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Education

2011: Masters of Fine Arts, cum laude, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Concentration: Painting                

2009: Bachelors of Arts, cum laude, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Major: Art, Minor: Spanish  

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017: "Of Silver & Sword," Menduiña Schneider Gallery, San Pedro, CA

2008: “Libertad: the Solo Debut Exhibition of Cuban-American Artist Lauren Redding,” the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, IL

 

Curatorial Experience

2017: "No Net Ensnares Me," Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

"Argentum: Contemporary Silverpoint," Marbury NYC, New York, NY

 

Select Exhibitions

2018: "Making Connections II: Artists Working in Queens," Citi DeFord Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2017: "Making Connections: Artists Working in Queens," Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY

"Of Silver & Sword," solo show, Menduiña Schneider Gallery, San Pedro, CA

"No Net Ensnares Me," curator, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

"Argentum: Contemporary Silverpoint," curator, Marbury NYC, New York, NY

"Tone of Intention," curated by InLiquid, Lacey & Phillips Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

"The Figure Contemporary," Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

2016: "Chévere," curated by Didi Menendez & Sergio Gomez, Sirona Fine Art, Hallandale Beach, FL

"Picturing the Unprintable," the Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY 

"Salón Internacional de Dibujo (International Drawing Salon)," Menduiña Schneider Gallery, San Pedro, CA

"Drawing Never Dies," RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO 

"Summer Exhibition," curated by Charis J. Carmichael Braun, Elizabeth V. Sullivan Gallery at Vytlacil, Sparkill, NY 

"Nudes & Jewels," Collier West Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"One Billion Rising," curated by Holly Ann Scoggins, Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL

"Literary Takeover," the Pen + Brush, New York, NY

2015: "Small Works Exhibition," curated by Kerry R. Thompson, Collier West Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"By Night," curated by Melanie Carr, Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT

"Hungry Ghosts Book Launch," curated by Peggy Blair in conjunction with Simon & Schuster Canada, Hollands Cake & Shake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 

"The Silverpoint Exhibition," curated by Sherry Camhy & Jillian Russo, the Art Students League, New York, NY 

"Showcase Collection of Small Works," co-curated by Diana Corvelle & Island Weiss Gallery, National Museum of Women in the Arts Shop, Washington, DC

"In the Flesh 5," Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

“Annual Junior & Scholarship Members’ Exhibition,” the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2014: "Love It, Locket, Leave It," curated by Diana Corvelle, Island Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

"Visions," juried by Vanessa Williams, Steven Assael, David Wenzel, & Domingo Zapata, online art auction to benefit the YAI Network, curated by Six Summit Gallery

"The Sixth Annual National Figurative Drawing & Painting Exhibition," Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

"Works on Paper," Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

“Loved & Observed,” curated by Diana Corvelle & Manu Saluja, Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY

“The New Romantics,” curated by Diana Corvelle & Cara DeAngelis, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY

“Who We Aren’t,” Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

“Serendipitous Synergy,” curated by Lisa Benson & Reno Oka, Kamakura Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2013: “The Silverpoint Exhibition,” curated by Sherry Camhy, the National Arts Club, New York, NY

“Coming of Age: Artists in the Northeast Under 30,” curated by Mike Carroll, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH

“Reality & Metaphor,” curated by Steven Assael, Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT

“(in)complete,” curated by Kimi Kitada, Chris Romero, & Kristen North, TEMP Art Space, New York, NY

“Single Fare 3,” RH Gallery, New York, NY

“Annual Junior & Scholarship Members’ Exhibition,” the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2012: “129th Annual Members’ Exhibition,” the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

“Celebrating Women’s Work,” the Pen + Brush, New York, NY

“The Ones,” New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2011: “Drawing Connections,” Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

“First Impressions & Formative Experience,” curated by Frances Smokowski, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY

“Uncharted: MFA Thesis Exhibition,” New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

“Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

“Eros/Obsession,” New York Academy of Art, New York, NY            

2009: “Progression,” Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Evanston, IL

2008:  “Tour de Champagne Chicago,” Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL

“Libertad: the Solo Debut Exhibition of Cuban-American Artist Lauren Redding,” solo show, the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, IL

 

Select Collections

Mosaic House Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic

Siena Art Institute Library, Siena, Italy

The Georgiou Family, Perth, Australia

Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

 

Awards & Residencies

2017: Art of the Portrait Conference Tuition Scholarship, the Portrait Society of America

2016: Juror's Choice Award, FLASH EKPHRASTIC! National Poetry Competition, awarded by juror Edwina Trentham

Rosemary & Co. Brushes Award, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2015: Artist in Residence, the Florence School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy 

Finalist, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund/Money for Women Grant, Bearsville, NY

2014: Juror's Choice Award, The Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists, awarded by juror Fred Wessel

Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition: "Works on Paper," awarded by juror Noah Buchanan

Honorable Mention, National Juried Exhibition: “Who We Aren’t,” awarded by juror Patrick Earl Hammie

2012: Philip Isenberg Memorial Award for Drawing, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2010-2011: Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2008-2009: Full Scholarship & Dean’s List, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2005-2008: Full Tuition Scholarship & Dean’s List, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

Published Poetry

2017: "Resurrection," "Of Atelier & Evergreen," "January Second." PoetsArtists February 2017 (Issue #81, "The Male Muse"): 52, 63, 83. Print & Digital.

