Born 1984


2016 MFA University of Miami, Studio Arts, Ceramics, Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship Recipient

2009 BFA Florida Atlantic University, Studio Arts

Selected Exhibitions:


Iterum Tensio, Lauren Shapiro and Ryan Roa curated by Ombretta Agro, Bakehouse Art Complex, Wynwood, Miami (upcoming)


RAW, Young Artist Initiative, Downtown Historic Post Office

Ping Pong Miami, Alfred I Dupont Building, Miami

Projektraum54, Ping Pong Group Exhibition, Basel, Swizerland

Art Wynwood Fair, Art Bastion Gallery, Miami, FL.

 The Blue Edition, Art Bastion Gallery, Wynwood, FL.

8th All- Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL.


New Dealers Art Association, Locust Projects, Miami Beach, FL

Scope, Miami Independent Thinkers, Miami Beach, FL

UM Faculty Exhibition, University of Miami Gallery, Miami, FL

Smash and Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

Sacred Geometries, Art Bastion, Miami, FL

Design and its Dimensions, Young Artist Initiative, Moore Building, Miami, FL

Wax in Our Wings, Placeholder Gallery, Miami, FL

POLYGON; Master of Fine Arts Solo Thesis Exhibition, UM Wynwood Gallery, Miami, FL

Junior League of Miami Showhouse, The Kampong, Miami, FL

Outside of the Box, West Palm Beach, FL. Curated by Lisa Rockford


New Art Dealers Association, Locust Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL

Smash and Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

[Place Art Here] Group Exhibition, Double Space, Miami, FL

Collabo Show, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL

Masters of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition, UM Gallery Wynwood Building, Miami, FL


Happy Endings, Double Space, Miami, FL

Here to There, UM Gallery Wynwood Building, Miami, FL

Student Juried Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami, FL. Jean Ward Sculpture Award Winner

Debut, Studio 259, Deerfield Beach, FL

Water is Life, Coral Gables Museum, Miami, FL


Hyperstition Nocturnes III Projects Space, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Savoir Relier, Locust Projects, Miami, FL


Realm of the Phantoclasm by Psychevision Productions, PAX, Miami, FL

One-Thousand Paper Cranes, Arts Garage, Delray Beach, FL


Boca Raton Art School Faculty Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art

The Sidecar Project Juried Exhibition, GAB Studio, Miami FL

Earth and Fire Ceramics Exhibition, Arts Garage, Delray Beach FL

Some Like it HOT, Juried Ceramics Exhibition, NCECA, Tampa FL.

Art Night Pompano, Pompano Citi Center, FL. Curated by Charlotte Sundquist


Inferno, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Art Fallout, The Girls Club, Ft. Lauderdale FL


Juried Student Exhibition, Ritter Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL. Curated by Deborah Aschheim

Heart Opening, Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL.


Bodies/ of/ Work, Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL. Curated by Gene Moreno


Artist Residencies:

Bakehouse Artist Complex, Miami, FL. (February 2017-2018) current

Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China (May-June 2015), Cultural Exchange Fellowship Recipient

Penland School of Crafts, Spruce Pine, North Carolina (August 2015), Work Study and Scholarship Recipient

Watershed for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine (June 2014), Work-Study and Scholarship Recipient


Teaching Experience:

New World School of the Arts, Adjunct Professor, Ceramics (Spring 2017, Fall 2017)

University of Miami, Adjunct Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Hand building ceramics (Fall 2016), Wheel Throwing ceramics (Fall 2017)

New York Film Academy South Beach, Adjunct Professor, BFA Filmmakers, Drawing Foundations (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017), History of Art Seminar (Fall 2017)

Arts For Learning, Youth Arts in the Parks “All Kids Included” (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)

Miami Dade College (Kendall Campus), Department of Continuing Education, (Summer 2016, 2017)

Bass Museum of Art, Art Instructor, Miami, FL (Summer 2015)

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL, Art Instructor (Summer 2015)

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Artist in Residence and Outreach programming, (2008-2013)

Boca Raton Art School, Ceramics Instructor, (2010-2013)

Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL, Art Instructor  (Summer 2011, 2012, 2014)


Guest Lecturer:

Artists in ActionBoca Raton Museum of Art (2015)

Featured Artist at Pottery WorkshopJingdezhen, China (2015) 


Publications and Press

Fresh Art International, Miami Art Week + Art Basel 2017 Edition Preview, Jolt Radio+ 19 Nov 2017, Podcast

Rocking Chair Sessions, RCS: Volume 22 Lauren Shapiro, 2017, Podcast

The New Age Of Ceramics, Hannah Stoufer, November 2016, Published by Gingko Press Inc., 224 pages, Hardcover

Strangeways Magazine, No. 5 (iii Points Special Edition 3) Vol. 3 October 2016


Related Professional 

Developing Coordinator of Ceramics at the Bakehouse Artist Complex (2017-2018)

ArtTable, Mentee, Florida Chapter, Mentee to Rochi Llaneza (2015-2016), Mentee to Tami Katz Friedman (2016-2017)

Research Assistant to Tami Katz Friedman for the Israeli Pavilion in the Venice Biennale 2017, “Sun Stand Still” by Gal Weinstein

Locust Projects, Intern (Spring 2015)