Lauren Proud

Lauren Proud is a New York painter who was raised in a household full of creative inspiration.  With a father who worked as an advertising Creative Director, and a mother who worked as an Illustrator and Photographers’ Representative, Lauren was surrounded by fine art and creativity from an early age.  She found her love of painting in high school and though she didn’t pursue fine arts as a formal career, she has studied oil and watercolor painting with a number of professional painters in the New York area. Lauren takes great joy in the act of creating beautiful images, and the passion for her hobby can be seen in the vibrant brush strokes of her work.