Lauren Prado

@findlolo

Lauren Prado

Lauren Prado

Artist / Teacher, Portland, OR

I’m methodical, sleep-deprived and usually have band-aids on my fingers from daily sewing accidents. I also teach high school & university folk about art!

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Born and raised in sunny California, Lauren Prado spends most of her free time sewing in 80 degree weather. Prado uses fiber, yarn, and needles to create representations of the digital images/products that flood our online feeds. Prado was a high school teacher for three years, and that experience largely influenced her interest in pop culture and the millennial lifestyle that centers on technology, online presence, and self-presentation.


Experience

Adjunct Instructor at La Sierra University
2016 – Present Riverside, CA
Art Teacher at Notre Dame Highschool
2014 – Present Riverside, CA

Education

Bachelors of Fine Arts w/ emphasis in Textiles at La Sierra University
2010 – 2014 Riverside, CA
MFA in Visual Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art
Sept 2017 – Present Portland, OR