visited in 2014
Lauren Kalman is a visual artist whose practice is invested in contemporary craft, video, photography and performance. Through her work she investigates beauty, adornment, body image, value, and consumer culture. Kalman completed her MFA in Art and Technology from the Ohio State University and earned a BFA with a focus in Metals from the Massachusetts College of Art. Kalman exhibits and lectures internationally. Her work had been featured in exhibitions at the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Craft, The Museum of Arts and Design, Cranbrook Art Museum, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and the deCordova Museum, among others. She has been awarded numerous residencies including the Bemis Center, the Australian National University, the Corporation of Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Brush Creek Arts Foundation, and Haystack. She has received Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Puffin Foundation West and ISE Cultural Foundation Emerging Curator grants.
We are delighted to welcome and congratulate Lauren Kalman, who was selected and awarded the inaugural International Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residency Craft & Design Disciplines for ANU School of Art. Lauren Kalman will be working across the Gold and Silversmithing workshop. The International Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residency Craft & Design Disciplines includes travel and material stipend, studio space and lodging. The program is for three weeks in the November/December 2014.