Resume

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Upcoming Fall, In the Limelight, Elizabeth Moss Galleries; Falmouth, ME

2019
Laura Waller: Rockland, Tampa and NYC; Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, FL, January 11 – March 1, 2019, Guest curator Barbara Anderson Hill

2018
Industry and Urbanity; Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth, ME

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

2017
Port Side: Paintings by Laura Waller; Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL

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
Along The Coast: Port Paintings by Laura Waller and Sarah Hull; Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, FL

2018
Industrial Maine: Our Other Landscape; Univ. of Southern Maine 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 Bch, FL

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

AWARDS

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

2016
Carolyn Heller Visual Arts Award; 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

MUSEUM, CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Tampa Bay History Center

American Victory Museum, Tampa, FL

Eli Lilly and Company, New York, NY

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Raymond James Financial, St. Petersburg, FL

Rockland Public Library, Rockland, ME

City of Rockland, Rockland, ME

PUBLIC ART

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

RESIDENCIES, INDEPENDENT STUDIES

2018, 2015, 2014, 2013
Vermont Studio Center Residency in Art Program, Johnson, VT

2011 – 2002
Independent study 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

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

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
“Third Time’s a Charm – Alum Finds Her Way Back to Art in her ‘Encore Career;’ Newcomb News, Fall 2018

2017
“Painting Beyond Numbers;” Bay Magazine, December 10

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 JurySelected 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