August 27, 2018 / Art
Lauren Frances Evans contemplates the significance of the placenta and the creative act, examining her role as artist, mother, and person of faith.
Lauren Frances Evans currently lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama, where she is an assistant professor of art at Samford University. Evans received an MFA from the University of Maryland and has participated in residencies at Franconia Sculpture Park, Elsewhere Living Museum, and the Vermont Studio Center. She was awarded the International Sculpture Center’s 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award and was a recent recipient of an Artist Project Grant from the Iowa Arts Council. Evans’s work, which ranges from meticulously layered collage to large mixed-media structures, addresses the body as a site of irresistible paradox. To learn more about her work visit www.laurenfrancesevans.com.