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Visiting Artist: Lauren Tickle-Tietje

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Richmond Center for Visual Arts
room 2008 at 5:30 p.m.

Lauren Tickle recently relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana. In her Increasing Value series, currency is transformed through a labor of love prompting reflection on the value of an iconic symbol - the US dollar. In its new form currency has been upcycled.¬† She received her BFA from the Pratt Institute and an MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the Rhode Island School of Design. She won the prestigious Talente Special Prize in 2014, honoring emerging artists in a variety of disciplines. Her works have been on display at the Racine Art Museum, Dowse Art Museum, Seoul Art Center’s Hangaram Art Museum, Marino Marini Museum for Contemporary Arts, and the City of Paris’ Museum of Modern Art and published in American Craft, Metalsmith, 500 Silver Jewelry Designs, and Kunsth√•ndverk. Her work can be found in private collections both Nationally and Internationally, as well as in the permanent collections of the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, Netherlands and the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey.