LAUREN KENT

Joy Street Studios, 86 Joy Street, Studio #29, Somerville, MA

Bio:

Born 1988 in Santa Barbara, CA

Lives and works in Somerville, MA

Education:

MAT Art Education, Tufts University and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (2011-2012)

BA Visual Art and History (Double Concentration), Brown University, Providence, RI (2007-2011)   

Universita' di Bolognia/ Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2010)

Recognition:

Weston Fine Arts Award, Brown University, Providence, RI (2011)

Jack Baker/Wallis Foundation Art Award, Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA (2007)

 Press:

Janet Cormier, Art at SCATV Episode, Featured Artist: Lauren Kent, Somerville Community Access Television (2015)

 Related Experience:

 ·       Founder and painting instructor at Lauren Kent Painting School, a small business focused on adult art education.

·       Art educator at The Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts, Revere Public Schools, RAW Art Works, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

·       Creates commissioned artwork for individuals and corporate offices.

Solo Exhibitions:

2018            

IN PUBLIC, Bow Market, Somerville, MA

2015

Somerville Community Access Television: Featured Artist, Somerville Media Center, Somerville, MA

2011            

Hung Up, List Art Building, Brown University, Providence, RI

2011            

Everywhichaways, List Art Building, Brown University, Providence, RI

Group Exhibitions:

2018            

Featured Artists, 1369 Coffeehouse, Cambridge, MA

Somerville Open Studios, Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

ArtWeek Exhibition, Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge, MA

2017           

Brickbottom and Joy Street Open Studios, Joy Street Studios, Somerville, MA

Somerville Open Studios, Central Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2016            

Abstract Art Collective, Diesel Cafe, Somerville, MA

Somerville Arts Council Show, Inside-Out Gallery, Davis Square, Somerville, MA

Somerville Open Studios, Central Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2015           

Somerville Open Studios, Central Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2014            

Somerville Open Studios, Central Street Studios, Somerville, MA

2011            

Five: Select Senior Group Exhibition, Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, RI

31st Annual Juried Student Exhibition, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

Visual Art Senior Show, Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center, Providence, RI

Senior Show, Brown University Hillel, Providence, RI

2009            

Nonsense, List Art Building, Brown University, Providence, RI