Meet the artist: Lacey Holman

Current Hometown: Voltaire

Where can we see your work?

https://www.facebook.com/lacreations21/

Do you have work for sale?

Yes, I do have work for sale.

In what media do you work?

My style of media is watercolor, acrylic, ink/pen and pencil.

How would you describe your style?

My style is abstract/realism

Who would you say have been influences on your work?

My biggest influence that got me started in drawing is my Grandma Mavis. She started me out with magazine pictures of animals when I was five years old. She noticed that instead of me coloring pictures, I was copying them down on random pieces of paper.

My biggest influence now is Walter Piehl. Ever since I attend Minot State University, his art style has always intrigued me. After my dad passed five years ago, my range of art come down to more Western/ Horse. My dad was a horse trainer when I was younger, and I needed something to get me through his passing. I started painting with more watercolor and it would be images of horses. As the years have gone by, I’ve expanded my art style more.

Are there particular themes you like to explore in your work?

Horses, western, wood work.

What do you most enjoy about the creative process?

The past five years of my art growing, people have noticed and some ask me to do custom drawings for them. Some range from tattoo designs, to painting designs, or even a design to remember a passed loved one. I enjoy seeing the smiling faces of people when I give them their pieces. when I get into working on a pieces, I am in my own world. I love when I can pick up a paintbrush or pencil and work like nothing is around me.

Tell us a little about yourself.

I grew up in a tiny town of Egeland, North Dakota. I graduated from Bisbee-Egeland High School in 2004. I graduated from Minot State University in 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Art, Minor in Photography, Art History and a Concentration in Business Management. I’ve been married to my husband John for six years. We have two girls, Chelsee who is 6 1/2 and Molly 13 months. Besides being an artist, I’ve worked at the Velva School as a Para for five years and have been assistant volleyball coach for four years. I also have a photography business, LJC Photography besides my art business. I came up with the name Lacey’s Creations after someone told me they enjoyed seeing my creations come to life. Some people call me Jack of All Trades because I do so much

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