Lauren Braun

is a visual artist based in Pittsburgh, PA. She utilizes memories, observations, fantasies, and hopes for the future to help shape a sense of architectural space in her work. Interests in constructed photography, visionary architecture and design have influenced the development of her artistic practice.


MFA, Studio Art
Tufts School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BFA cum laude, Art Photography
Syracuse University

Attended, Otis College of Art & Design


Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibits

2018 Art! at Arriviste Coffee Bar, Pittsburgh, PA

2017 Lauren Braun & Lisa Bergant Koi: Points of View at the Union Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

2010 Buffalo Niagara Visitor's Center

2005 Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn, Buffalo, NY


Selected Group Exhibits

Electric Kool Aid, The Brewhouse, Pittsburgh PA (Curated by Corey Carrington)

Dots Shapes Lines Patterns, Gallerie Chiz, Pittsburgh, PA

Now and Zen, Percolate Art Space, Wilkinsburg, PA

RawDraw, Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA

John Riegert, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (Curated by Brett Yasko)

echo Art Fair, OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services, Inc., Buffalo, NY

microcosm/MACROCOSM,Chatham University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

RawDraw, Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Drawing on Drawing, Framehouse & Jask Gallery, PIttsburgh, PA

No Vacancy, The Mine Factory, PIttsburgh, PA

Black & White, Framehouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Shaping New Worlds, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh New Member Exhibit, Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA



Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Framehouse & Jask Gallery

echo Art Fair, Central Library, Buffalo, NY

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Most Wanted Fine Art, Homestead, PA

Juried Visual Arts Exhibit, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 103rd Annual Exhibit, Westmoreland Museum of American Art @ Rt. 30, Greensburg, PA



Residencies and Awards

Tending Space Fellowship for Artists, Hemera Foundation

Idea Furnace, Pittsburgh Glass Center

Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residence

Special Opportunity Stipend, Buffalo Arts Council


Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority Art Collection, Philadelphia

PNC Bank Corporate Art Collection


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