Lauren Turk, 2019 FAFO Art Festival Judge

Lauren Turk is a multidisciplinary artist who currently calls Gainesville, Florida home.

She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting from Illinois State University and her MFA in Sculpture from Washington State University in Pullman, WA.

Turk has exhibited her work nationally including working on a collaborative piece that was included in NCECA’s Push Play exhibition.

In 2015 she was granted a prestigious opportunity to be a Staff-Artist at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. VSC is the largest International Artist Residency and was a wonderful experience to interact with poets, writers, translators, and other artists from all over the world.