Laurie Tennent
American Photographer

Tennent Botanicals
Tennent Artist Statement Biography

Laurie Tennent: Artist Statement, Biography & Resume (1, 2)


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



Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI

First Federal Bank, Detroit, Michigan

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

Museum of Art University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

St. John Hospital,Grosse Pointe, MI

Detroit Public Library, Detroit, MI

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

St. Joseph Hospital, Pontiac, MI

Private Collections in USA and Europe



2014               Winter in Bloom: Cranbrook House & Gardens, Bloomfield, MI

2013               Botanicals:  Planterra Greenhouse, West Bloomfield, Mi.

2013               Botanicals:  Solo Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham,MI

2012               ArtPrize, Fifth Third Bank Installation, Grand Rapids, MI

2011               Phone Art:  Galerie 929, Birmingham MI

2011               ArtPrize, The City Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2010               Digital Garden,Galerie 929, Birmingham, MI

2010               Beaumont Hospital, Permanent Collection acquisition of 14 works for Womens Urology Department

2009               Still Life:  Galerie Mamia Bretsche, Paris, France

2006               Bouquets Haute Technologie:  Galerie Bretsche, Paris,France

2004               Botanica: 20 years of Still Life,Marygrove 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

1994               Black, White & Color:Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

1993               Nude Abstractions:BBAA, Birmingham, MI

1993               Botanica: The Artists Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

1993               Exposed: The Eton Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1992               New Works: Pontiac General Hospital, Pontiac, MI

1992               Photo Collage: Barsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

1991               Botanical Images:The Raven Gallery, Southfield, MI

1991               New Works: The Art Loft, Birmingham, MI



2013               ArtWalkSculpture Installation: 2nd place winner, Detroit Riverfront

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

2010               Art Now:  Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2010               May Flowers:  Eton Street Art Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2010               Venus Unbound:  Lotus Gallery, Plymouth, MI

2009               Group Exhibition:  Rivers Edge Gallery, Wyandotte, MI

2008-09         Summer Show:  Huzza Gallery, Harbor Springs, MI

2008-09         Michigan Fine Art Exhibition:  BBAC Birmingham, MI

2007               Studies in Studios:  Waterstreet Gallery, Douglas, MI

2005               DealersChoice:  Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2005               New Work:  Ann Arbor Art Association, Ann Arbor, MI

2004               Realism:  Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2004               Digital Survey:  BBAC, Birmingham, MI

2004               Show and Tell:  BBAC, Birmingham, MI

2003               Focus 2000 Portfolio:  Exhibited at Oakland County Galleria, Pontiac, MI;

2003               Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI

2003               Berkowitz Gallery, University of Michigan,Dearborn, MI

2003               Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2000               Still Life:  Gallery Blu, Pontiac, Michigan

1995               Botanical Images: A Photographic Interpretation

1995               The Bell Gallery, Birmingham,

1995               Art & Flowers:  Detroit Institute of Art Museum, Detroit, MI

1995               Environment, Shelter & Dwelling:  Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

1994               Michigan Fine Art Exhibition:  BBAA, Birmingham, MI

1994               Gender Issues:  Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI

1994               Michigan Friends of Photography:  Urban Park Gallery, Detroit, MI

1994               Michigan Photography Exhibition:  Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

1992               Museum Without Walls:  Rochester Gallery, New York, NY

1992               Michigan Friends of Photography, Urban Park Gallery, Detroit, MI

1992               Photowork 2:  Barrett House, New York, NY (Juried by Willis Hartshorn, Deputy Director, InternationalCenter of Photography)

1992               100 Artist Exhibition:  Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI

1991               The Latent Image:  University Gallery, Saginaw State University, Saginaw, MI

1991               Michigan Artists:  Lawrence Street Gallery, Pontiac, MI

1991               The Garden:  Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

1991               Michigan Fine Art Exhibition:  BBAA, Birmingham, MI

1989               Joint Ventures:  UAW-GM Human Resource Center, Auburn Hills, MI

1989               Realism:  Pontiac Art Center, Pontiac, MI

1989               Three Views:  Homestead Gallery, Walled Lake, MI

1989               AlumniRetrospective:  Center for Creative Studies, Center Gallery, Detroit, MI

1988               Michigan Print Exhibition Alma College, Alma, MI

1988               Botanical Images:  Lansing Art Center, Lansing, MI

1988               Recent Works:  Briggs Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

1983               Artscape:  Rubiner Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

1983               Emerging Artists:  Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

1983               Michigan Photography Exhibition:  Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

1983               Electrographics:  Rochester Gallery, N.Y.



Galleria Silecchia, Sarasota, FL

The Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI,

Galerie Mamia Bretesche, Paris, France



2014               Styleline, Feature article, Detroit, MI

2014               Metro Times, Detroit News Art Feature, Detroit, MI

2013               Detroit Home, Hour Media Feature, Detroit, MI

2013               Downtown Magazine, Feature, Detroit, MI

2013               Detroit News, Arts Feature, Detroit, MI

2007-09         The Knot Magazine,Feature, New York, NY

2006               ArtNet, Partner Magazine,Photography Now, Paris, France

2006               PDN Photo District News,Feature Articles, New York,NY

2000               Birmingham Eccentric, Cover Story, Botanical Images, Birmingham, MI

1999-2007    The Knot Magazine, Feature Articles, New York, NY

1999               Style Magazine, Features, Farmington, MI

1998               Style Magazine, Artist Feature, Farmington, MI

1998               The Big Idea, Feature Artist Article, Ferndale, MI

1995               Michigan Journal, Michigan Friends of Photography

1993-94         The Journal, Center for Creative Photography, Woodstock, NY

1985, 86, 92  Photographers Forum Magazine, Santa Barbara, CA

1983               Cliche Magazine, Brussels, Belgium


25 years         Photojournalistic, Fashion, Commercial photographer

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

1994-today    Photography Educator and Speaker

1985-2003    Member-President, Michigan Friends of Photography

1986-1989    Owner Eton Street Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1983-1986    Gallery Manager, Rubiner Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI

1984               Audio Visual Tech, Gallery Assistant, Bateau Lavoir, Paris

1984               Assistant to Ernestine Ruben

1982               Still Photographer, MTV, Maui, Hawaii

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