ISSUED: 5 March 2020
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Phaze 2 Gallery is hosting an exhibit by sculptor and printmaker Lauren Koch March 19-April 13.
“Time—it does not pass without effect,” Koch said in her artist’s statement. “Our life experiences and relationships leave traces on our lives both mentally and physically. These fleeting personal experiences and remnants of collective memory are what fuel my work. Works are explored and developed through a process of using both known, experimental, and alchemic methods, which I often find rather meditative and cathartic. I employ both experimental and traditional materials and methods which allows me to meld unpredictability with intentionality in distinctive situations.”
Koch grew up in the Appalachian foothills of Northwest Georgia and graduated from the University of West Georgia with concentrations in sculpture, printmaking, and art history. She is pursuing her M.F.A. at the University of Maryland. She is a nationally and internationally exhibiting artist who has attended artist residency and teaching workshops on mark making with ferrous metals and natural colorants throughout the United States and Europe.
For more information, contact Evan Boggess at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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