Lauren Semivan


Born 1981 Detroit, MI
Lives and works in Hamtramck, MI

 

EDUCATION

2006 MFA, Photography, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2004 BA, Studio Art, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014

Winter Group Show, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2013
Lauren Semivan, Observatory, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York
Critical Mass Traveling Exhibition, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

Lauren Semivan: Recent Work, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Bonniʼs Best, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York

2012

Group Exhibition, 9th Annual Chinese Photographic Arts Festival, Hubei, China

Divining Lens: Photos by Megan Major, Lauren Semivan, and Clinton Snider, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI

2011

Salon 21, Castell Gallery, Asheville, NC
Visiting Artists/Lecturers Exhibition, Swing Space Gallery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Liz Cohen, Brittany Nelson, Lauren Semivan, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Summer Select, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
PhotoCraft, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, Oregon
Lauren Semivan, Observatory, Solo Exhibition, Castell Gallery

2010

Landscape, Group Exhibition, Landscape, Xiang Sha Wan Art Palace, China
Pulp: Works on Paper, Meltem Birey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Photoplace Open, Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, VT

2009

Detroit Collects, Part I: The Nature of Art, Elaine Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI

Summer Select, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

Mysterium, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA
Form as Content: The Book as Object in Art and Design, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2008

Weights & Measures: New Photographs by Lauren Semivan, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2007

Black & White (and a little red), David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
(Fresh) David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

When a Verb Becomes a Noun, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA

2006

Daimler Chrysler Emerging Artist Exhibition, DCFS, Berlin, Germany Graduate Thesis Exhibition,

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 Aletti, Vince, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker Magazine, September 8, 2014 Russell Joslin, editor, Black Forest: Four Visual Poems, Candela Books

2013 Aletti, Vince, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker Magazine, Oct. 28, 2013 Artforum, September, 2013

Wall Street International Magazine, Lauren Semivan: Observatory, Aug. 19, 2013 Chinese Photographerʼs Magazine, Window to the World, Aug. 2013
Trabucco, Alessandro, Cosmologies of the Inner World, Or Not Magazine, Sept. 2013

2012 Michael Hodges, “Divining Lens: Photographs by Megan Major, Lauren Semivan and Clinton Snider”, Detroit News, Wednesday, April 4, 2012

2009 Shots Magazine Annual Portfolio Issue
Carducci, Vince, The Detroiter, “Detroit Art Shines in 2008 Despite Difficult Conditions,” Jan 7th

2008 Cashen, Norene, Detroit Metro Times Arts Feature, “Semivanʼs Ghost Dance,” Oct. 8-14 OʼNeil, Megan, Night & Day, Detroit Metro Times, Oct. 1-7
Shots Magazine, Cover Photograph, issue no. 100.

2007 Detroit Metro Times, “Get Fresh: Two Artists x Two Shows,” July 3-10

2006 Daimler Chrysler Emerging Artist Exhibition Catalog, DCFS, Berlin, Germany Photography Now: One Hundred Portfolios, Wright State University Press Lamb, Allan, Framing Photography, Vol. 6, Columba Publishing

 

COLLECTIONS

Sir Elton John Collection
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Wriston Art Center Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI