I am Laurend and I love the arts.
1985: I arrived in the USA as an exchange student from “Institut des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises de Paris” (Small Business Institute of Paris). Our program took place in San Rafael, CA and lasted approximately 3 months. Thereafter, I moved to San Francisco, CA where I had contracted an internship with Bechtel Power Corporation. During that period, painting had vanished from my life. I was more pre-occupied with my school work. My immediate concerns dealt with the “Where” and “How” of life. In the end,...more