Lara Plecas

In my work, I explore the connection between human emotion and our environment. We have a deep personal connection with the places where we visit and live, as well as, the experiences that may have endured there.

28 April 2013

Governor's Arts Awards- March 6th, 2013

The Arizona Commission on the Arts recently purchased a small encaustic piece entitled "Slavic Morning" which I was honored to present to Tucson Artist Jim Waid, along with last years winner Ed Mell.

10 April 2013

Eye Lounge Group Exhibition at the Mesa Arts Center

American Dream

Featuring the Artists of Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space

Friday, March 29 - Sunday, August 11, 2013 

South Gallery

Separating the myth from reality, this exhibition focuses on “The American Dream” and what it means today. The artists of the downtown Phoenix collective, Eye Lounge, have come together to explore this notion of “The American Dream” in a diverse, thought provoking display of what this concept has become and how it translates on an individual level.

Featured Artists:
Logan Bellew
David Bradley
Lee Davis
Sean Deckert
Paul Elliott
Daniel Funkhouser
T.J. Hogan
Sarah Hurwitz
Mimi Jardine
Chris Maker
Melissa Martinez
Merkel McLendon
Michael Max McLeod
Christina Mesiti
Abbey Messmer
Mary Meyer
Ann Morton
Dianne Nowicki
Crystal Phelps
Lara Plecas
Christina Pruitt
Olivia Timmons
Claire Warden

Opening Reception: Friday, May 10, 2013 (7-10pm)

FREE and Open to the Public
• Musical Entertainment
• Artists in Attendance
• Light Refreshments and Cash Bar