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Personal profile

Lauren Selden earned her Master of Fine Arts at Arizona State University, studying metalworking, jewelry and sculpture.

Accomplishments include solo, invitational and juried exhibitions in national and international venues. Her artwork has been published in "Metalsmith Magazine", as well as "500 Metal Vessels" and "500 Wedding Rings", both published by Lark Books. Selden's outdoor sculptures have been on public display in various cities across the country, and two of her sculptures were acquired by the San Marcos Arts Commission permanent sculpture collection.

She has given workshops and lectures at conferences, universities, junior colleges and art centers across the United States as well as in Brazil, Germany, France, Iceland and Mexico. In 2018, she spent time at the Baer Art Center Residency in Hofsós, Iceland and had the honor to be a featured artist in the 2do Festival de Arte Nueve in Chihuahua, Mexico. In June 2022, Selden completed a grant-funded project at Fiskars AiR residency in Fiskars, Finland.

She loves to teach how to work with fire and tools and wants to help students feel confident to develop their own studio for their life-long journey of making art.

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