Lauren Artist Statement
Lauren Waterworth is a native of Watauga County, North Carolina. She is married to Alex Waterworth, an artist, himself, and son of the late sculptor Sherry Edwards. Lauren and Alex have one daughter, Viviane.
By day, Lauren is a Senior Lecturer in the Geological and Environmental Sciences Department at Appalachian State, with a professional focus on Environmental Law and Regulation. By night (and weekends, and whenever she can find some time) she pursues her passion for painting. She takes inspiration from the beautiful landscape and natural history of the High Country.
Marion Artist Statement
Spirals, circles, abstract designs, textures and figures have always intrigued Marion. She uses bright acrylic colors, make marks and use elements of collage to bring excitement to a work of art. Exploring mixed media and beautiful colors is comparable to indulging in good dark chocolate.