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EDUCATION

2008 MFA, Painting, American University, Washington, DC
2002 BA, Studio Art, Knox College, Galesburg, IL

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 Neon Heater, Findlay, OH, TBD (collaboration with Brian Barr), forthcoming May 2018
2017 Shockoe Artspace, Richmond, VA, Nothing Beside Remains (collaboration with Brian Barr)
Box Gallery, Knox College, Galesburg, IL, Artifactual (two-person exhibition with Allison Reimus)
2016 Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA, Parts and Wholes
Reuff Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, TBD,(collaboration with Brian Barr ), forthcoming January 2016
2015 Hatch Gallery, Hamtramck, MI, TBD, forthcoming August 2015
2014 Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space, New York, NY, DATA/TRANSFER/OBJECT (collaboration with Brian Barr)
2013 Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC, Fake Empire (collaboration with Brian Barr)
Popps Packing, Hamtramck, MI, Tools for Better Living
2012 Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, Totems (collaboration with Brian Barr)
Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN, Doubleness
Starkweather Gallery, Romeo, MI, Flamboyant Wilderness (collaboration with Brian Barr)
2011 Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC, Heirlooms
2010 The South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, Heirlooms
2009 Org Contemporary, Detroit, MI, Vestiges

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, To the End of the Earth, curated by Adrian Hatfield, forthcoming September 2017
King Street Gallery, Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD, BC/AC, curated by Katherine Knight

2015 Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY, Trash4Gold, curated by Jordan Buschur and Abshalom Jac Lahav
Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA, The Soul and the Pawnshop

2014 PASSENGER, Detroit, MI, Abstracticus
Mid-Atlantic Print Council, Print City Detroit, Detroit, MI, Niche
Project 4, Washington, DC, Centerfold Artist
Greer Museum, Rio Grande, OH, Ohio University Painting and Drawing Faculty
Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH, 2014 Ohio University School of Art and Design Faculty Exhibition
Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH, Re/Quest

2013 (e)merge art fair, with Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC
Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Off the Wall
Printed Matter, New York, NY, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby
iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby
Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI, I Like You and I Together
Northend Studios, Detroit, MI, BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer)

2012 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, Residency Project
Museum of New Art and PASSENGER Project Space, Detroit, MI,
Lost and Found: Belief and Doubt in Contemporary Pictures
Heistand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2012 Young Painter’s
Competition
, juried by Irene Hofmann
The Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby

Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg, South Africa, ¡ALPTRAUM!,
curated by JonathanGarnham
Traveling to:
Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila, Philippines: April 4-24, 2012

MOCAD, Detroit, MI, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby

2011 Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, Vox VII, juried by Melissa Ho and Hennessy
Youngman
Samson Projects, Boston, MA, Chain Letter
The Butcher’s Daughter, Ferndale, MI, Back Room (three-person exhibition with
Curtis McGuire and Hamilton Poe)
Reuff Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, DETROIT MUSCLE: New Aesthetic
Trends From the Motor City

Northend Studios, Detroit, MI, Art X Detroit: Works on Paper

The Cell Project Space, London, England, ¡ALPTRAUM!
Traveling to:
Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin, Germany: March 11 - April 15, 2011,
The Company, Los Angeles, US: May 1 - May 30, 2011,
blank projects, Cape Town, South Africa: August 3 - 27, 2011

Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO, Let’s Talk About Love, Baby
The Butcher’s Daughter, Ferndale, MI, Who Dares Wins
Valede Family Gallery, Detroit, MI, Multiple Personalities: CCS Faculty Now

2010 Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC, 2010 Art on Paper Biennial,
curated by Xandra Eden
Transformer. Washington, DC, ¡ALPTRAUM! (traveling exhibition) . Co-curated by
Victoria Reis, Marissa Long, Jay Stuckey, Marcus Sendlinger and Richard Priestly.
2739 Edwin, Hamtramck, MI, Swim Lane (four-person exhibition with Ian
Swanson, George Rahme and Graem Whyte)
The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL,
Let’s Talk About Love, Baby
Katzen Museum of Art, Washington, DC, ReVisions
University Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, Great Lakes Drawing
Biennial

Work Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Work/Wassaic Benefit

2009 X-initiative, New York, NY, No Soul For Sale (with Transformer Gallery)
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, The Grand Bazaar
Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL, 200 Lincolns
Metro Pictures, New York, NY, Postcards from the Edge
School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD, Lotta Art
555 Gallery, Detroit, MI, The Five Senses

