About

 

Education:

B.F.A., Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Solo Exhibitions:

2018              Yew Dell Botanic Gardens, Louisville, KY.

                           Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Ill.

2017                  Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI

                          Hiberna Flores, Oakland University, Rochester MI

                         Peace River Sculpture and Botanical Garden, Punta Gorda, FL

2016               Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, Krehbiel Gallery

                          Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Detroit, MI. 3 year Installation

                          Botanicals, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI            

2015                  Botanicals,Rau Art & Design, Harbor Springs, MI,

                          Alumni Exhibit, Detroit Artist Market, College for Creative Studies, MI

2014               Winter in Bloom, Cranbrook House &Gardens, Bloomfield, Mi.

                          Botanicals,  Meadowbrook Hall Gardens, Rochester, Mi.

2013               Botanicals, Planterra Greenhouse, West Bloomfield, Mi.

                          Botanicals, Solo Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham,Mi.

2012                ArtPrize, Fifth Third Bank Installation, Grand Rapids, Mi.

2011                  Phone Art929 Galerie 929 Birmingham Mi.

                          ArtPrize, The City Gallery, Grand Rapids, Mi.

2010            Digital Garden, Galerie 929, Birmingham, Mi.

                       Beaumont Hospital, Permanent Collection

2009                  Still Life   Galerie Mamia Bretsche, Paris, France

2006                  Bouquets Haute Technologie   Galerie Bretsche, Paris,France

2004                  Botanica:20 years of Still LifeMarygrove College, Detroit, MI

2003                  Botanical Image   Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

1998                  Still Life: Alternative Process  Halsted Gallery,  Birmingham, MI

1994                  Botanical Images  Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

                          Black, White & Color   Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

1993                 Nude Abstractions   BBAA, Birmingham, MI

                          Exposed   The Eton Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1992                New Works  Pontiac General Hospital, Pontiac, MI

                          Photo Collage  Barsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1991               Xerographie   The Lightfantastic Gallery, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

                         Botanical Images  The Raven Gallery, Southfield, MI

                         New Works  The Art Loft, Birmingham, MI

 

Group Exhibitions:

2017               Biotic , Dab Art -H Gallery , Ventura, CA.

2015,16          Botanicals, Galeria Sillechia, Sarasota, Florida

                       Intimate Portraits, Robert Kidd Gallery, MI

2014             River Walk, Sculpture Installation , Detroit Riverfront

2013             River Walk, Sculpture Installation, 2nd place award winner, Detroit Riverfront

2012               CCS Alumni Exhibition, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI

2010             Art Now, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

                        May Flowers  Eton Street Art Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1992               Museum Without Walls   Rochester Gallery,  New York, NY

                        Michigan Friends of PhotographyUrban Park Gallery, Detroit, MI

                        Photowork 2 ICP Barrett House, New York, NY

 

Collections:

 

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI, Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Morton Arboretum, Chicago, IL

Peace River Sculpture and Botanical Garden, Punta Gorda,FL, Ryerson University, Toronto

The Gap, Corporate Contemporary Art Collection, San Francisco, CA

Museum of Art University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Ill.

St. John Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI, Detroit Public Library, Detroit, MI.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, St. Joseph Hospital, Pontiac, MI

Numerous Private Collections

 

Gallery Representation:         

Currently Represented by The Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Sellechia Fine Arts Gallery, Sarasota, FL

J Petter Gallery, Saugatuk, MI

Rau Fine Art and Design, Harbor Springs, Mi

 

Past Gallery Affiliations:

Galerie Mamia Bretesche, Paris, France,Margaret Tvedten, Harbor Springs, MI. ,

Green Street Gallery, Key West, FL, Pamela Barsky, Los Angeles, CA ,

Kosky Gallery,Charlevoix, MI, Nancy Hirsch Gallery, Monterey, CA,

Rubiner Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, The Bell Gallery, Birmingham, MI, Memphis,TN

Halsted Gallery, Birmingham, MI .

 

Publications:

Detroit Art Review, Chicago Gallery News, Detroit News, Detroit Free Press

Detroit Home, Hour Media, Downtown Magazine, Art Net, Partner Magazine, 

Photography Now, Paris, France,  PDN Photo District News,NewYork,

The Journal, Center for Creative Photography, Woodstock, NY

Photographers Forum Magazine, Santa Barbara, CA, Cliche Magazine, Brussels, Belgium

 

Activities

Artist, Photojouralistic, Fashion, Commercial photographer. Photography Educator and Speaker

2010-2017           President, Birmingham Bloomfield Cultural Council  

1994-Present      Owner, Laurie Tennent Studio, Inc. Photography Studio

1985-2003          Member-President, Michigan Friends of Photography

1986-1994          Owner Eton Street Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1983-86               Gallery Manager, Rubiner Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI