Installation of murals by Laura Didyk (three “Monster” images on the left)

Laura Didyk

Artist Laura Didyk in front of two of her pieces created for the Housy Windows Project.
Laura Didyk is a writer, artist, editor, and teacher based in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Her writing has been published widely in literary magazines throughout the country. She has been a writing fellow at Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and MacDowell, where she received the Rona Jaffe Foundation award. Her illustrations and erasures have appeared in Orion magazine, Washington Post Magazine, No Tokens, and others; in the books Collage Your Life (Storey Publishing), Your Idea Starts Here (Storey Publishing), and Lost Objects (Hat & Beard Press); and in exhibitions at the Berkshire Museum and elsewhere in the Northeast. You can see more of her work on her website,, and on Instagram @lauradidyk.

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