Department of Art: Visiting Artists Series
Date: December 2, 2008 PST
Laura Vandenburgh’s drawing-based practice has encompassed drawing installations, wall drawings, and works on paper, which explore our relationship to and within the natural environment. Her work has been exhibited at the Susan Hobbs Gallery in Toronto, the Portland Art Museum, the James Harris Gallery in Seattle, PICA and the Everson Museum in Syracuse, NY among other venues. The work has been supported by grants and residencies from the Ucross, Ragdale and Saltonstall Foundations. Vandenburgh received her MFA from Hunter College in New York City, following BS in Zoology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of California at Davis. She lives and works in Springfield, Oregon, and teaches at the University of Oregon.