Laura Palermo

Laura Palermo

Laura Palermo is a wildlife conservastion artist based in Charleston, South Carolina.  Laura began painting a Sea Turtle Collection after encountering two of them off the coast of Sullivan's Island.   This chance encounter has stoked a passion within her to study and protect sea turtles, including volunteering at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital.  Ten percent (10%) of her profits from the collection goes to support this hospital.

 

In addition to sea turtles, Laura paints many species of wildlife with an eye toward conservation of our ecosystems.

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Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Laura attended Mercyhurst University and obtained a bachelors degree in artShe also studied art in Florence Italy.