Sugarlift x High Line Nine
508 W 28th Street, New York, NY 10001
About the artist:
Lauren Matsumoto is a painter exploring how we relate to nature. She is known for her use of a hybrid form of painting and collage that creates an innovative dialogue between the two mediums. Her work was presented in a solo show in Hong Kong, and in several notable group shows in New York City, Vancouver, Tokyo, and at the United States Embassy in Oman. In addition, she has exhibited her work across the United States in over 60 group exhibitions. Among recent honors, she was awarded by the New York Foundation of the Arts as a 2021 City Artist Corps Grantee. In 2019, she was an artist in residence at the prestigious MASS MoCA museum studio program in North Adams, MA. She holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and BA in Painting from Yale University. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
About the Residency:
Conceived as a way to enliven and transform the High Line Nine's premier Chelsea gallery spaces during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Line Nine x Sugarlift Artist Residency has become a neighborhood staple and destination in the city's art world epicenter.