Laura Duquette is an art director and designer. Born Laura Sargent in Lockport, she attended Buffalo State College and graduated with a B.S. in Metals in 2008. She is the co-owner of the Lockport-based company 12 Grain Design & Illustration Studio with her husband, Matt Duquette. Their clients include the UB College of Arts & Sciences and the UB School of Social Work, GOBike Buffalo, and the West Side Bazaar; from 2007 to 2009 they edited an arts-themed webzine called The Artery. Duquette has also been a frequent contributor to Buffalo Rising, writing about WNY art and artists. For more information on her work, visit 12grainstudio.com or burchfieldpenney.org.
Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit burchfieldpenney.org for more information.