About Lauri Goldston

Name
Lauri Goldston
What would be the theme song of your life?
You’ve Got A Friend
What is your favorite song?
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
What do you do in the world of art?
Painting on canvas with oil/acrylic
How long have you been practicing your craft?
10+ years
If a movie was made of your life, who would you want to play you? Who do you think a casting director would cast as you?
I have no clue
If you had a super power, what would it be?
To bring calm and peace to our world
What do you think is the most artistic animal? Why?
I think Birds are the most artistic animal because of their unique and colorful feathers. The patterns and designs are so beautiful and magical to me.
Do you have a pet?
Yes
If yes, what? What is/are the name(s)?
Mia 6 year old Great Pyrenees
What has been your favorite AEDC event so far and why?
The art show at La Milpa was fun and I sold my first painting.
What are your worst and best habits?
I am an organized person. I like to make lists, organize my day, my home, my activities so that things can be calm . I like to be prepared and the sense of control that comes with keeping things orderly. However, I have learned to roll with the flow as I have aged as there is much in this life you can’t control. So one of my best habits can also be one of my worst habits …I am a work in progress.
Have you collaborated with (or are you currently collaborating with) other creatives? Would you like to?
Not very much but would be interested in learning from others work and experiences.
What are you currently working on?
Paintings of Birds and scenes from Maine
How did you land/end up in Denton County?
By luck I guess😊
What would you like to see happen in Denton County in the arts and the cultural scene?
Post Covid more opportunities to show my art and View others art.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Rude people
What is your greatest fear? Your greatest hope?
My fear is for my children and grandchildren – the state and health of our country and our world.
My hope, my greatest hope and assurance is that God is my stronghold and my strength and he will be with my children, and grandchildren .
Where would you most like to visit? Revisit? Never visit?
I like to travel so there are many places I would like to visit. I would like to go back to Italy.
If you had 50 people over for dinner, what would be on the menu?
Tex -Mex from Mi Tata
Do you speak multiple languages? If yes, what are they?
No
What is your favorite holiday and why?
Christmas is my favorite holiday because of the joy in my grandchildren’s faces when they experience the magic of the holiday and I reflect on God’s gift to us with the birth of Jesus and tell them the story of the greatest gift.
What was/is your favorite Halloween costume?
Do not have a favorite costume.
What is the most interesting thing you’ve seen this week and why? What is the most interesting thing you’ve read this week and why?
Every day is “interesting” or worrisome, frustrating, strange in this year of Covid.
I read devotion books and the Bible everyday and something always speaks to my soul. I read the Wall Street Journal most days for current events.
How long have you been an Artists Enclave Member?
2 – 3 years
What email address is best for contacting you?
laurigoldston@gmail.com
What have you enjoyed most and least about completing this questionnaire for your Member Spotlight?
It made me think … I sound kind of boring but I am who I am!