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"Company Christmas Party - Company Christmas tells the real story of what happens at Santa's Christmas party. *Santa like any good boss is completely tanked off of a Keg of Nog. *Mrs. Clause concerned with the safety of her hard working olives is collecting sleigh keys. *Rudolph can party no more so he is passed out with his drinking buddy. *Of course there is always one or two people who get a little to drunk to early. Our lady olive is passed out in the corner while a not so sober olive draws a funny face on her and who can forget the crazy drunk running around with a kick me sign on his back. *There are always those olives who like to hook up at the company party. The 3 olives in the corner are toasting to seal the deal. *The martini glass is decorated to the hilt with Christmas light, and what Christmas party would be complete with out a Peppermint Candy Martini to keep the party going till the wee hours or however long these olives can last. *Santa's naughty list is definitely growing after this party. Are you on Santa Naughty or Nice list? "
- Michael Godard
St. Laurent, Michelle

Artist Biography:

Michelle St.Laurent was born and raised in New Jersey, the oldest of four children in a large Italian family. At a young age, Michelle was inspired by Italian Renaissance painters Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. She began painting at the age of 6 and asked for a new paint set on every birthday. In the first grade she entered a poster contest creating a painting of all the Disney characters marching in a parade. The judges disqualified her because they could not believe she had done the painting by herself without tracing. Her disappointment fueled her determination to become an artist. Filling many sketchbooks by the age of ten, Michelle began working with pastels drawing portraits of singers and movie stars. She won first place in a local art show and her piece was displayed in the town’s City Hall.
Michelle made it her goal to become a Disney Artist when her family moved to Florida at the age of 16. She worked in the Magic Kingdom throughout high school then attended the Art Institute in Ft. Lauderdale, majoring in Advertising and Design.

During college, Michelle created artwork for night clubs and radio stations. Continuing to fill her sketch books and grow as an artist, Michelle began working as a scenic artist for theme parks and production companies, painting murals, show sets and props.

After gathering years of experience, Michelle was hired by Disney Design Group where she has spent the last ten years creating artwork for Disney’s Theme Park Merchandise and special events. She trained, worked and was inspired by Disney legend Ralph Kent for the first 6 years. Michelle began painting for the Disney Galleries in 1998, and became a true Disney artist. Her talent evolved with each piece. "Through my paintings I aspire to recreate the classic Disney magic, which allows each of us to be a kid again.” Michelle’s work has been featured at Disney’s Festival of the Masters, Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival, Magic Kingdom’s 999 Happy Haunts Event, Disneyana Conventions and Disney Cruise Line.
Michelle now lives in Florida with her husband and daughter, where she spends time painting on their front porch. Her art feeds her life’s passion and her family fuels her passion for life.


St. Laurent, Michelle Art For Sale:

Our Paws Together - NEW RELEASE - Hand-textured Giclee on Canvas
27x 18
2017 New Release
Hand-textured giclee on canvas - $495.00
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Tea with Alice
16 x 22.5
2014 New Release
Hand-Remarqued by the Artist on Hand-Deckled Paper - Please Call
Riding in Style - Original
12 x 24
Original Work
Original watercolor on paper - Please Call
A Beautiful Dance - Disney Silver Series - Framed
29 x 17
2016 New Release
Framed giclee on canvas - $0.00
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Diamonds Are A Dwarf's Best Friend, AP
24 x 18
2011 New Release
Giclée on Hand-Textured Canvas - $450.00
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Father and Son - Lion King
16 X 28
Hand-textured Giclee on Canvas - $0.00
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