Lauren Lavery (b. Vancouver, Canada.) | | |


Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, 2011 – 2016

Selected Exhibitions:



( ) to ( ) / place to place , collaboration with Stephanie Ng, Flux Gallery, Winnipeg, MB



The Transcendental Domestic, Tsawwassen Arts Centre, Delta, BC

Integument, Red Gate Arts Society, Vancouver, BC


Spring 2020

(Forthcoming) Exhibition with Nicole Brunel, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC


The Ratio of an Earthworm, organized by Patrick Cruz and Larissa Tiggelers, Toronto, ON


SHOW.17, Cambridge Art Galleries/Idea Exchange, Cambridge, ON (

Dream Pool, Pushmi Pullyu Gallery, Organized by Patrick Cruz, Toronto, ON (


The Limited Time Library, Unit/Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, BC (

Radical Spirits: The Hearth Carnival – Sculpture Garden, Vancouver, BC

ANTICS, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, BC

There is no place for you on our soil, presented by HAUNT, SFU SCA Office, Vancouver, BC

Sixth Finger, presented by HAUNT, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Froot Zalad, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC


Radical Spirits: Maiden/Mother/Crone, the Toast Collective, Vancouver, BC

Other Worlds, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Curated Exhibitions:

2016 – A Message without a Code, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC

2016 – Co-Curator of Marine Drive Canada Line Skytrain Station- Capture Photography Festival, Vancouver, BC

Residencies and Collaborative Projects:

2019 – Participant in undecimals 2019, Vancouver, BC (

2018–Participant in undecimals 2018, Vancouver, BC (

2017–The Reading Room @ VABF Art Hustle Fundraiser & Membership Drive, Remington Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2017 – REPLY ALL: Writing Mentorship Program, part of Dialogues+, Y+ Contemporary, Scarborough, ON (

2017 – Participant in undecimals 2017, Vancouver, BC (

2016 – Something has changed, at least for one of us, SenseLabs project initiated by Musagetes and rare Charitable Research Reserve, Cambridge, ON

Interviews and Publications:

2018 – Lauren Lavery and Stephanie Ng at Flux Gallery by Luther Konadu for Akimblog (  

2016 – SFU SCA Recent Graduate Interviews, by Dean Lastoria – Vancouver, BC (

2015 – Translation through Medium by Abbey Hopkins – SFU 4th Year Grad Show Catalogue

Art Publications:

2019 – Upcoming – Peripheral Review 2018

2018 – Peripheral Review 2017, published by Publication Studio Guelph, ON.

2017 – pur pur / ternary extant, publication in collaboration with Brennan Kelly for undecimals 2017

2017 – Peripheral Review 2016, selected writings and artworks published online in 2016, published by Publication Studio Guelph, ON, and showcased at Vancouver Photo Book Fair (April), The Common Table @ Toronto Art Book Fair (June), /edition Toronto (October 2017) and Vancouver Art Book Fair (October 2017)

2015 – Collected Ephemera (CE) #1: Landscape, zine made in collaboration with Brennan Kelly – shown at Print Ready 7, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC (

Writing and Published Works:

2019 – Disobedience: In Conversation with Alvin Luong for Public Parking, Winnipeg, MB

2019 The Image, Some Dreams, and Art I’ve Seen, Nacre Journal, Toronto/New York

2018 – History is a Passive TranslatorReview of History Works Itself in All Directions for Peripheral Review, Toronto, ON

2017 – Exhibition Essay for How to Relax, a solo exhibition by Jennifer Laiwint, Xpace Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON

2017 – Accent, a collection of poetry in response to the exhibition, Accent by Shellie Zhang at Y+ Contemporary, Scarborough, ON


2017 – Maximalist Tendencies: Interview with Patrick Cruz by Lauren Lavery, published in Peripheral Review 2016, PS Studio Guelph, ON

2016 – thirstDays No. 08: SO WIDE SO LOW SO HIGH – Review of SO WIDE SO LOW SO HIGH at VIVO Media Arts, Vancouver, BC for LUMA Quarterly Issue 006, Volume 2. (

2016 – The Affect of Accursedness – Review of The Accursed Share at Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, BC (

2016 – Co-editor and founder of Peripheral Review online arts review – Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON (

2015 – Photography in Dear Journal feminist publication, Winnipeg, MB

2015 – Fruit ZaladThe Notion of Undoing: Michelle Zhang – SFU 4th Year Grad Show Catalogue


2017-present – Master Visual Arts Instructor & Studio Assistant – Town of Oakville, ON

2017 – The Art in the Written Review, Writing workshop with Kristina Fiedrich, Part of Vancouver Photo Book Fair Workshops & Capture Photography Festival, James Black Gallery, Vancouver, BC (

2015 –  The Indie Filmmakers Lab, The Pacific Cinematheque – SFU Woodward’s

Internships and Volunteer Experience:

2016 – Co-Curator of Marine Drive Canada Line Skytrain Station- Capture Photography Festival, Vancouver, BC (

Summer 2015 – Front of House Intern – Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2013-2014 – Volunteer – Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC


2016 – C. D. Howe Graduation Award for Art, Sculpture – Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA)

2015 Summer – F. W. Sullivan Visual Arts Award

2014 Fall – Bice Caple Award

2014 Summer – Volunteers of the Burnaby Art Gallery Award in Visual Arts


2018-present – Studio holder at Sibling, Toronto, ON

2016-present – Moderator of Instant Coffee: Toronto email listings

2017-2018 – Host of radio talk show, International Art English, on CFRU 93.3FM, Guelph, ON (

2017 – Participant in undecimals 2017, 2018 & 2019, Vancouver, BC (

2016-2018 – Member of &, poetry collective, Guelph, ON (

2015-2016 – Member and studio holder at Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, BC