Lauren Matsumoto

Lauren Matsumoto is a painter with a full-time studio practice in Brooklyn, NY. She explores how we relate to the natural world through her hybrid form of painting, drawing, and collage. She has participated in national and international exhibitions, including a solo show at Fabrik Gallery in Hong Kong, and group shows at BRIC Arts Media House in Brooklyn, Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami, the Art Complex Gallery in Tokyo and Artists Space in New York. Her work has appeared in publications such as Domino Magazine, HOME Journal, JET Hong Kong, Studio Visit, Graphis, and on the cover of Fresh Paint Magazine.  Matsumoto received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and BA from Yale. 

Exhibitions (click for more)

- 2015, Lauren Matsumoto: Fragments, Fabrik Contemporary Art Gallery, HONG KONG, China
- 2013, Midsummer Night Art (Two-Person Show), Curated by Uprise Art at 12 Chairs, Boston, MA
- 2013, The Art of Shopping (Two-Person Show), Curated by Uprise Art at Norwood Club, New York, NY
- 1996, Marine, Thesis Show, Yale University Art & Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT
- 1992, Women, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota, FL

- 2016, Nowhere Everywhere, Thompson Gallery, The Garthwaite Center for Science and Art, Weston, MA
- 2015, Vying, Viophilia Art Space, Miami, FL
- 2015, Mixing Your Media, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
- 2015, Last Exit: Painting, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
- 2015, Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Fabrik Gallery Booth, Conra Hotel, HONG KONG, China
- 2015, Gala Exhibition, BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn, NY
- 2015, Prelude: Grand Opening, The Brayer Gallery, Ventura, CA
- 2015, Saatchi Art: Aphrochic Remix, BKLYN Designs, Brooklyn, NY
- 2015, The Sketchbook Project, Traveling Exhibition: Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Oakland, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Toronto.
- 2015, Open Call: The Artist's Studio, BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn, NY
- 2014, Access Art, Brooklyn Art Council Charity Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
- 2014, Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- 2013, Bauble Bar, Curated by Uprise Art, SOHO, New York, NY
- 2013, Emerging Artists,, Curated by Company, New York, NY
- 2012, Volta Art Fair (Company Booth), New York, NY
- 2011, ArtV Mobile Gallery, Scope Art Fair, Miami, FL
- 2011, Small Works, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- 2011, ArtV Mobile Gallery, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Art Crawl, New York, NY
- 2011, US Art in Embassies Exhibition, Muscat, OMAN
- 2011, An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Mass MOCA/Cabinet Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- 2010, DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY
- 2010, Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- 2010, Going Postal, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
- 2009, Reis Studios, Long Island City, New York, NY
- 2009, MHP Art Auction, Poltrona Frau SOHO, New York, NY
- 2009, World of Imagination, APW Gallery, Long Island City, New York, NY
- 2008, Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
- 2008, Group Show, ArtComplex Gallery, Tokyo, JAPAN
- 2008, Members Show, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
- 2008, Reis Studios, Long Island City, New York, NY
- 2004, Art Directors Club, Traveling Exhibition, WORLDWIDE
- 2003, Art Directors Club, New York, NY
- 2003, M.F.A. Thesis Show, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
- 2002, 98.6 / 36.6 Degrees, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY


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