Best of Show, Owl’s Head, Gives Viewers a Respite from Confrontational World;” Thomas Hall, The Examiner, www.examiner.com; June 8