By Ben Hyland
Throughout the month, Vinton Today will be highlighting the artists, craftsmen, and vendors that will be featured at Boom-fest on August 30th. Laura Johnson is one of Boom-fest’s featured artists, and specializes in creating fine art wall portraits for her clients.
She says that what makes her unique is the attention to detail that goes into each and every piece of art she creates. They are designed specifically to fit their wall size and to mesh with their decor colors, while adding an impressive finish to the home. Drawing on her former experience in pencil art, painting, and chalk pastels, this Cedar Falls resident says that her inspiration comes from “the great old master painters and portrait artists.”
“I enjoy creating masterpieces that will last for generations. Everyone should have the chance to own a timeless portrait of their family or child.”
Come browse Laura’s work in addition to the dozens of other talented artists at Boom-fest on August 30th in the historic downtown district of Vinton.
About Boom-fest Arts, Crafts & Repurposed Treasures Fair
Bring the whole family to the historic Vinton downtown district for a day of food, fun, and shopping at the 2014 Boom-fest Arts, Crafts, and Repurposed Treasures Fair! Watch a live chainsaw carving while the kids play on FREE inflatables! Listen to the University of Iowa Steel Drum Band or sing along with Cowboy Randy Erwin! Eat a Scratch Cupcake and check out the dozens of local artists, artisans, antique dealers, and craftsmen showing off their goods! Do it all at Boom-fest!
Stay for the evening too when the Iowa Pyrotechnic Association will put on one of the BIGGEST FIREWORKS DISPLAYS IN THE MIDWEST!

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Might I suggest including a picture of the artists work with your article.
By: Brenda Hackbarth on August 11th 1:16pm

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