Lauren lives in Costa Rica at their cool beach hotel, Iguana Lodge. She paints a lot.

She recently enjoyed three months in NYC at The Art Students League. Now back In Costa Rica she paints on the veranda.  Lauren started painting when she broke her pelvis… sleep-walking out of their tree-house about twelve years ago. After months of laying about, her husband and true love, Toby, took her back to their favorite city, Paris, to learn to walk again. Inspired and in awe, she started painting and hasn’t stopped.

Toby and Lauren frequently travel throughout the world appreciating art, sampling tasty dishes, and checking in with their three charming children, their fantastically freaky friends, and whatever else comes their way. Uzbekistan is next on the list…the Kees van Dongen museum in Monaco…

Lauren and Toby come from Colorado, where they were kick ass criminal defense attorneys.

When not painting Lauren invents things like

  • 333 WORDS: The Fastest Way to Learn English on the Planet. 333 WORDS is her super cool project – Changing the Way the World Communicates now in twelve languages –
  • SPARK Memories Radio – a breakthrough streaming music app designed to stir memories, trigger brain activity and enhance quality of life in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with partners Dr. Rudy Tanzi from Harvard, and Dave Rahn from Boulder and KBCO.

Lauren’s favorite artists include Manet, Cezanne, Wolf Kahn, Kees van Dongen, Earl Biss, Marshall Noice,  Botticelli, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Gauguin, Degas, Monet, Matisse, Picasso (early works), Georgia O’Keeffe, Stephen Pentak, The Expressionist, Douglas Fryer, Anne Packard, Cynthia Packard, Jawlenski,  … and many many others.

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