As a professional artist for over forty years, Laurel Wilson paints landscapes, seascapes and nature close-ups in watercolor. Her realistic work is known for its color, strong values, composition, fine detail, and calming moods. From seashore to mountains, boats to butterflies, the world provides wondrous gifts. She points out what others might not have yet observed or who hold in memory a special time, connecting to people in a direct, impactful way. Her experience as a naturalist, art history teacher, and museum conservator is reflected in her creations. Her paintings are recognized locally, regionally and nationally.