Lives and works in New York City

Born 1981 in New York City


2003 B.A. Painting and Drawing, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

Dewey Scholarship recipient



Touch Knows You Before Language, Lyles and King Gallery, New York, NY

The Line In Between, Gallery Nosco, Marseille, France


Yesterday So Fast, Denny Gallery, New York, NY 


UNTITLED. Two person with Amanda Valdez, Denny Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 

Lauren Seiden, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

Lauren Seiden: Querencia, Denny Gallery, New York, NY


Two Person with Camilla Emson, Gallery Nosco, Rio, Brazil

Eigengrau, Two Person with Frank Webster Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY



Drawn Together Again, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

One In A Million, Gallery Nosco, Marseille, France


The World on Paper; The Deutsche Bank Collection, Museum PalaisPopulaire, Berlin, Germany

Pussy, King of the Pirates, Maccarone Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Spatial Flux: Contemporary Drawings from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection, Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado 

Metaxis Uber Pool, HILDE Gallery, Houston, TX 

unRaveling, BlackBall Projects, BK, NY 

The New Minimalist, Curated by Sarah Burney, Abrons Art Center, NYC 

Active Beige, Curated by Lauren Seiden, Foley Gallery, NYC


The Times, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

Summer Contemporary, Alon Zakaim Fine Art, London, UK

Afraid of Acquaintances, Curated by Cuevas Tilleard, False Flag Gallery, LIC, NY

Avant-Grave, Curated by William Crump, TSA, Brooklyn, NY

Post-Election, Curated by Kristen Dodge and Kate Gilmore, September Gallery, Hudson, NY

Nasty Woman, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY


12 x 12, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Beholder's Share, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Violet Burning Sunset, Curated by Todd Von Ammon, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT 

Cubit, New Release Gallery, New York, NY

Raylets, Radical Abacus, Santa Fe, New Mexico 


“Artinternational Istanbul", Istanbul, Turkey

"Name it by trying to name it", The Drawing Center, New York, NY

The Suspended Line, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

"Radiate", Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin, Germany 


Select Cuts and Alterations, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

ArtRio 2014, Gallery Nosco, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dark Map, curated by Devin Powers, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY

DE-Pict, Gallery Nosco, London, UK (catalog)

By Invitation Only 3, curated by Andrew Gori and Ambre Kelly, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, New York, NY

Artsy + The Line, The Apartment, New York, NY

SP-Arte, Sao Paulo International Art Fair, Gallery Nosco, Brazil

The Last Brucennial, presented by Vito Schnabel & The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Open Sessions: ACTION + OBJECT + EXCHANGE, curated by Nova Benway and Lisa Sigal, The 

Drawing Center, New York, NY


UNTITLED., Denny Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

Intimate, Gallery Nosco, London, UK

Imago Mundi ORGANIX: Contemporary Art From The USA, Curated by Diego Cortez, Luciano Benetton 

Collection, Venice, Italy (catalog)

Works Off Canvas, Denny Gallery, New York, NY 

On Drawing: Line, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX (catalog)

The Color Grey, galleryHOMELAND, Portland, OR

What Have You Done For Me Lately, 109 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 


A Shadow in the Prism, 109 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

The Color Grey, galleryHOMELAND, Houston, TX

Black Lodge, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Black Foliage, Nudashank Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Line and Plane, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY

Cannonball!, Curated by Vicki Sher, Frosch & Portman Gallery, New York, NY

Black Foliage, Curated by Matt Craven, New York, NY

Its Endless Undoing, Thierry-Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY

Cosmology, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Itsa Small, Small World, Curated by Hennesy Youngman, Small Business Gallery, New York, NY

Dallas Art Fair, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX

Brucennial 2012, Curated by Vito Schnabel and the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Decoding, Curated by THROAT, New York Public Library, New York, NY


Looking Forward, Foley Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

Microwave Eight, Josee Bienvenu, New York, NY

Drawn, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

Draw The Line, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY


Pplaza, Curated by Grey Market, 2917 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL

