September 16 – October 22, 2023
Gallery Route One’s Visiting Artist Program presents The Nature of Place, an exhibit of illustrations observing and exploring the flora, fauna, and culture of here by artist Laurie Sawyer.
Laurie Sawyer has dedicated her art practice to investigating the complexity of the natural world. Focusing primarily on species and habitats of the marine world, Sawyer presents fine art and scientific illustrations rendered on bold black and white ink on clay board, engaging the viewer with the intricate details of life among the ocean’s inhabitants with the hopes of inspiring understanding and respect for the environment which humans both live in and transform. For Sawyer, expanding our understanding of nature is her passion. She uses art to educate, engage and stimulate viewer’s curiosity to learn more.