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Lauren McKinley Renzetti

Lauren grew up on the Sheridan Campus of Craft & Design in Mississauga. She attended Georgian College, McMaster University & Ryerson and holds an Honours BA in Fine Art & Theatre. She is an artist, art teacher and curator, teaching at the AGO, LucSculpture ,School ARTiculations Art Store, Art For Cancer and Uni camp. Her curatorial work primarily happens at Neighbourhood Gallery in the east end of Toronto. She thinks daily art making is critical to our personal wellbeing and our society, and fosters this belief in others. Lauren is also a scenic painter in the film industry & finds wonder in this communal making very satisfying. Her main mediums in her own work currently are acrylic paint, and assembled sculptures. Her subject matter tends to be abstract views of nature, from landsats to microscopic views. Currently she is investigating the sacredness of Australian Aboriginal Dot painting with realistic sacred symbols and objects .


Artistic Statement

Many elements are important to my, Making.
The Process being the most important.
I control, every step of the way.
Nothing is random. 
I enjoy all stages -- revel in it.
The end result is Always a CHEZZAM,
Never a disappointment because it is also a step,
and reminder of the Process.

Art Making with others consists of open communication
and willingness for adaptation.
The end result is even better than a single person’s idea.

Skills

Collage, Graphic/Digital Art, Painting, Mixed Media


Artist Website

http://www.laurenmckinleyrenzetti.ca

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