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The solo exhibition by B.F.A. Painting faculty Lauren Frances Adams is a site-specific installation that explores Confederate spaces, race and gender and political activism.
The Maryland College Institute of Art (MICA) presents “Germinal,” a solo exhibition consisting of a site-specific installation by B.F.A. Painting faculty [...]

A Series of Site-Specific Contemporary Art Installations at Historic Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Shine Light on Overshadowed Stories from Alexandria’s Past
Baltimore artists Stewart Watson and Lauren Frances Adams are part of Time & Place, a public art series commissioned by the Alexandria Office of the Arts

Centennial of the Everyday: May 15 – September 3
Gadsby’s Tavern: [...]

Time & Place: GADSBYS

December 10th, 2016

Above, Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria overlaid with the original Gadsby’s ballroom interior, at the Metropolitan Museum in New York
Time & Place is an initiative of the Alexandria Office of the Arts’ public art program to invite artists with research-based practices to create thought-provoking, temporary artwork at sites managed by the Office of [...]

ANATOMISING THE MUSEUM: Contemporary Art & Museum Collections
ANATOMISING THE MUSEUM brings together international artists, curators, researchers and museum professionals to probe at the effects of interventions and incisions in museum collections by contemporary artists.
Valand Academy, Thursday 26 November 2015 at 09:00-18:30.
Why are we encountering increased examples of museums engaging artists to work amidst or from [...]

a handle, a stem, a hook, a ring, a loop
Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Thursday, June 25 and Friday, June 26, 3-8pm
Saturday, June 27, 1-6pm
Part of Whitney Lynn’s presentation of Rummage, a series of performative installations at Open Source Gallery in the month of June.
Lauren Frances Adams and Christine Wong Yap share interests in how objects [...]

American Catastrophe Report on view at American University Katzen Arts Center August 2014 – August 2015.
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Artist Lauren Frances Adams has created American Catastrophe Report, an installation that acts as both homage and critique of the decorative frescoes in the United States Capitol Building, originally painted in the 19th c. by Italian-born artist [...]

Precarious Prototypes on view at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, June – August 2014.
At the core of my work are critical explorations of labor and class in visual culture. I draw heavily upon the historical decorative arts to find contradictions within the contexts they originated. In my work, objects such as wallpaper patterns, [...]

I have been selected as a finalist for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. My work will be on view at The Walters Art Museum from Saturday, June 21, 2014, through Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the [...]

(above images, L-R: Stephanie Syjuco, Dazzle Camouflage Propositions, 2013 and David Mabb,
Daisy Print Wellington Boot, Detail from The Morris Kitsch Archive, Laminated digital print, 2009)
Ornament and Crime
Stephanie Syjuco, David Mabb, Susanne Slavick, and Stacy Lynn Waddell
Organized by Lauren Frances Adams
November 2 – December 8, 2013, 1717 Troutman #327, Queens, NY
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 2, [...]


September 1st, 2013

I am a Trawick Prize finalist. The 2013 exhibition will be held September 4-28 at Gallery B,
located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Upcoming site-specific commission for the Nymans House, owned by the National Trust, in Sussex, England  (South of London).
‘The Grand Tour Fan,’ pictured here, appropriates from the original c. 18th century Grand Tour Fan on display in the Messel-Rosse fan collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK.
The Messel-Rosse family lived at Nymans House in the [...]

Untitled (Missouri Coverlet Abstraction 1850s to 2010)
This design is based on the pattern of a woven coverlet that belonged to Betsey Cory Terhune
of Nodaway County, Missouri in the 1850s and is now in the collection of the Saint Louis Art
Museum.  The coverlet’s rows of tightly packed, flower‐filled rectangles create a grid‐like
pattern that was typical of [...]

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