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Laura Walters

Selected Commissions, Honors & Exhibitions:

 

  • Old Town Art Splash, Coppell Tx, 2017 – sculpture selected for annual exhibit

  • Palestine Main Street Art Tracks, 2016-2017 – 2 sculptures selected for rotating exhibit

  • Hometown of North Richland Hills, 2016 – commissioned to create site specific sculpture series for ‘Magnolia Park’ within residential development

  • MODArtists Gallery – Solo exhibition, November 2015

  • City of Highland Village, Tx, 2014 – commissioned to create 2 sculptures

  • Vitruvian Park, Fiori, 2013, Addison, TX – Commissioned by UDR & Studio Outside (architect) to create 20’ large-scale sculpture, “Suspended in Bloom” for motor court entrance.  Fabricated by Baldwin Metals of 1” corten steel, according to my maquette and direction. Worked with builder, architect, engineer and lighting contractor to coordinate of all aspects of project development & installation.    

  • Henderson Avenue Art Project 2010-2014, Dallas, TX – Winner of First Place “People’s Choice” Award in 2013 and 2010

  • City of Dallas, Lake Highlands Town Center – installed 2 public sculptures commissioned by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs for city park  amphitheater and hike & bike trail, installed 2012

  • Goodrich Gallery, FUMC, “Summer Nights” – solo exhibit, Aug. 2012

  • “Art Around Town”, City of Mesquite, TX – invitational outdoor sculpture, 2011-2014

  • Select Art, Dallas, TX, represented 2008-2017 – works sold for public placement to     City of Grand Praire, City of Melissa, City of Highland Springs, XTO Energy and numerous private & corporate clients

  • The Village of Fairview, MG Herring Group – 2 mid-size/large scale sculptures purchased for permanent placement in retail/residential development, 2010

  • Hurst Convention Center – Commissioned to create site specific sculpture, 2010

  • Art Ability – Baylor All Saints Fort Worth Regional Heart Ctr - wall sculpture, 2009

  • Felder Gallery, Port Aransas, TX, represented 2010-2017

  • State Fair of Texas, “Sculptor’s Way” – exhibited large scale sculptures, 2008-2016

  • Haley-Henman Gallery, A Walk in the Rain, Dallas, 2008

  • Your Private Collection, Featured Artist, Granbury, TX, 2007

  • Bronze/Glass, Simon Michael Gallery, Coastal Bend College, Beeville TX, 2006

  • For Children Ages 40 & Up, Mesquite Arts Center, Mesquite, TX, 2005

  • Relations, Christopher Inglis Stebly Gallery, Ocean Springs, MS, 2004

  • Oddities, Solo Exhibit, 2520 Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2004

  • Showcase Gallery Featured Artist, Hot Springs Arkansas, 1999

 

Education:

  • Southern Methodist University

    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1986

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, 1986

  • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 1988-90         Sculpture and interior design

  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX 1990-92      Bronze/metal sculpture

  • Creative Arts Center of Dallas, 1992                     Welding/metal sculpture

  • The Studio of George Davis, 1996-2000                Figurative sculpture