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About the Artist

Lauren Boilini (Seattle) received her B.F.A. in Painting and Art History at the Kansas City Art Institute in 2006. In 2008 she completed her M.F.A. at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She has served as an artist-in-residence at Canserrat in Spain, Jentel Arts in Wyoming, Soaring Gardens in Pennsylvania, the Studios of Key West, the Creative Alliance and School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, and as a Consortium Resident at the Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence. She was invited as an artist-in-residence at the Burren College of Art in Ireland and received a full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center. She was also awarded her first major public art commission through the Maryland Department of Public Health, and is a finalist for a commission at the Fort Lauderdale Airport. She has shown her work all over the East Coast and was awarded a 2-year fellowship at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) in Philadelphia, through which she had her first solo-exhibition in Philadelphia at the Metropolitan Gallery. She has served as faculty at a number of schools in the Baltimore/DC area and is now happy to call Seattle home.

Lauren received 2015 GAP funding to help with cost of self-publishing her first book consisting of small drawings and paintings and investigating her thoughts on sport and war, and their shared violence. Her investigations will be sequential and will not include text.

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.