Lauren Pakradooni & Second State Press
In conjunction with the exhibition Lauren Pakradooni: Static Slip, we welcome Pakradooni to discuss her work and process. Immediately following her talk, we will be enjoy casual conversation with members of Philadelphia’s community print shop Second State Press.
Pakradooni is an artist and educator based in Philadelphia. She earned a BA from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA in 2007 and an MFA in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence in 2011. Pakradooni is Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA. Her artwork has been exhibited in a variety of U.S. venues including Leisure, Denver; Planthouse Gallery, New York; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; and in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Antwerp, Belgium; and Doha, Qatar. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies at the University of Texas, Austin; AS220, Providence, RI; Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; and internationally at Beisinghoff Printmaking Residency, Diemelstadt-Rhoden, Germany and Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Doha. She records and performs experimental electronic music, layering and manipulating handmade cassette tape loops into compositions, under the moniker Tether.
Second State Press’ mission is to foster the development of ideas and innovation in printmaking by providing artists with a professional, affordable and supportive workspace. Join us, founders Jenn McTague and Zach Lindenberger and Board member Lauren Pakradooni for a drink, to learn more about Second State and to see some of the excellent work produced there.
BYO Socials bring artists and art appreciators together for casual conversation and the chance to see new artwork.