Wenaha Gallery to feature College Place artist
December 17, 2020
DAYTON—The Wenaha Gallery will feature College Place-based abstract oil painter Frankie Laufer.
Laufer moved to California in the late 1970s and returned last year, settling in College Place. He uses two rooms in his house as his studio. Describing himself as a “late bloomer,” he started painting at the age of 40. Laufer said he felt internally that he wanted to paint, so he went to a paint store, opened up a tube of paint, smelled it, and put some on his finger. Laufer says it was at that moment that he knew he wanted to paint.
For 30 years, Laufer worked out of the studio of his men...