"Suddenly a veil was torn away.  My destiny as a painter opened up to me."  --Monet

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Lauren Kindle is an artist and writer living in Easton, Pennsylvania with her husband and two young children.  She paints mainly in oils and she finds inspiration in the world around her: her family and friends, her home environment, the local landscape, and her own rich inner life.

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EDUCATION

2015-2018 studied chiaroscuro painting with Frank Arcuri

2015-17 studied painting and drawing with Adriano Farinella, privately and at the Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

 2003 BA, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.  Major: Arts and Classics

 

RESIDENCY

2017 JSS in Civita Summer Art School (Civita Castellana, Italy)

 

EXHIBITIONS

2019 Baum School of Art, David E. Rodale and Rodale Family Galleries “Simply Still” group show, Allentown, PA

2018 Brick and Mortar “Buyer’s Market Art Show” group show, Easton, PA

2018 Schmidtberger Fine Art “Here in this World” show with Ellen Sapienza, Frenchtown, NJ

2018 Arts Community of Easton (ACE) Fall M embers Exhibit, Easton PA 

2018 Arts Community of Easton (ACE) Small Works show.  Easton, PA

2017 Brick and Mortar “Buyer’s Market Art Show” group show, Easton, PA

2017 Prallsville Mills “This’nThat” group show, Stockton, NJ

2016    3rd and Ferry Fishmarket “The Unfolding Rose” Easton, PA

2015   Cosmic Cup Coffee “Emerging” Easton, PA

  

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Artist of the Year, Arts Community of Easton (ACE) Easton, PA

2016 Riverside Arts Festival Plein Air Painting Competition, 2nd place

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

 2016    “Intersections: the Street Portrait Series” with Kate Brandes.  Art is a catalyst which breaks down barriers, forming intersections between people who might otherwise be strangers, and fostering a sense of community. This was a collection of portraits and interviews of ordinary people encountered throughout the city of Easton, on the street, in laundromats, and other public spaces.

 

WRITING

 2015-present Generous Permission, a weekly art blog

2016-2017 Easton Irregular Newspaper, staff writer for monthly “Artist Profile” column