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Lauren Comito lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Cure for the Common Cold, presented by Masha Maskina, Jersey City, NJ  |  2018

Folding Frame, This Friday or Next Friday Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  |  2017

The Menagerie, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY |  2014

Trying to read between the lines, Idiosyncrasy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY |  2014

Selected Group Exhibitions

Backwater, curated by Art Hap (Alex Feim & Morgan Everhart), Field of Play, Brooklyn, NY |  2024

Gritty Rituals (forthcoming Sept. 2024), three person exhibition with Peter Schenck & John O’ Connor, Equity Gallery, New York, NY |  2024

Forecast, Debbi Kenote, Estefania Velez Rodriguez, Amra Caus, and others, curated by Watercolor Society, 1581 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY  | 2023

City Limits, Kerri Ammirata, Robert Otto Epstein, Christina Sucgang & Ryan Dawalt, curated by Peter Schenck, presented by Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  |  2023

Group Show, Digital Exhibition in The Empty Gallery, Shrine Gallery, New York, NY  |  2021

A Romantic Comedy, Sammy Bennett, Joe Bochynski, Adam David Brown, Victoria Crayhon, Sandra Erbacher, Kevin Frances, Kyle Hittmeier, Jon Laustsen, Amanda Thackray, Andrew Woolbright, Tianyi Zhang Irini Miga and others, curated by Steven Pestana and Sophia Sobers, Wallplay, 25 Kent, Brooklyn, NY | 2020

Group Show presented by Luis Monteagudo, GallerySpace, Brooklyn, NY  |  2020

Issue 8: Screens, The Candidate Journal Issue Release, Taafffe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  |  2019

Mini Mono Mental, organized by Annesofie Sandal, Chashama Space to Present, New York, NY  |  2019

Prints: Past and Present, Caleb Nussear, James Siena, Margaret Roleke, Curated by Hallie Cohen, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY  |  2018

Post-Earth, Katrina Bello, Cybele Collins, Dominique Duroseau, Alexis Elton, Dena Haden, Duy Hoàng, Delanie Jenkins, and Steven Pestana, curated by Sophia Sobers, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ  |  2018

3 Days at Custom Cabinets, curated by Mary Jones, Cora Cohen, Michael Berryhill and Jackie Gendel, Custom Cabinets, Los Angeles, CA  |  2018

Known Unknowns, Organized by Cait Carouge, Michael Woody, and Eleanor King, 86 Orchard St, New York, NY  |  2017

Michael Steinberg Fine Art at SOON Paris Contemporary Editions Art Fair, Paris, France  |  2017

Network, PointB lnternational, curated by Amanda McDonald Crowley, Brooklyn, NY  |  2016

Shifted Memories, SPRING/BREAK, curated by Fanny Allie & Ketta Ioannidou, New York, NY  |  2016

Recent Editions, Art on Paper New York, Pier 36, New York, NY  |  2016

Michael Steinberg Fine Art at SOON Paris Contemporary Editions Art Fair, Paris, France  |  2015

E/AB Fair, new edition published by Eminence Grise Editions, New York, NY |  2015 | 2016 | 2017

Nothing / Will Have Taken Place / but the Place, Projekt722, curated by Hilary Doyle, Brooklyn, NY |  2015

Lo tech!, pop-up group exhibition and performance, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY  |  2015

Small Goods, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY  |  2014

PAINTING WALL (Janus at 8:16), Julia Bland, Gaby Collins Fernandez, Jessie Edelman, Maria Elvira Dieppa, Eric Mack, Kati Gegenheimer, Meena Hasan, Doron Langberg, Austin Lee, and others, Touch Gallery, Curated by Ala Dehghan and Florencia Escudero, Cambridge, MA  |  2014

Buy What you Love, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY  |  2013  |  2014

20/92 ft Video Screening, Icebox at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA  |  2013

Well… Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY  |  2013

Our Show Needs a Name, Fireproof East Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  |  2013

New Contemporaries: Selected Works from Class of 2013, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI  |  2013

RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI  |  2013

Home Show, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI  |  2013

Too Big to Fail, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI   |  2012

Two Become One, Wayfayers Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY   |  2012

Scenic Routes, Frank & Gertrude Kaiser Gallery, Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY   |  2012

Sparkle, Swarovski Collaboration, Swarovski Headquarters, Cranston, RI   |  2012

Contemporary Abstractions, Dumbo Arts Festival, Might Tanaka Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  |  2011

Material Impact, University of Delaware, UD Crane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  |  2010

Labors of Love, The Sweatshop, Members Group Show, Philadelphia, PA  |  2009

Trends of City Sprawl, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA  |  2009

139 Days… Slought Foundation, Emerging Artist Group Show, Philadelphia, PA  |  2008

Bibliography

Tóibín, Colm, Interview with Sophia Narrett, BOMB Magazine, August 7, 2023 <https://bombmagazine.org/articles/2023/08/07/sophia-narrett-by-colm-toibin/>

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Cohen, Hallie, Prints: Tradition and Innovation, Marymount Manhattan College, Hewitt Gallery of Art, New York, December 2018

Moderator: Lauren Comito, Contributors: Amy Brener, Ala Dehghan, Mary Jones, Eleanor King, Steve Pestana, Brian Zegeer, NYC Creative Salon, On Structure no. 5, <https://nyccreativesalon.org/structure-34>, Brooklyn, NY, April 4, 2017

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Moderator: Kimo Nelson, Contributors: Katie Bell, Hilary Doyle, Stefan Gunn, Caleb Nussear, Ben Pederson, Amanda Tiller, NYC Creative Salon, On Play no. 1 <https://nyccreativesalon.org/play1>, Brooklyn, NY, June 28, 2016

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Trincere, Yolande, Scenic Routes Exhibition Catalogue, Frank and Gertrude Kaiser Gallery Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY. 2012

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Education

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2013

BFA, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Elkins Park, PA, 2007

Temple Rome Program, Rome, Italy, 2005