Originally from Tennessee, Laura Splan is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Her intersecting interests include science, technology, design, and craft.
MFA in Sculpture, Mills College; Oakland, CA
BA, University of California; Irvine, CA
National Endowment for the Arts Digital Arts Fellowship, AS220 Industries; Providence, RI (2019)
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for the Tofte Lake Center Emerging Artists Program; Ely, MN (2011)
Pollock–Krasner Fellowship for the Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence Program; Woodstock, NY (2010)
Splan participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions as part of the Visiting Artist Program in the School of Art at Illinois State University. Her short-term residency was in October of 2015 and included a public lecture at University Galleries.
Artist Laura Splan signing the "Right to Print" impression at Normal Editions Workshop, October 2015
Squint is included in the Selected Impressions traveling exhibition available from Normal Editions Workshop.
Laura Splan and Morgan Price prepare mylars for the multi-color lithographic project at Normal Editions Workshop
Morgan Prince and Veda Rives lining up 4 mylars for proper registration
Laura Splan observes Morgan Price and Veda Rives developing positive working photo lithography plate
yellow, red, and blue inks prepared for Laura Splan's collaborative print project
Felicia Cannon mixing ink colors for Laura Splan's project
Sarah Smelser sponges and Veda Rives rolls the yellow ink for run one
Sarah Smelser and Veda Rives print the first run on good paper
yellow and red inks printed before this blue run
Laura Splan watches the printing process with Morgan Price and Veda Rives
Integrated Media students with visiting artist, Laura Splan and ISU faculty member Brian Franklin
Lithography I students observing the printing of run three
close inspection of fourth color shows the changes the blue ink adds to the image
students reviewing separation proofs from the Laura Splan project with Veda Rives and Morgan Price
Laura Splan signing selected version as the "Right to Print" impression
Veda Rives, Laura Splan, and Morgan Price celebrating the completed collaboration