"Verdigris." PoetsArtists January 2017 (Issue #80, "Formation"): 13. Print & Digital.

2016: "Yo Voy." PoetsArtists December 2016 (Issue #77, "Chévere"): 81-82. Print & Digital.

2015: "Yo Voy," "After Emily Dickinson," "Coral Lips Punch-Drunk," selected by Kate Angus. New York: the Pen + Brush Inc. October 6, 2015. Digital. 

 

Publications & Writing

2017: Argentum: Exhibition CatalogueNew York: Self-Published, 2017 (ISBN-13: 978-1542717380). Print & Digital.

" 'May You Live in Interesting Times' Reviewed by Lauren Amalia Redding." The Blue Review. TheBlueReview.net. September 4, 2017. Web.

" 'Transmogrification' Show Reviewed by Lauren Amalia Redding." The Blue Review. TheBlueReview.net. July 11, 2017. Web.

Montgomery, Duncan (co-author). "Lauren Amalia Redding Reviews Sinopia Chalk Ground Casein Gesso for Silverpoint." Jackson's Art Blog. JacksonsArt.com. October 19, 2017. Web.

Montgomery, Duncan (co-author). “Lauren Amalia Redding Reviews Golden Silverpoint Ground.” Jackson's Art Blog. JacksonsArt.com. March 15, 2017. Web.

2016: "There's No Place Like (A Tiny) Home for the Holidays." Tiny House Magazine (Volume 4, Issue #48): 24-27. December 18, 2016. Digital.

"Sculptures, Drawings, and a Murphy Bed." Tiny House Magazine (Volume 4, Issue #47): 26-32. November 18, 2016. Digital.

 

Bibliography

2017: "Artist's Work Exemplifies Hero's Journey." Signal Tribune. SignalTribuneNewspaper.com. September 22, 2017. Web.

"Glinting in the Light." Fine Art Connoisseur May/June 2017: 87. Print.

“A Rare Medium.” American Art Collector May 2017: 36. Print.

Lexington, Trek. "Trek Lexington in Conversation with Lauren Redding." The Blue Review. TheBlueReview.net. October 3, 2017. Web.

Webster, Andrew. "Seductive Silver." Fine Art Today. FineArtConnoisseur.com. September 28, 2017. Web.

Webster, Andrew. "Pointing to Argentum." Fine Art Today. FineArtConnoisseur.com. April 27, 2017. Web.

2016: DaLuz, Steven. "100 Great Drawings of 2016." PoetsArtists December 2016 (Issue #78): 94. Print & Digital.

Paglia, Michael. "Reading Between the Lines of RedLine's Drawing Never Dies." Westword Arts & Culture. Westword.com. July 26, 2016. Web.

"Redding to Host Workshop at Center for the Arts." The Rockport Pilot September 24, 2016: 1A + 3A. Print.

Rinaldi, Ray Mark. "RedLine's Drawing Never Dies Exhibit Keeps an Open Mind." The Denver Post: Arts. DenverPost.com. July 29, 2016. Web.

2014: Trippi, Peter. “Today’s Masters: Artists Making Their Mark.” Fine Art Connoisseur March/April 2014: 90. Print.

Vasselle, Laura. The 2014 Winners' Catalogue. Simsbury (CT): McWilliams Francisco Press, 2014. Print.

"Women and Portraiture: Loved and Observed Exhibition Debuts June 21st." Long Island News & PRs. LongIsland.com. June 19, 2014. Web.

2013: Camhy, Sherry. The Silverpoint Exhibition. New York: National Arts Club, 2013. Print.

McKinless, Ashley. “Women in the Life of the Church: Contemporary Catholic Artwork.” America: the National Catholic Review. America Press Inc. October 18, 2013. Web.

“ ‘Pen and Brush:’ Female Artist Non-Profit Director Janice Sands Talks Women and Art.” HuffPost Arts & Culture. Huffington Post Online. May 9, 2013. Web.

2011: Kuspit, Donald. “Some Dialectical Images.” Uncharted. New York: New York Academy of Art, 2011. Print.

 

Teaching & Lecture Experience

2018: Silverpoint One-Day Workshop, the Teaching Studios of Key West, Key West, FL

2017: Silverpoint Two-Day Workshop (Art Historical Focus), Marbury NYC, New York, NY

2016: Silverpoint Demonstration, Chiaroscuro Studio of Art, Miami, FL 

Silverpoint Three-Day Workshop (the Penny Redmon Fund), Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX

Silverpoint Demonstration for Dan Thompson's Life Drawing Class, the Art Students League, New York, NY 

Silverpoint Four-Day Workshop, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI

"The Pen + Brush In Conversation," author panel with Kate Angus & Lisbeth Redfield, the Pen + Brush, New York, NY

Silverpoint Demonstration, "From the Ground Up: A Silverpoint Demo," the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2015: Silverpoint Demonstration, the Florence School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy (in conjunction with artist residency)

January 2015-Present: Substitute Drawing Instructor, the Art Students League, New York, NY

2009: Instructor, “Principles of Drawing,” Northwestern University MiniCourses, Evanston, IL

 

Affiliations

2016-Present: Member, the Portrait Society of America, Tallahassee, FL

2013-Present: The Society of Metalpoint Artists

2012-Present: Junior Scholarship Member, the Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2007-Present: Associate Member, the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, IL