Lauren Thorson

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Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Lauren Thorson received her MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. She is a fifty-percent of the design studio, Studio-Set and currently a Designer-In-Residence, Visiting Faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has exhibited and lectured nationally; worked as a designer and has been published internationally, recently being named one of The Walker Art Center’s “Ten Artists to Watch in 2013.” She has served as co-chair for the IEEE VIS Arts Programfor the past two years, moving into the role of Design Chair at VISAP 2014 Paris, France.

lthorson@vcu.edu