About:

Lauren Guymer is an emerging visual artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Lauren predominantly draws highly detailed landscapes and imaginary places inspired by nature, landforms, outer space, and much more. She explores her ideas in pen and ink with a variety of techniques and mark making, including dot stippling, line work, and circles.

Lauren is also a gallery & studio assistant, with a background in freelance graphic design. In 2013 she graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Design from Swinburne University of Technology. 


Artists CV:

Education:
2013 Bachelor of Communication Design, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Solo Exhibitions:
2016 Parallel Universe, Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017 (upcoming) Petite Worlds, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.
2017 (upcoming) Hear Me Out, Lousy Ink x ARC VIC, Workshop Melbourne
2017 Dodgy Art Show #2, The Stockroom, Melbourne.
2017 Art Red Hill, Melbourne, Australia.
2017 Youth, 10th Birthday Show, Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne.
2017 The Light Fantastic, in.cube8r Gallery, Melbourne.
2017 Limb to Limb, Hound & Bone Printers x Brunswick Studio Walk, Melbourne.
2016 Drawing, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 September Group Show, Emerging Art Australia, Inner Space Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 The medium is the message, A Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 Closing party x Exhibition, Melbourne Arts Club Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 Arcadia, Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 Drawing, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 SmallWorks, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 Movement in Art, FAC, Cube 37 gallery, Melbourne.
2015 October Group Show, Emerging Art Australia, 69 Smith St Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 Lost Children Found, Melbourne Arts Club x Melbourne Music Week, Melbourne.
2015 It was in my dream, Limerence Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 DRAW V2, Melbourne Arts Club Gallery, Melbourne
2015 Art Town, Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne.

Awards:
2017 Art Red Hill, Best in show - Other Medium, Melbourne, Australia.

Residencies:
2017 NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland. 
2016 Silence Awareness Existence, Arteles Creative Residency, Haukijärvi, Finland.

Murals:
2017 NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
2017 Shipping container mural/installation, Skagaströnd, Iceland
2016 Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne.

Additional study & professional development:
2017 Studio Assistant, Good Day Rentals, Melbourne.
2016 Extended Practice Short Course, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
2016 Gallery Assistant, Melbourne Arts Club Gallery, Melbourne.
2015 Gallery Assistant internship, Melbourne Arts Club Gallery, Melbourne.
2012 USA International Design Study Tour, Swinburne University of Technology.
2012 Masters of Professional Studies in Branding, Workshop, School of Visual Arts, New York City, USA.
2012 Student workshop, Parsons The New School University, New York City, USA.
2012 Dtalks: The Power of your In-house Agency, Seminar, AIGA, San Francisco, USA. 

Press:
Yazmine Lomax, Artist Crosses the Finnish Line, Frankly Magazine, 2017. [Link]
Yazmine Lomax, Slay, Queen: Lauren Guymer, Interview, 2017. [Link]
Erin Stobie, Lauren Guymer's Parallel Universe, Interview, Outlet Mag, 2016. [Link]
Mary Asi, Panoramas, Insects, Freedom & Endeavors, Exhibition review, Outlet Mag, 2016. [Link]
Giddy Heine, Experimenting with Visual Art, Interview, About Blank, 2016. [Link]
Atmosphere, FEMS Zine Issue 4, published artwork, 2016.
Rebecca Mery, Lost Children Found: Lauren Guymer, Interview, Melbourne Arts Club, 2015.