Lauren Fensterstock

Lauren Fensterstock is an artist, writer and curator based in Portland, ME. Her work is held in private and public collections in the US, Europe and Asia and was the subject of a major solo exhibition at the John Michael Kohler Art Center in 2013. Other recent exhibitions include the Austin Contemporary (TX), the Bowdoin College Museum of Art (ME), the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design (CA), the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (OR), the DUMBO Art Center (NY), the Dorsky Gallery (NY) and the Oliver Sears Gallery (Ireland).

Outside the studio, Fensterstock currently serves as critic at RISD. She previously served as academic program director of the Interdisciplinary MFA in Studio Arts at Maine College of Art and as interim director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art. Her curatorial projects and published writings have been featured internationally. She holds degrees from the Parsons School of Design (BFA 1997) and SUNY New Paltz (MFA 2000).

  • MFA, SUNY - New Paltz


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