aurie Jensen is one of our hobby's best known icons, an artist who has been creating beautiful models and paintings for over twenty years. She has had a lifelong love of horses, and has owned many, showing them in a plethora of events which include hunters, combined training, saddleseat, dressage, western equitation, trail, barrel racing and team penning. In 1975, she rode her way to a scholarship and attended Cal Poly University, Pomona, graduating in 1980.
Laurie Jo strives for conformation and color correctness in each of her creations, and specializes in accurate, expressive facial detail. Known worldwide, her models can be found in collections across the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, Canada, and Australia. This gallery shows only a fraction of the countless models created in Laurie's career, but it will give you an idea of her vast talent and attention to detail and beauty.
Laurie's Touch of the Sky sculpture is also available in china through the Lakseshore Collection company.
Laurie takes custom orders and always has horses ready for sale. Her email and snail mail address are below.
San Clemente, CA 92673
Portrait: Original artwork owned by Kimberley Harvey
Resincast: Briar Rose, an original sculpture in a limited edition of 15 (sold out)
Appaloosa: Scandanavian Sun, a blue roan semi-leopard Appaloosa stallion customized from the Breyer Traditional Adios and owned by Mindy Binkley
Mule: grey spotted john customized from the Kathleen Moody resincast, "Aristotle," and owned by Liz Strauss
Lusitano: dapple rose grey stallion customized from the Breyer Classic Terrang and owned by Lauren Allen; created in 1994
Brahma: brindle Brahma bull, customized from resin picked up in Mexico; customized circa 1998.