Art Exhibit in Exeter

Laura Harper Lake. 

EXETER —Laura Harper Lake presents a new body of work in her exhibition “Adrift the Surface” at Art Up Front Street Studios and Gallery in Exeter.

The opening reception is Fri., July 12 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and the exhibit is open July 12-31 during regular studio hours.

Through small, delicate oil paintings, Harper Lake explores the physicality of the floating human form in a dream like state, delving to what is deeper within. The emotional release of weightless-ness and the submergence of stress and anxiety are concepts that are explored in Harper Lake’s latest body of work.

Laura Harper Lake is an interdisciplinary artist, with a prime focus on painting, illustration, printmaking, and mixed media. She graduated with a degree in Studio Arts from Chester College of New England in 2007.

Harper Lake has exhibited her work in various New Hampshire, Maine, and Boston, MA galleries, as well as had her work included in local and regional publications. Harper Lake is a permanent artist represented at the Art Up Front Street Studios and Gallery in Exeter, NH, and works under the name Artful Harper Studios.


Art Up Front Street is an artists’ collective with nine working studio spaces in Exeter. The studios host two large Open Studios each year on the first weekends in May and November.

The gallery has original paintings, prints, photography, abstracts, landscapes, adornments, watercolor, jewelry, stitched expressions, and assemblage. It is the first artist collective in Exeter.

Art Up Front Street is located at 120 Front Street in uptown Exeter, near the railroad tracks. Easy to spot, just look for the yellow flower murals! Free parking is on the left rear side of the studio in the back lot.

Open five days a week, with regular hours of: Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., plus Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. They are closed holidays. For more, go to Email Find them on Instagram, Facebook, Trip Advisor. Call 603-418-6286.

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