EDUCATION
2013
MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
2011
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2010
BA, Department of Art, University of California Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Chrysalis, Zieher Smith & Horton, New York, NY
2014
I tried to catch the fog. I mist., ZieherSmith, New York, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & ART FAIRS
2016
Cult of Color, Circuit 12, Dallas, TX
Dallas Art Fair, Zieher Smith & Horton, Dallas, TX
2015
Fog Design+Art Fair, Zieher Smith & Horton, San Francisco, CA
Dallas Art Fair, Zieher Smith & Horton, Dallas, TX
Summer Reading, Zieher Smith & Horton, Nashville, TN
2014
Cirrus, curated by Vanessa Buia, Dorfman Projects, New York, NY
Mineral Spirit, Laurel Gitlen, New York, NY
Staring at the Sun, Salt Works, Atlanta, GA
Evidence Of Absence, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
2013
Beauty of Friends Coming Together, Brooklyn, NY
Silhouettes, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
Magical Thinking, 200 Livingston, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Contemporary Ceramics, Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
First Year Show, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Gallery, New York, NY
All You Need is Dynamite, Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Reformation, Former Somerset County Jail and Church, Skowhegan, ME
Reconfigured, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2010
From the Window to the Wall, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Anne Ellegood, Hammer Museum
2009
Undergraduate Scholarship Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Mark Allen, Machine Project

AWARDS
2013
Toby Devan Lewis Award
2011-13
Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University
2011
Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009-10
Emma B. Keller Award

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Art: Lauren Silva,” The New Yorker, February 1, 2016.
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“The Lookout: Lauren Silva,” Art in America, January 14, 2016.
Scott Indrisek, “What to See (and Buy) at the Dallas Art Fair”, Artinfo, April 10, 2015
Eric Hancock, “Four Women Dazzle in ‘Staring at the Sun’ at Saltworks”, Burnaway.org, May 15, 2014
Daniel A. Weiskopf, “Critics’ Picks: Staring at the Sun”, Artforum.com, May 13, 2014
Courtney Tennison, “Spring Into Chelsea”, Artpriori.net, April 18, 2014
Benjamin Sutton, “Chelsea Galleries in Colorful Spring Bloom, Jorge Pardo, Friedrich Kunath, Onnasch Collection and Other Must See Shows”, Artnet.com, March 26, 2014
Roberta Smith, "Art in Review: Lauren Silva, 'I tried to catch the fog. I mist.'", The New York Times, March 7, 2014
“Lauren Silva”, New American Paintings, No. 111, MFA Annual, Editor's Selection, Boston: Open Studios Press, April/May 2014