Freelance artist specializing in unique fine art, illustration & original Gothic & Steampunk jewelry. Also, Lauren offers art lessons & art marketing lessons.
What I bring
My artwork focuses on subjects that are Gothic, Steampunk or Wiccan/mythological in nature. I regularly exhibit my work in various galleries, art fests, online events and more as well as selling my unique crafts at these events as well. I look forward to sharing my work with you!
What I am all about
Lauren Curtis, a freelance illustrator and fine artist, has been involved in the Wiccan/Pagan, Steampunk and Gothic communities for many years. She obtained a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University (1988), and her work reflects her interest in mythology, (especially Egyptian, Celtic, and Greco-Roman), spirituality, the Occult, and dark fantasy. Lauren works in many mediums, such as pen & ink, oils, watercolors, digital art and photography. She exhibits her work regularly and has sold pieces across the US and abroad. Children of the Forest & Spirit~Art are the artist’s own line of Wiccan greeting cards, & Lauren , along with two long-time friends,started a line of hand-made, unique crafts, T-shirts, art & more called
Talon after Lauren’s 20+ inch fingernails! Many pieces of her artwork have been featured in various Gothic, Pagan and alternative publications, as well as on-line zines & blogs, and a variety of her work can be viewed on http://laurencurtisart.weebly.com . She has been featured on several radio & TV shows including the Science Channel’s Oddities, and German TV show TAFF TV, & has been in Ripley’s Believe It or Not for her record-breaking fingernails. Through all of her creations, Lauren wishes to promote the appreciation and understanding of an “alternative” mind-set and spiritual beliefs.