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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
American artist whose whimsical and colorful animal creations come out of her imagination. Never having taken art classes in her life, she has experienced a success of which most artists can only dream. Her brilliantly hued designs first became popular in the '80s and in the late '90s, she had a resurgence of interest in her line of dinnerware, household items, clothing and accessories, as well as continuing to create fine art for collectors.
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American artist whose whimsical and colorful animal creations came out of her imagination. Never having taken art classes in her life, she experienced a success of which most artists can only dream. Her brilliantly hued designs first became popular in the '80s and in the late '90s, she had a resurgence of interest in her line of dinnerware, household items, clothing and accessories, as well as continuing to create fine art for collectors.
  
 
Burch's animal imagery of cats, horses, dogs and other creatures is familiar, along with her pottery, scarves and household decor. "I do it because I love it," she says, "I can't do it fast enough.  It's an absolute passion and joy.  I get ideas every few seconds, and have to choose among the visions in my mind."  A flower-child of the '60s, she sold her jewelry at street fairs, soon adding her design onto pottery and garments.
 
Burch's animal imagery of cats, horses, dogs and other creatures is familiar, along with her pottery, scarves and household decor. "I do it because I love it," she says, "I can't do it fast enough.  It's an absolute passion and joy.  I get ideas every few seconds, and have to choose among the visions in my mind."  A flower-child of the '60s, she sold her jewelry at street fairs, soon adding her design onto pottery and garments.
  
Burch has suffered from osteopetrosis from age seven, a brittle bone disease usually associated with aging.  Her  
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Burch suffered from osteopetrosis from age seven, a brittle bone disease usually associated with aging.  Her response to this disability as a child was to withdraw into her own world -- "a magical inner landscape that was more colorful and beautiful than where I was, in my own body."
  
response to this disability as a child was to withdraw into her own world -- "a magical inner landscape that was more colorful and beautiful than where I was, in my own body."  By 2000, she is either on crutches or in a wheelchair after a round of hospitalizations and operations over the past five years.  With legs damaged from cumulative fractures, Burch had to sell her home in the beloved Monterey peninsula and more to Sausalito, near San Francisco.  Her son Jay handles the franchising of her designs.  She also has produced a book, "Fantastic Felines," published by Chronicle Books.
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By 2000, she was either on crutches or in a wheelchair after a round of hospitalizations and operations over the past five years.  With legs damaged from cumulative fractures, Burch had to sell her home in the beloved Monterey peninsula and more to Sausalito, near San Francisco.  Her son Jay handled the franchising of her designs.  She also produced a book, "Fantastic Felines," published by Chronicle Books.
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurel_Burch Link to Wikipedia biography]
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She died from complications of her osteopetrosis at home in Novato, California on 13 September 2007.
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[[wikipedia:Laurel_Burch|Link to Wikipedia biography]]
 
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==Source Notes==
 
==Source Notes==
 
Bonnie Svardal quotes her; she had her chart done a long time ago and knew her information.
 
Bonnie Svardal quotes her; she had her chart done a long time ago and knew her information.
 
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Latest revision as of 22:37, 27 December 2012

Name
Burch, Laurel Gender: F
Laurel Anne Harte
born on 31 December 1945 at 16:31 (= 4:31 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°00' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 11°57 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 05°58'



[edit] Biography

American artist whose whimsical and colorful animal creations came out of her imagination. Never having taken art classes in her life, she experienced a success of which most artists can only dream. Her brilliantly hued designs first became popular in the '80s and in the late '90s, she had a resurgence of interest in her line of dinnerware, household items, clothing and accessories, as well as continuing to create fine art for collectors.

Burch's animal imagery of cats, horses, dogs and other creatures is familiar, along with her pottery, scarves and household decor. "I do it because I love it," she says, "I can't do it fast enough. It's an absolute passion and joy. I get ideas every few seconds, and have to choose among the visions in my mind." A flower-child of the '60s, she sold her jewelry at street fairs, soon adding her design onto pottery and garments.

Burch suffered from osteopetrosis from age seven, a brittle bone disease usually associated with aging. Her response to this disability as a child was to withdraw into her own world -- "a magical inner landscape that was more colorful and beautiful than where I was, in my own body."

By 2000, she was either on crutches or in a wheelchair after a round of hospitalizations and operations over the past five years. With legs damaged from cumulative fractures, Burch had to sell her home in the beloved Monterey peninsula and more to Sausalito, near San Francisco. Her son Jay handled the franchising of her designs. She also produced a book, "Fantastic Felines," published by Chronicle Books.

She died from complications of her osteopetrosis at home in Novato, California on 13 September 2007.

Link to Wikipedia biography

[edit] Events

  • Health : Chronic illness 1953 (Crippling osteo began, age seven)
  • Death by Disease 13 September 2007 in Novato (Osteopetrosis, age 61)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

[edit] Source Notes

Bonnie Svardal quotes her; she had her chart done a long time ago and knew her information.

[edit] Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Creative (Vivid imagination, spirited)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Bone (Degenerative osteopetrosis from age seven)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Legs (Crippled, wheelchair or crutches)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Son helps with merchandising)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Product Marketing (Clothing, accessories, household items)
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor (Creative cat book)

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