Laura Owens's Biography
Laura Owens is an American contemporary artist known for her paintings, which often combine traditional painting techniques with digital processes and materials. She was born in 1970 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Owens has been exhibiting her work since the mid-1990s, participating in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Her work has been featured in major international art venues such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Owens received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1992, and her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1998. She has served as an adjunct professor at Otis College of Art and Design and is currently a professor of painting and drawing at the University of California, Los Angeles. Owens is represented by Gagosian in New York and Los Angeles, and her work is held in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.