2008 Transformer Gallery and Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Washington, DC, Paper
Trail

The Bobby Fisher Memorial Building, Washington, DC, Girlish Ways: The Next Generation
of Female Artists

Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX, Works on Paper
Civilian Art Center, Washington, DC, Quart Bag
Katzen Art Museum, Washington, DC, Proximity
Nance Street Studios, Houston, TX, Experimental Drawing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching:
2014-present Assistant Professor of Painting and New Media, Longwood University, Farmville, VA
2011-2014 Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing, Ohio University, Athens, OH
2010-2011 Adjunct Professor, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
2008-2011 Adjunct Professor, The College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Curatorial:
2014 Katzen Art Museum, Washington, DC, Ad Infinitum
2013 Delicious Spectacle, Washington, DC, No Longer Presidents but Prophets

Writing:
2011-present Contributor, The Studio Visit, thestudiovisit.com

MEDIA

2015
Maake Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue, Featured Artist
New American Painting, No. 118, Southern Issue, juried by Dominic Molon

2014
Featured Artist, Submission Friday, SFMOMA Tumblr
Featured Artist, Field Projects Tumblr
FORGETGOODzine, Issue 15, featured artist
Fake Empire, by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper

2013
500 Paper Objects, Lark Crafts, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., selections made by
Gene McHugh, Interpretation Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art
Makin’ Art Babies: Review of ‘I Like You and I Together” at Butter Projects, Bad at Sports:
Contemporary Art Talk
‘The Next Wave’ and ‘No Longer Presidents But Prophets’, Washington City Paper, by Kriston Capps
The Artober Crawl Celebrates Creativity in Nashville, The Nashville Scene, by Joe Nolan

2012
Conversations with Kala Art Institute Fellows Part 2, SFAQ International Arts
and Culture, Gregory Ito
Found: Compelling New Art Center in Detroit (Introduction to Passenger),
The Huffington Post, by Colin Darke
The Post-Apocalyptic Worlds of Alison O.K. Frost, Vanessa Marsh, and Francesca
Pastine
, The East Bay Express, by Alex Bigman
Lost and Found: Belief and Doubt in Contemporary Pictures, The Metro Times
Kala Art Institute, Residency Project, Berkeley Times
Photo Feature: Kala Art Institute, Oakland Art Enthusiast

2011
New American Painting, No. 95, Midwest Edition
Galleries: ‘Heirlooms’ at Transformer, ‘Bound’ at Hamiltonian, by Kriston Capps,
The Washington Post
Heart of the City, Dateline Detroit
‘Harbinger’ Provides a Refreshing Vantage Point, by V. Miller, Knight Arts
Heirlooms: Not Your Grandmother’s Garden, by Heather McCaw, The Pink Line
Project
TBD Picks: ‘930 F Street,’ Gang of Four, ‘Heirlooms’, by Maura Judkis
BYT: Year in Art: Lauren Rice’s Heirlooms at Transformer, by Julia Benton,
Brightest Young Things
Next at Transformer: Lauren Rice’s Heirlooms, by Benjamin R. Freed, Washington
City Paper
Considering the Emerging Artist, by Cedric Tai, The Detroiter

2010
SBMA installs grottos, “awkward garden”, by Jordan Gamble, The South Bend
Tribune
With Color or Not, org Puts on Strong Shows, by Cedric Tai, The Detroiter
Interview with Lauren Rice, Perfect Laughter: Art/Design Detroit
Between a Blog and a Hard Place, Art-Sight, by Vagner Whitehead
Org Contemporary Gallery takes up residence at Russell Industrial,
by Kelli B. Kavanaugh, Model D

2008
The House That Borf Built is Closing, by Kriston Capps, The DCist
Thinking About Art: Who’s Who in the DC Art World, by JT Kirkland
Girlish Ways: Final Show at Bobby Fisher Memorial, 88 Culture

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2013 The Luminary, St. Louis, MO, residency and stipend
Shortlist, 100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames and Hudson Publishers, edited by Kurt Beers
Semi-finalist, FEED Biennial, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, juried by Corin Hewitt and
Sarah Eckhardt
2012 Finalist for Miami University’s Young Painter’s Competition for the William and Dorothy
Yeck Award
2011 Kala Art Institute, Fellowship Residency Award, Berkeley, CA
2008-present FlatFile Artist, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC
2008 Mellon Research Grant, American University, Washington, DC