Fashion and Art co-exist with the captivating creativity of Lauren Luna Ltd. Teacher, Artist, and Designer are just a few titles that describe the very talented Lauren Luna. I was introduced to Lauren by a mutual friend and when I checked out Lauren’s Work I was immediately drawn to it! Graffiti, Paintings, Sculptures and not to mention her fabulous Shoes! Who can resist beauty especially when conveyed in a versatile and innovative expression?!
Not only was I blown away by Lauren’s skills but I was overly humbled by her philanthropic efforts! For the past 9 years Lauren has been a Special Education Teacher to emotionally disturbed youth. Lauren uses her talent as a behavior incentive to her students and every 9 weeks a winner is chosen based on the maintenance of their positive actions and receives a pair of Lauren’s custom-made shoes. Outside of the classroom, last year Lauren produced a Fashion Show called Se7en Deadly Sins to raise funds for inner- city scouting with Boy Scouts. Lauren also created her first Custom Ladies Calendar and donated $1 from each calendar sold to Barefoot Kids Foundation. Due to the success of the calendar , this will be now be an annual project. Talk about changing lives one mission at a time!
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Lauren’s Passion, Drive and Generous Heart will all contribute to her future successes without a doubt! Talent definitely speaks for itself and you can see that all through Lauren’s work! When asked how Lauren would like to be remembered as an artist/designer, she replied “ As an Artist, I’d like to be remembered as someone in the trenches trying to make a difference in people’s lives and I brought it to light so that other’s could see the wrong doing of society and would be willing to do something about it. As a Designer, I would like to be remembered as someone who always gave back. Everyone of my projects has had a beneficiary other than myself. The world won’t change alone. Changes must be made and they start with me.” With that being said, I encourage you all to get to know Lauren and be inspired to do something as powerful and remarkable as she is, I know I am!
Lauren is currently working on completing on completing her Master’s in Fine Arts and always creating new pieces for her collection. Lauren is currently represented by Terra Gallery in Columbus, OH. In the next five years, Lauren would like LaurenLunaLtd. to be mass distributed in major high-end stores throughout the world, for her paintings to be in major galleries and museums, and to continue to pursue her passion making a nice living while changing the lives of other’s through her work!
You can checkout Lauren at www.artistaluna.com all of her work can be seen there and her shoes are exclusively sold through the site. To stay update on Lauren and her exceptional endeavors ‘Like’ her fanpage on FB Lauren Luna and Follower her on Twitter @LaurenLunaLtd
Now without further adieu checkout some of Lauren’s Fabulous work below…Enjoy!