L. Frye is known for her watercolors that preserve objects
and landscapes in antiquity. Born in the mountains of West
Virginia, Laura grew up surrounded by the rural farming life
often depicted in her work.
am drawn to the forgotten, to the romance of the past. I paint
to capture a feeling, or revive a memory; creating a window
somewhere in time.”
now resides in Washington, North Carolina where her studio
overlooks the Pamlico River. Her subject matter now includes
beach scenes and shore birds.
there is a common thread between the coastal life and the
rural farm life it’s the dignity of toil. You see it in the
farmers and the fishermen alike. I find myself painting scenes
that embody the beauty of this struggle.”
has a degree in Commercial Design Graphics from Fairmont State
College, and has been a producing artist since 1992.
is a member of the North Carolina Watercolor Society. Her
work has been in juried shows throughout the east coast and
can be found in many private collections. In addition to her
original watercolors, she has a series of five limited edition