Lauren Cusimano

lauren@lpbylp.com | 115 Fenway Circle, Winchester, VA 22603

Education

2022 – James Madison University (JMU), B.F.A., Concentration in Fiber Art

2019 – Oakland Community College, Associate of Art

Group Exhibition History

2022 – New Image Gallery, “Emotional Baggage”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2022 – Artworks Gallery, “Annual Undergraduate Exhibit”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2022 – Duke Hall “Exploration”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2022 – Artworks Gallery, “Dimensions of Self”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2021 – Artworks Gallery, “Retreat”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2021 – JMU, “Rising Senior Art Exhibit”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2021 – Light Space Time, “Botanicals”, virtual exhibit.

2021 – JMU, “Undergraduate Exhibit”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2020 – Artworks Gallery, “Inspired in Isolation”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2019 – Frames Unlimited, “Tiny Show”, traveling exhibit, MI.

2018 – Frames Unlimited, “Associate’s Art Show”, Ann Arbor, MI.

2016 – Birmingham Bloomfield Arts Center, “Holiday Shop”, Birmingham, MI.

2016 – Detroit Artist Market, “Art for the Holidays”, Detroit, MI.

2016 – Huron Valley Council for the Arts (HVCA), “Arts and Cheers”, Highland, MI.

2016 – HVCA, “Arts and Greens”, White Lake, MI.

2016 – HVCA, “Huron Valley Arts Festival Highland Heritage”, Highland, MI.

2016 – HVCA, “Huron Valley Arts Festival”, Highland MI.

2016 – LA Cafe, “Peacefest”, Waterford, MI.

2016 – HVCA, “Arts and Blooms”, Highland, MI.

2015 – HVCA, “Art and Cheers”, Highland, MI.

2015 – HVCA, “Arts and Greens”, White Lake, MI.

2015 – HVCA, “Huron Valley Arts Festival”, Highland, MI.

2015 – HVCA, “Arts and Blooms”, Highland, MI.

2014 – “Ferndale DIY”, Ferndale, MI.

2013 – LA Cafe, “Peacefest”, Waterford, MI.

Honors and Awards

2022 – Frances Grove Scholarship Award. JMU School of Art, Design, and Art History Honors and Awards Committee, Harrisonburg, VA.

2022 – Senior Achievement Award. JMU School of Art, Design, and Art History Honors and Awards Committee, Harrisonburg, VA.

2022 – Honorable Mention. “Annual Undergraduate Exhibition”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2021 – Best in 3D. “Undergraduate Exhibit”, Harrisonburg, VA.

2021 – New Market Arts and Crafts Scholarship. New Market Arts and Crafts Club, Harrisonburg, VA.

Affiliation and Memberships

2015 – 2017 – HVCA Artist Co-opt, “The Art Shop”, Highland, MI.

2015 – Aubergine Gallery, Artist Co-opt, Milford, MI.

Creative Employment

Aug. 2018 – July 2020 – Custom Framing Designer at Frames Unlimited, Bloomfield, MI.

    • Designed and executed custom framing projects
    • Collaborated with other designers on complex framing projects

 

Dec. 2016 – Feb. 2017 –  Assistant Gallery Manager at the Huron Valley Council for the Arts, Highland, MI.

    • Assisted Gallery Director with art show activities 
    • Organized “Arts and Greens” Holiday Art Show 2016