Meet Lauri Koo

While growing up in the Midwest I had always loved coloring with crayons and markers and would curiously watch my mother enjoying her oil paint-by-numbers.  In grade school I entered a drawing into a local fair and won first place and then life happened and sent me into many directions.

Just a few years ago I had this desire to paint and then my entire world opened up and have been learning, creating and exploring ever since. I also have a great love of taking photographs and it has been a wonderful marriage of painting and photography.

Nature is my favorite subject and I become lost in the awe and beauty that surrounds me, especially here in the desert. There are so many places to experience the variety of the seasons in Arizona. I am so grateful to be able to fulfill my passion and love sharing all of the beauty of nature through my lens.  Commissions welcomed as my schedule permits.


Juried Shows and Events

Holland Center - Foothills Community Foundation/Feb-March 2020

Winter Showing: Nov. 2019-Feb. 2020
The Gallery at el Pedregal

"New Member New Show" 2020
Sonoran Art League-Stagecoach Village

"Hot Art/Cool Show" 2019

Desert Foothills Gallery

"Emerging Artist's Show " 2019
Desert Foothills Gallery

Proud Member of :

Sonoran Arts League



Twist Bistro and Gallery

Visit Twist Bistro and Gallery in The Summit Plaza, 32409 N. Scottsdale Rd #107, Scottsdale, 85266. The new Mediterranean / American eatery opened May 12, 2020 and my painting "Blossomed Path" will be on display through August 30, 2020. Please stop by!  Info: For reservations, call 480-912-1459


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