Laurie is shown here painting at her favorite studio away from home at the Art Ovation Hotel, downtown SRQ

Online Personalized ART CLASSES for the young and old

For those of us (which means most of the world) who need to stay home because of the COVID-19 situation, I have designed stay at home private 1:1 online instruction for those that want creative instruction. For young artists who need help with home school art projects, I will work

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Studio COVID-19 Closure Through the end of March

March 15, 2020 Letter to Students,  The health and well-being of our creative community is of paramount importance.  After careful consideration, and in light of the rapidly changing circumstances related to the Coronavirus (Covid -19), I have decided to postpone all classes and workshops at The 11th Orange from today

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2020 HALO Arts Project Fellowship

I am so very honored and grateful to announce that I was one of 6 artists in the Sarasota County area that were selected as a 2020 Fellowship Recipients. The award will help with facilitation of the introduction of art therapy and the expressive arts as a modality for healthy

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The 11th Orange is Featured on Tampa Bay’s Fox 13.

We are so grateful to Fox 13 and Chip Brewster for visiting The 11th Orange on 1/23/20 to give a tour of the studio and feature the signature BE FREE large scale painting classes offered there. For more on the segment, visit: the FOX 13 link to see part of

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New Member of Women Contemporary Artists

I am very excited to announce that I have been juried into the Women Contemporary Artists group – a regional (southwest Florida, USA) group of women artists actively engaged in the visual arts. Please check out their website of over 140 active painters, photographers, sculptors, printmakers and digital artists in

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New Classes in 2020 at The 11th Orange

BE FREE and LIGHT – a take on the large scale BE FREE classes, but working on black paper instead of white canvas. HeART ART collaged journals and Power Creativity with Positive Priorities PlayShop. Any questions? Please give us a call at 941.900.4145. Thanks so much and may your creativity

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Artwork Network ONLINE Gallery & Platform

Laurie Maves ART has had a long standing relationship with Artwork Network Gallery, based in Denver, CO. Since 2008, I have been part of their bricks and mortar gallery as well as online gallery. In 2018, unfortunately the physical gallery shut it’s doors in the Santa Fe Arts District. But

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For a limited time ~Laurie Maves (Shoe) Art on EBAY!

Making a slight departure from large scale abstract themes, I have created a comical carrot themed high heeled shoe painting to benefit Forty Carrots Family Center, located in Sarasota, FL To run alongside the organization’s grand fundraiser called “Wine, Women and Shoes”, which is underway 11/10/19 – 11/15/19, I will

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