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Laura Leigh Lanchantin

Painter, Instructor, Pigment Maker.



Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing

State University of New York at New Paltz



Awards & Residencies

2013 - The Edwin A. Ulrich Fine Arts Scholarship. New Paltz. N.Y

2013 - The Erin Wright Memorial Scholarship. New Paltz, N.Y.

2014 - Dean’s List, SUNY New Paltz.

2014- The SUNY New Paltz Research Symposium. For research on stone pigments. New Paltz, N.Y

2016 - Artist in Residence, the Platte Clove Cabin, Elka Park, N.Y

2017- Artist in Residence, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinberg, T.N

2017- Merit Scholarship, The Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, N.Y

2017- Artist in Residence, The Ashokan Center, Olivebridge N.Y

2018- Artist in Residence, Basin Harbor Club Resort, Vergennes V.T


2013 - Rivers and Roads; Group Exhibition, The Valley Artisan's Market, Cambridge, N.Y

2014- The Truth Out; Group Exhibition, The Unframed Artist’s Gallery. New Paltz, N.Y

2014- Back to the Garden; The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art BFA Thesis Exhibition. New Paltz, N.Y

2015 - Technology: A Group Show; The Denver Art Society, Denver, C.O

2016 - Older than the Mountain; solo exhibition, The Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery. Hunter, N.Y

2016- Expressive Visions; Group exhibition, The William P. Duffy Fine Arts Gallery. Tannersville, N.Y

2016- The Postcard Show, The Thomas Cole Historical Site, Catskill, N.Y

2017- In The Open Dream; featured artist exhibition, Gallery 54, Skaneateles, N.Y

2017- The Platte Clove Cabin AIR Show; group exhibition, The Catskill Center, Arkville, N.Y

2017- Entrances on Esopus, Solo Exhibition, The Ashokan Center, Olivebridge N.Y

2017- Karma Road Café, Solo Exhibition, New Paltz N.Y

2018- New School: Contemporary Interpretations of the Hudson River school, Group Exhibition,

Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill, N.Y.

2019- Passing Through, Solo Show, Cambridge Antiques Center, Cambridge N.Y

2021- Livin' In Cambridge, Solo Show, Valley Artisans Market, Cambridge N.Y

2021- The Blue Show, Stepping Stone Studios, Rosendale NY

2023- The Barn Show, Studio 89, Highland NY

2024- Hudson River Blues, RhineCellar, Rhinebeck NY


Teaching Experience


2013- The Ashokan Center, stone pigment workshop leader. Olivebridge, N.Y

2014- The Unframed Artist’s Gallery, stone pigment workshop facilitator. New Paltz, N.Y

2015- Kidzart, after-school elementary art teacher. Albany, N.Y

2015- Capital Region BOCES, substitute teacher, all grades and subjects. Albany, N.Y

2015- The Denver Arts Society, stone pigment workshop facilitator. Denver, C.O.

2016- The Mountain Top Library, stone pigment workshop facilitator. Tannersville, N.Y.

2016- The Villa Vosilla, Senior Painting Teacher, Tannersville N.Y

2017- Gallery 54, stone pigment workshop facilitator. Skaneateles, N.Y.

2017- The Catskill Center, stone pigment workshop facilitator. Arkville, N.Y

2017- The William P. Duffy Fine Art Gallery, Stone pigment workshop facilitator. Tannersville, N.Y

2017- The Ashokan Center, Outdoor Education & Art Instructor Olivebridge, N.Y

2017- Greene County Community College, Workshop Facilitator. Hudson, N.Y

2017- The Mountain Top Library, Adult Painting Instructor. Tannersville, N.Y

2017 - Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Workshop Facilitator. Gatlinburg, T.N

2017 - Job Corp, Workshop Facilitator. Cherokee, N.C

2017- The Copper Trout Gallery, Stone Pigment Workshop Leader. Cambridge, N.Y

2018- The Roxbury Arts Group, CROP Visiting Artist, Roxbury N.Y

2018- The Wallkill River School of Art, Stone Pigment Workshop Leader. Montgomery, N.Y

2018-The Prattsville Arts Center, Stone Pigment Workshop Leader. Prattsville, N.Y

​2018- Present.The Middlebury Studio School, Adult Painting Teacher, Middlebury V.T

2021-Present. Salem Art Works, Adult and Teen Painting Teacher, Salem N.Y

2021-22- Longview School, High School Art Teacher, Brewster N.Y

2022-23-High Meadow School, Art Teacher, Stone Ridge N.Y

2023-24 Community Based Services, Art Teacher for Disabled Adults, Hopewell Junction NY


February 2015- The Daily Gazette, front page of the arts section for large scale mural project inside Ninja Restaurant. Schenectady, N.Y

March 2016- Guide Magazine, for exhibition “Older Than The Mountain” at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts and Crafts Gallery. Hunter, N.Y

September 2017- WMHT Public Broadcasting. "Aha"- A House for Arts, Segment on artist Laura Lanchantin. Albany, N.Y

November 2017- The Mountain Press, "New York Artist Spending Month in the Smokies" Gatlinburg, T.N


Summary of Creative Works


2014- Back to the Garden, Collaborative research on Catskill Mountain stone pigments with artist Itty Neuhaus, New Paltz, N.Y

2015- Ninja, 27x13ft Mural for Ninja Restaurant, Schenectady, N.Y

2016- Geological research on Catskill Mountain Mineral Pigments. Hunter, N.Y

2017- I am the Painter of the Sky, Illustrations for children’s book written by Salvatore Bevilaqua.

2017- Hoot of The Owl, public display installation for The Village of Coxsackie, funded by Coxsackie Transport, Coxsackie, N.Y

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