ARTISTS : LAUREN SILVA
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EXHIBITIONS AT ZIEHERSMITH

I tried to catch the fog. I mist., 2014

LAUREN SILVA BIO


EDUCATION
2013
MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York
2011
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2010
BA, Department of Art, University of California Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014
Staring at the Sun, Saltworks, Atlanta
Evidence Of Absence, ZieherSmith, New York
Speculationscapes, Jekyll&Hyde, Chicago
I tried to catch the fog. I mist., ZieherSmith, New York [solo]
2013
Beauty of Friends Coming Together, Brooklyn, New York
Silhouettes, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York
Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York
Magical Thinking, 200 Livingston, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Contemporary Ceramics, Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York
First Year Show, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Gallery, New York
All You Need is Dynamite, Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York
2011
Reformation, Former Somerset County Jail and Church, Skowhegan Maine
Reconfigured, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2010
From the Window to the Wall, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, Curated by Anne Ellegood, Hammer Museum
2009
Undergraduate Scholarship Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, Curated by Mark Allen, Machine Project

AWARDS
2013
Toby Devan Lewis Award
2011-13
Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University
2011
Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009-10
Emma B. Keller Award

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Eric Hancock, “Four Women Dazzle in ‘Staring at the Sun’ at Saltworks”, Burnaway.org, May 15, 2014
Daniel A. Weiskopf, “Critics’ Picks: Staring at the Sun”, Artforum.com, May 13, 2014
Courtney Tennison, “Spring Into Chelsea”, Artpriori.net, April 18, 2014
Benjamin Sutton, “Chelsea Galleries in Colorful Spring Bloom, Jorge Pardo, Friedrich Kunath, Onnasch Collection and Other Must See Shows”, Artnet.com, March 26, 2014
Roberta Smith, "Art in Review: Lauren Silva, 'I tried to cath the fog. I mist.'", The New York Times, March 7, 2014
“Lauren Silva”, New American Paintings, No. 111, MFA Annual, Boston: Open Studios Press, Spring 2014