Lauren Braun

is a visual artist based in Pittsburgh, PA. She utilizes memories, observations, and fantasies to help shape a sense of place in her artwork.
Lauren is originally from Buffalo, NY.


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

2019 Braun & LeDonne: Final Notice, Union Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

2018 Transit Wall Mural (temporary installation), PIT Airport

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

2010 Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center

Selected Group Exhibits

2019 Idea Furnace Retrospective, Pittsburgh Glass Center

Juried Visual Art Exhibit, Three Rivers Arts Festival
Emerging Artist Booth, Three Rivers Arts Festival

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

This is Not a Dream, American Jewish Museum, JCC Squirrel Hill



Residencies and Awards

Emerging Artist, Three Rivers Arts Festival

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, Philadelphia

PNC Bank Corporate Art Collection


Video by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for the 2018 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. Director: Dustin Wickett

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