About me, Laura Lippay.

Sketch of me imagining little chirpy birds as 20 feet tall in the Marin Headlands  
ARTIST STATEMENT:
My art welcomes the overactive imagination; the invitation to glimpse our surroundings with exaggerated color, curiosity and a touch of macabre, and to see the world through the eyes of someone who can't get enough of it. New to the game, my art is just starting to tell stories only an ex-circus performer, turned Silicon Valley techie living in a trailer park, who's traveled the country and the world in search of weird experiences for 30 years could tell.
Curious, by both definitions.

 

Sketch of a one-winged, one-legged dragon breathing la-la-la's  
ARTIST BIO:
I interpret the world around me with mysticism, fascination and as if just a little bit of that acid trip never really ended (including the laughing parts). Friends have called me "all the colors in a crayola box" and "beautifully macabre", and my art "colorful" and "eclectic". Much of my creative side is fueled by running around in the woods in the rain and seeking deathly stories in the desert, being inspired by tough and beautiful people and constantly exploring the edges of danger.

I currently live in Old City Philadelphia and primarily paint in oils out of my home studio, of course with a resident art critic cat.
 Laura Lippay painting Laura Lippay on her Philadelphia couch
Laura Lippay in her Philadelphia art studio Laura Lippay, painting the redwoods, from her Airstream in the redwoods