Laurie Sewell-Muller lives in Omaha, NE with her husband, Jay, and son Arlo. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in painting from the University of Nebraska in Omaha in 2010.
Laurie's most recent creative endeavor is handmade jewelry. She has always loved rocks, gemstones, nature, and creating beautiful color combinations. She has found that making jewelry is a new way to express her love for these things and finds that her passion for painting inspires her designs for jewelry.
*Above photo credit: Ariel Panowicz Creative
Laurie creates colorful paintings in various mediums and sizes. Her favorite mediums are oil, watercolor, and pen and ink. She sometimes uses non-conventional materials like eye shadow in her work. Laurie is interested in the medium of painting because it provides a way for her to contemplate and explore ideas and imagery within an artistic tradition and explore infinite possibilities. Laurie values the meditative process of art-making and believes that it has the capability to heal the body, mind and soul.
Laurie creates handmade jewelry with unique beads of many different materials including gemstones, glass, metal, clay, and recycled materials. She also uses wire and precious metals in her jewelry creations. Her creations are playful and are inspired from the world of nature and imaginary beings.
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