Lauren holds an MFA from the University of Miami and a BFA from Florida Atlantic University. She has been resident artist in China as a Graduate Fellow at the Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute at Jingdezhen, home of the world’s finest porcelain. Shapiro’s exhibition history includes the Lowe Museum of Art, The Bakehouse Art Complex, the sculpture garden of the Whitespace Collection, the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, and Art Bastion in Wynwood. She has exhibited during the annual Miami Art Fair week held every December with Miami Independent Thinkers gallery at Scope art fair, and Locust Projects at the New Art Dealer’s Alliance (NADA).

Lauren has exhibited internationally during Art Basel Switzerland at Projectraum M54, an independent exhibition project for contemporary art to cultivate artistic exchange between the different cities.