Laura Jacquemond's Profile
Welcome to Blue Terracotta!
I’m Laura, an American artist living and working in Lyon, France.
I was dazzled the very first time I spied a praying mantis in the grass.
Growing up on the east coast of the US, I spent lots of time playing in the woods as a kid, picking blackberries, running across black widow spiders, discovering discarded snake skins on tree branches, collecting colorful fall leaves and skimming down hills on my flexible flyer (no helmet!) in the winter. My first organized effort in wildlife conservation was joining together with the neighborhood girls to save caterpillars (by housing them in leaf-lined shoe boxes) from the neighborhood boys who were setting fire to them!
I remember being ecstatic about the environmental…
- Born on October 5
- Joined October 30, 2008