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Sibling Art Show

Art runs in this family. Join us in in Ottawa, Kansas for a showing of art by siblings Mary Hall and David Laughlin. Opening Reception Friday June 2nd 6 – 9pm Refreshments and Live Music Sponsored by the Ottawa Community Arts Council Featuring 37 original paintings by Mary Hall PLUS -- International works by David Laughlin [...]

May 30th, 2017|Events|

Buffalo Soldier Exhibition

What was life like for the African American soldiers stationed in the deserts of Arizona? For 15 years, artist, David Laughlin researched the troops, known as the 10th Cavalry Regiment, and their daily activities while stationed in Arizona from 1885 to 1896. The collective work encompasses watercolor, pen and ink, pastel and oil paintings as [...]

May 26th, 2017|Art In Depth, Events, In The News|

Architectural Rendering

Long before the arrival of computers, artists had to hand illustrate or paint a finished image of buildings to help sell the firms’ prospective projects. Laughlin was hired by many architects during his long career, from Illinois to Arizona. Using the blueprint construction drawings, Laughlin created images such as this detailed casino project adding people, [...]

January 7th, 2017|Art In Depth|

Holiday Collection

Laughlin’s early career focused on design and merchandising, from his creation of clay “critters” to his production of greeting cards.  In 1958, Laughlin and his wife, Doris, put hours of work into creating hand printed cards for sale with the assistance of a marketing agent.  Digging deep into his vast studio collection, these gems [...]

December 15th, 2016|Art In Depth|

Auction Donation

"New Mexico Sky" print auctioned at Arizona Oncology Foundation’s Fund Raiser Auction, 4th Annual Festival of Trees, on Saturday, December 3rd. David Laughlin Fine Art donated a giclee reproduction of "New Mexico Sky" for the Arizona Oncology Foundation's Fund Raiser Auction, 4th Annual Festival of Trees, on Saturday, December 3rd at 6:15 at the Westin La Paloma [...]

December 9th, 2016|Events|

Hunting Tiger Print Auctioned

Auction Donation of Giclee for Reid Park Zoological Society’s Zoocson Event in October 2016  featured the newest print available – “ Hunting Tiger” – a beautiful and colorful 18 x 24 Original Pastel Painting. “Hunting Tiger was inspired by a visit to the tigers during my trip to Nepal.  I used the Tucson Zoo tigers [...]

November 21st, 2016|Events|

Arizona Highways Article On David Laughlin

Arizona Highways sat down with David Laughlin  to learn about his history, his inspirations and the way he keeps himself busy today. You can read in in interview, "Q&A: Tucson's David Laughlin on a Life of Art" at

May 2nd, 2016|In The News|

Tohono Chul Exhibition

Southwestern Artwork on Display at Tohono Chul Botanical Gardens & Galleries  While visiting beautiful Tohono Chul Park in Tucson, Arizona, you can catch a display of Laughlin’s many Southwestern images in the Wilson Room adjacent to The Garden Bistro restaurant on the grounds.  The Wilson Room is available to many Tohono Chul patrons attending meetings, [...]

January 6th, 2016|Events|

The Rialto Theatre Third Annual Fundraising Gala

On February 28, 2015, the Rialto Theatre Foundation held its Third Annual Rialto Theatre Fundraising Gala.  David Laughlin Fine Art  donated a framed block print titled Blue Sky, created as part of his whimsical painting and print series – Cloud Ponies®. The piece was sold at auction that evening. We are proud to have the [...]

January 28th, 2015|Events|