• About

    Informed by the history of abstraction in Painting, Lauren Salazar turned to weaving as a method to create her own canvases and to explore the sculpture aspects of painting. She navigates thoughts on her personal heritage and domestic roles by combining vintage and contemporary practices and materials. Lauren earned her BFA from University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her MFA in Studio Art from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work has been shown nationally including shows at d’Art Center in Norfolk, VA, Artlink in Fort Wayne, IN, Yeiser Art Center in Kentucky, among others. She has been Visiting Artist and Lecturer at Lees-McRae University (North Carolina) and Kent State University (Ohio). She was a featured artist in Other Peoples Pixels blog and was featured in the Emerging Voices section of Surface Design Magazine (Vol 42 No 2). Her work was included in the group show Nuestras Realidad (2019) at Hooks Epstein Galleries (Houston), where she previously had two solo exhibitions: Ties That Bind (2018) and Togetherness Undone (2016). Lauren resides with her husband and three kids in Davidson, North Carolina.