Lauren Kelley

Moving Image, 2015

Lauren Kelley holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lauren was named a 2011 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award recipient and, in 2007, was presented an inaugural Altoids Award through the New Museum. Kelley currently is the Associate Director of Curatorial Programs with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling opening in Harlem in 2015. She has been a resident of the Skowhegan School, the MFAH Glassell School’s Core Program and the Studio Museum in Harlem. This year the artist is also a resident at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation’s Studio Program. Her work has been exhibited in such venues as the New Museum, Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts, Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Reviews of her work have appeared in The New York TimesThe New YorkerArt:21 BlogArt in AmericaArtLies and Houston Chronicle.