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Laura Hughes

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Department of Art, Music & Creative Arts Therapies


MFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art

BFA, Alberta College of Art & Design

Classes Taught

Contemporary Watercolor: 1

Contemporary Watercolor: 2

Contemporary Watercolor: 3


Laura Hughes received her MFA in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her primary art practice involves painting, drawing, sculpture, and site-specific installations that investigate how light, form and space surround and shape one another in our preception.

Hughes has been awarded grants from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, the Oregon Arts Commission, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Canada Council for the Arts.

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