Closed For Installation, 303 Gallery, New York, NY

Phantasmorganica, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY

Tools For Thought, Sotheby’s, New York, NY


Imposters, Grey Market Gallery, New York, NY

No Box Assembly, Collective Hardware, New York, NY


2016 FID Prize Finalist

2014 The Drawing Center, “Open Sessions” (2014-2016)

2010 AOL and Chuck Close, “25 for 25” Grant Award



"Pencil Case: Interview", Luxe Magazine May/June Issue, by Mikki Brammer

2018 By Karen Moe, February


"Women Who Create, Forming a graphite world", Material Magazine, autumn/winter issue, by Katja Horvat


"Disappearing, Inc.", The Brooklyn Rail: July/August Print Issue, by Tom McGlynn

"When The New York Times Becomes Art",, By Margaret Carrigan, 6/5/17

"Let's Do This" by Rachel Corbett, Blouin Art Info 2/3/17

"Meet Lauren", Zealous, by Lauren Aguilera Brown 


"See this one thing at 315 Gallery: Lauren Seiden's Reflections in a Void", by Rachel Miller, Brooklyn Magazine, 12/6/16

The Conversation: Art Podcast, Ep.#154: Lauren Seiden, NYC artist, on leaving her gallery day job to make art full time…and representing yourself professionally, from communication to contracts

“Lauren Seiden”, ArtForum Magazine, May Issue, Review by Tine Rivers 

"5 Must See Art Exhibitions", by Meg Busacca, The Fashion Times, 3/11/16

"Beyond the Main Fair: 9 things to see this Armory Week", by Kate Messinger, Paper Magazine, 3/2/16

"Precarious Weigh: A graphite-obsessed artist chases a new thread", by Scott Idrisek, Modern Painters Magazine, February Issue


"6 Contemporary Female Sculptors to Know", Kate Messinger

Showing: Radiate by Balasz Takac,

“Drawing Without Fear: Lauren Seiden on Radically Reshaping the Work on Paper”, by Dylan Kerr, Artspace, 5/19/15


Indrisek, Scott, “Afros, Abstraction, and Photographic Experimentation at Untitled,” Blouin Artinfo, 1/3/14

“Artist of the Week: Lauren Seiden,” LVL3 Media Blog, June 16

Indrisek, Scott, “5 Must-See Gallery Shows: Lauren Seiden, Michael Berryhill, and More,” Blouin Artinfo, 5/15/14

Tay, Michelle, “The Line Ventures into Art World with Artsy Collab,” Blouin Artinfo, April 23

Hyland, Veronique, “Vanessa Traina’s The Line is Now Selling Art,” New York Magazine: The Cut, April 17

“Art in Context: The Line + Artsy,”, April 17

Anderson, Kristin, “The Line Makes a Bid for the Art World,”, April 17

“ $ale at The Line,” BlackBook, April 17

Pope, Nessia, “A Tour of Highlights From São Paulo’s 2014 SP-Arte Fair,”, April 8


“The Top 5 Booths from ArtRio,”, September 10

“Works Off Canvas at Denny Gallery,” Art In America: The Lookout, September 5

“Art and Ageism: The Decisive Eye of Fellow Artists,” NY Arts Magazine, June 24

Insogna, Liz, “The Gray Ways,” The Huffington Post, May 2

“Eigengrau, Lauren Seiden and Frank Webster,” Time Out New York, April 17


Colucci. Emily, “Visiting ‘The Black Lodge’ In Bushwick,” Societe Perrier, November 13

Panero, James, “An Improv of Color And Threads of Hope,” The Wall Street Journal, June 23

“We went to the LES Vol.2-Its Endless Undoing,”, June 21

“In the studio with Lauren Seiden,” episode 138,, June 21


Valdez, Aldrin, “Re-Heating Tips,”, August 21

Christian, Ryan Travis, “7 Artists of the Week,”, July 7

Featured Artist, Assembly Journal, Annual Publication


Shutler, Natalie, “A Look at the Winners of AOL’s ‘25 for 25’ Arts Grant Program,”, October 28

“AOL Announces Winners of 25 for 25,”, October 28

“AOL Artist,”, October 27


Deutsche Bank Collection

JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection

Luciano Benetton Collection

J. Crew Collection

And numerous private collections both domestic and international