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Guest Blog | Laura Schneider’s ‘Living In The Fog’ Collection

At August Haven, we celebrate, support and embrace the joy of creative expression and aesthetic beauty in all its forms and are proud to display the works of local artist Laura Schneider in our Appleton showroom during the months of August and September.

Laura is the founder of Studio L Photography and has kindly granted permission for us to repost this feature as an introduction to her ‘Living In The Fog’ collection. Visit our Appleton showroom through the month of September to view Laura’s ‘Living In The Fog’ Collection. Originally published on Studio L Photography on August 25, 2020. You can view the original blog post here

Guest Blog - Laura Schneider Featured Artist

And I’m so grateful they do.  As an artist and photographer, I’m honored to have my work on display at August Haven.  A portion of my Living In The Fog series is exhibited as a gallery wall.  August Haven’s talented designers arranged furniture around my photographs resulting in a warm and inviting space.

This artwork is available to purchase for a limited time.  Each piece comes in a variety of sizes and finishes and can be purchased directly from my online shop.  Last but not least, all artwork ships directly to your home or business for FREE.

I believe that the art in your space should reflect that love for the extraordinary.  The art you live with should add to the beauty of your days.  I believe you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best.  After carefully curating this collection of fine art photography, these pieces are ready to find a home. I’m here to help you transform your space with a piece of art you’ll value forever.

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Living In The Fog Artist Statement

Why do we try so desperately to see beyond the fog?

Everything we need to see is right in front of us, gloriously visible.  The details which requires our attention are revealed because the distractions fade into the fog.  Once we learn to embrace the fog, we find comfort in knowing that we’re exactly where we’re supposed to be.  

Fog hinders our ability to look back through the past and ahead to the future.  It forces us to face the present moment head on.

I believe that we create our own stories.  Life doesn’t always go as planned, and it’s in this lack of certainty that we find our path through the fog.  When we’re forced out of our comfort zone and trust in the unknown, our true potential is unleashed.   

By embracing the fog myself, I hope to inspire others to do the same.

Fog brings clarity and a new vision to my artwork.  Living In The Fog is a series of film photography which scanned negatives are printed as archival pigment prints. 

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My journey to becoming an artist was long.

But this is only the beginning.  I’m excited to see what’s next for me and where this may lead, but for now, I’ll relish in the midst of the fog.

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Artist Bio

Laura Schneider was born and raised in Wisconsin.  She is a Midwest-based artist who colors outside the lines of life.  While earning her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Laura’s passion for photography was ignited in the darkroom.

For nearly two decades, Laura has been capturing subtleties that go overlooked by the casual observer.  Her perceptive nature gives her work character and revealing depth.  She leverages her senses and the natural qualities of her environment to leave inspired, relatable creations in her wake. 

Laura’s mission is to live to her fullest potential by creating work that matters.

Photos courtesy of Laura Schneider, Studio L Photography