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Georgia K. Laris

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20140628201538-fit_to_be_tied_10_x_10in
Fit to be Tide, 2014 Mixed Media: Acrylic on Paper, Cotton Cord 10 X 10 Inches © Georgia K. Laris
20140628210110-tied_pool_7_x_5
Tied Pool, 2014 Mixed Media: Acrylic on Paper, Cotton Cord 7 X 5.5 Inches © Georgia K. Laris
20140629112914-tired_pool_6_x_4
Tired Pool, 2014 Mixed Media: Acrylic on Paper, Cotton Cord 6 X 4.5 Inches © Georgia K. Laris
20140929044327-tide_pull_15_x_5_in
Tide Pull, 2014 Acrylic, Cotton on Paper 15 X 5 In. © Georgia K. Laris
20140928224813-feathered_nest__6
Feathered Nest #6, September 2014 Acrylic on Business Envelope © Georgia K. Laris
20140929045804-smaller_feathered_nest
Feathered Nest #5, September 2014 Acrylic on Standard Postal Envelope © Georgia K. Laris
20140929050425-eucalyptus_framed__1
Eucalyptus Framed #1, September 2014 Acrylic on Wood With Painted Leaves © Georgia K. Laris
20140929043427-laris__mum_s_marble_wry_no
Mum's Marble Wry no. 2, 2013 Acrylic/prismacolor on Paper 8.5 X 11 In. © Georgia K. Laris
20140629111900-the_tree_party
The Tree Party, October 2011 Acrylic on Wood 3 X 18 X 20 Inches © Georgia K. Laris
20140929044837-lure_no
Lure no. 1 © Georgia K. Laris
20140929044830-lure_no
Lure no. 2 © Georgia K. Laris
20141120133043-invasive_shallow_roots_no
Invasive Shallow Roots no. 1, 2014 Acrylic, Thread, Eucalyptus Leaves, on Canvas 10 X 10in © Georgia K. Laris
20150106221814-jars_nutrition_facts_produced
JARS: Nutrition Facts Produced, December 11, 2014 Acrylic on Glass Jar, Eucalyptus Leaves & Paper 10 X 6 X 3 In. © Georgia K. Laris
20150602162206-chair_of_chairs_-gklaris
Chair of Chairs, June 1, 2015 Acrylic on Knotted Cotton, Wood, Paper 15 X 13 X 12in © Georgia K. Laris
20150602221117-helmuth_post-it
post-it painting: Farrah's Helmuth residency project, 2015 Acrylic and Cotton on Paper 3 X 3 in © Georgia K. Laris
20150602221918-neckpiece_i_helmuth_2015_residency
neckpiece I Helmuth 2015 residency, 2015 Acrylic on Eucalyptus & Cut Cookie Box 3 X 4 in © Georgia K. Laris
20150602221929-neckpiece_ii_helmuth_2015_residency
neckpiece II Helmuth 2015 residency., 2015 Acrylic on Eucalyptus & Cut Cookie Box 3.5 X 4 in © Georgia K. Laris
20160822024549-unspoken
UNSPOKEN, January 2016 Acrylic on Paper, Cotton 32 X 24 In. © Georgia K. Laris
20160822024855-2
"Hybernating", November 2015 Acrylic on Papers, Cotton 14 X 19 In. © Georgia K. Laris
20160822025155-3
"Colonial Nest", May 2016 Acrylic and Cotton on Repurposed Envelope With Eucalyptus Leaves 6 X 8 X 6 In. © Georgia K. Laris
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birth year
1951
Lives in
San Diego
Works in
San Diego
Schools
University of Pittsburgh, 1976, MS Art Ed, painting thesis
indiana university of pa, 1973, BS Art Ed.
Tags
painting, drawing, abstract, sculpture, mixed-media
Statement

Georgia K. Laris transforms the support for the painting.  The surface becomes a new material.

Georgia K. Laris (b. 1951, Pittsburgh, PA) holds degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Pittsburgh.  After several tenures as Art Department Chairperson at San Diego Mesa College since 1980, Laris continues her studio practice with several series in mixed media. Laris lives and works in San Diego.