Lauren Conway is a visual artist who lives and works in Dublin, Ireland. Through the process of drawing, her work seeks to tease out a commonality between collective memories of being a participant within educational spaces and institutions. In 2019 she was awarded a place to study at Kuvataideakatemia Helsinki as part of the University’s Erasmus programme. Recent group exhibitions include High Heart: IADT Rollover shows, Pallas Projects + Studios, Cruxx.project, Rathmichael Ring Fort, Under the seams runs the pain, Ex Lab, Helsinki and Online Program 2020, CIACLA Contemporary Irish Arts Centre, Los Angeles.
Lauren is currently a member of the Douglas Hyde Student Forum III and a student associate at the National Forum of Teaching and Learning. Her writings have been published in Bloomers Art Magazine, RHA Young Art Writers Zine 2018, and as part of the online programme for cruxx.project.net. Her first solo exhibition will open in the Ormond Project space in October 2021. She will also exhibit her graduate exhibition A Great Public Meeting at the RDS Visual Arts Awards in November 2021. This years exhibition will be hosted in the RHA and is curated by Vera Klute.
graduate exhibition: https://onshow.iadt.ie/2021/student/lauren-m-shaw-conway/