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Exclusive Services

Lauren facilitates workshops in the US & abroad on a variety of topics - browse the list, if something stands out contact Lauren.

  • Blacksmithing

  • Bookbinding

  • Creative Mindfulness

  • Chakra Painting

  • Dyeing with Natural Colorants

  • Essential Oils

  • Foraging

  • Foundry (iron, bronze, aluminum)

  • Herbalism

  • Mold Making (green sand, resin bonded sand, rubber mold, and plasti-paste mother molds)

  • Painting (Watercolor & Acrylic)

  • Printmaking (experimental & traditional techniques)

  • Sound Meditations

  • Visual Journaling

  • Wildcrafting & Eco-spirtualism

  • and much more

Ceramics Open Studio

Delaplaine Arts Center

May 2 - 23 

May 30 - June 20


Drop in for open ceramics studio

time to work on your ongoing clay

projects or create something new!


Prior experience with wheel

throwing or hand building required.

Tuition includes 25 lbs. of clay,

access to tools, pottery wheels,

kiln, glazes, and light guidance

from a ceramics instructor who

will be monitoring the space.


Students will supply any additional

clay they need.

Japanese Stab Binding Book Arts Workshop

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

July 15, 1-3 pm

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Japanese stab binding is a durable book structure known for its decorative hand-sewn spine. This style of binding can accommodate signatures or loose sheets of paper, making it a great book structure for artists and printmakers.

Students will learn everything they need to know to continue creating their own stab binding stitch designs for lots of future bookbinding fun.

Artist's Way Group

Catoctin Mountain Massage & Wellness Center with a virtual option

Mondays | 6-8 pm

August 7 - October 23

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Join Lauren on Monday evenings to Ignite Your Creative Flame with this 12 week Artist Way Cohort.


We will work through Julia Cameron's chapters together and connect to our creativity on a deeper level.


Donations only. This group will meet in person at the Wellness Center with a Virtual option for those outside of Frederick County. Space is very limited for in person with enough room for approx. 10 people

Soul Portrait Painting Workshop

Catoctin Mountain

Massage & Wellness Center 

Thurmont, MD

August 20, Sunday

1 - 4 pm

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Explore the language of your soul and learn to interpret it during this 3 hour long painting workshop with artist and creative mindfulness facilitator Lauren G. Koch.


We will release tension, ground, before connecting to our souls. A mind mapping exercise will allow us to reveal our most authentic self. This will then be used as inspiration for our soul portraits.


No prior painting experience required, just bring curiosity, love, and an open heart. 

Basics of Veneration Art

Frederick Unitarian Universalists Congregation - Frederick, MD

October 1, Sunday

3 - 5 pm

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Explore the use of symbolism in art over the centuries and learn to create your own catalog of associated imagery, color, pattern, etc that relate to your deities and ancestors.


We will release tension and ground before connecting to our own mental database. A mind mapping exercise will allow us to reveal our own personal correspondences with the deities and ancestor to draw inspiration from during creation.

No prior creative experience required. 

Puzzle Printmaking

John C. Campbell Folk School

December 3 - 9, 2023

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Learn all about Puzzle Printmaking during this week-long workshop at one of my favorite places!