Artworks
Embroidery floss on linen
41" 1/2' x 24
2018
Embroidery floss on fabric
31 3/4” x 28 3/4”
2018
Embroidery floss on gold lame
155” x 58”
2018
Embroidery floss on various fabrics
An ongoing series of embroideries started in 2013.
2013
Natural linen thread on translucent cream linen fabric I made into a curtain
57” 1/2’ x 108”
2018
Embroidery floss on dark blue linen
29” x 20”
2017
White embroidery floss on white cotton flour sack towel
29” x 28”
2017
Red embroidery floss on flour sack towel
28 1/4” x 29”
2017
Laurie M.’s favorite black hoodie, 22” x 30”, accumulated dust, hanger
22” x 30”
2012
Indigo watercolor on watercolor paper
18" x 24"
2018
20 x 16 oil on panel
20 x 16
2017
White and red embroidery floss on scrap of blue fabric
37 1/2” x 30 3/4”
2016
stickers
2012
Black and white photocopies (Spanish, Portuguese, English
Three versions in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, each 11 x 8 1/2
2013
Brass plate, DAT Tape, leather strap, nightstick, paper booklet, Paper tube, press type
1991
Brass plate, DAT Tape, leather strap, nightstick, paper booklet, Paper tube, press type
1991
archival inkjet print
Walnut Ink, stamp on Watercolor postcard
4" x 6"
2013
Walnut Ink, stamp on Watercolor postcard
4" x 6"
2013
ashes contained in inverted ziggurat/pyre from Laurie M.’s personal journals, one white rose, white orchids and various ephemera from the time of Trayvon Benjamin Martins killing, from various media outlets, written words and ephemera representing Trayvon Benjamin Martin that were ritualistically incinerated on what would have been Trayvon Benjamin Martin’s 23rd birthday on February 5th, 2018. I Have a Dream button added April 4th, 2018.
2018
ashes contained in inverted ziggurat/pyre from Laurie M.’s personal journals, one white rose, white orchids and various ephemera from the time of Trayvon Benjamin Martins killing, from various media outlets, written words and ephemera representing Trayvon Benjamin Martin that were ritualistically incinerated on what would have been Trayvon Benjamin Martin’s 23rd birthday on February 5th, 2018. I Have a Dream button added April 4th, 2018.
2018

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  • Laurie M. updated the Artwork GRATITUDE With Typo
    GRATITUDE with Typo, the seventh in a series of word works directly related to JOY. Created on 6_30_2018, 1:10p.m., Grandma Eleanore's light blue embroidery floss on white towel, 31 3/4” x 28 3/4”. Typo, red embroidery floss on white towel, corrected on 7_1_2018, (Canada Day) at 2:59p.m.
  • Laurie M. updated the Artwork JUDGEMENT
    JUDGEMENT   6_17_2018, 4:07 p.m. Grandma’s Eleanore’s black embroidery floss on gold lame, 155” x 58” During a conversation on June 16th with a friend Laurie M. came up with the word JUDGEMENT to be her next embroidered word. Taking gold lame fabric she had bought the day after the election of 45 at Halsey Street Fabrics in Newark, NJ. It was originally intended for another work based upon her original work UNTIED KINGDOM, after Brexit. Complete with a sketch of the color breakdown of …
  • Laurie M. updated the Artwork GRATITUDE With Typo
    GRATITUDE with Typo, the sixth in a series of word works directly related to JOY. Created on 6_30_2018, 1:10p.m., Grandma Eleanore's light blue embroidery floss on white towel, 31 3/4” x 28 3/4”. Typo, red embroidery floss on white towel, corrected on 7_1_2018, (Canada Day) at 2:59p.m.
  • Trayvon Martin Luther King Jr. Lynching(s) Without the Tree(s), In Honor of Trayvon Benjamin Martin Born February 5, 1995 Killed February 26, 2012 (aged 17) and Martin Luther King JR. Born January 15th, 1929, Assassinated April 4th, 1968, Memphis TN. On the night of February 26, 2012, Laurie M. took her favorite black hoodie and hung it from an old wooden hanger, hanging it from the molding in her Gilded Age parlor room the night Trayvon was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. It has been hangi…
  • Trayvon Martin Luther King JR. Lynching(s) Without the Tree(s), In Honor of Trayvon Benjamin Martin Born February 5, 1995 Killed February 26, 2012 (aged 17) and Dr. Martin Luther King JR. Born January 15th, 1929, Assassinated April 4th, 1968, Memphis TN.  On the night of February 26, 2012, Laurie M. took her favorite black hoodie and hung it from an old wooden hanger, hanging it from the molding in her Gilded Age parlor room the night Trayvon was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. It has be…
  • Original postcard, stamp (art) on front with hand written script in walnut ink on verso. Watercolor paper, postage stamp, 4” x 6”. Laurie M.’s handwritten script on verso: Trayvon’s murder is testimony that we are not all free. Stand your ground has to go or the murders will continue often not even making the “news”. Courtesy of the artist NFS
  • Laurie M. updated the Artwork DUALITIES Installation
  • Original postcard, stamp (art) on front with hand written script in walnut ink on verso. Watercolor paper, postage stamp, 4” x 6”. Laurie M.’s handwritten script on verso: Trayvon’s murder is testimony that we are not all free. Stand your ground has to go or the murders will continue often not even making the “news”. Courtesy of the artist NFS
  • On the night of February 26, 2012, Laurie M. took her favorite black hoodie and hung it from an old wooden hanger, hanging it from the molding in her Gilded Age parlor room the night Trayvon was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. It has been hanging there ever since collecting dust as a stark reminder of the racial inequalities (lynchings) in America. Laurie M.’s favorite black hoodie, 22” x 30”, six years of accumulated dust, hoodie Columbia Apparel, ca. 2000’s), from Laurie M.’s pe…
  • Trayvon      Laurie M.’s favorite black hoodie, 22” x 30”, accumulated dust, (hoodie Columbia Apparel, ca. 2000’s) Trayvon Benjamin Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman on the night of February 26, 2012. Laurie M. took her favorite black hoodie and hung it from an old wooden hanger, installing it in her Gilded Age parlor room, hanging it from the decorative molding on that same night after she heard the news. It has been hanging there ever since collecting dust. Trayvon w…