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Lauren Pakradooni

Lauren Pakradooni is a Philadelphia-based artist and educator. She received a B.A. from Hampshire College and a M.F.A. in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies by the Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar, The Wassaic Project, Women’s Studio Workshop, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and AS220. She operates Pressure Club, a printshop and gallery in Philadelphia, PA.  Her work in drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and music has been shown and performed in various exhibitions locally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include The Print Center (Philadelphia, PA), Planthouse (NYC), and Knock Down Center (Brooklyn, NY)


Visiting Assistant Professor in Art & Art History


Art & Art History


B.A., Hampshire College

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design


Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Adjunct Faculty, Relief and Intaglio Printmaking, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Visiting Artist Lecturer, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Instructor of Record, University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

Visiting Faculty and Artist-in-Residence, Drawing and Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Instructor of Record, Introduction to Intaglio, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Professional Experience

Pakradooni has taught courses in studio art and art history at Hampshire College, Tyler School of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar, Rhode Island School of Design, Fine Arts Work Center, and University of South Carolina.

Recent Work

Solo Exhibitions

       Static Slip, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 2018

       Material Level, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. 2017

       These for Days, Space Lab, Columbus, OH. 2017

       Dither that Dogs, Leisure Studio, Denver, CO. 2017

       Bent on Some Kind of Wave, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA. 2017


Selected Group Exhibitions

        /Still Rendering/ (two-person with Adam Raymont), Cheymore Gallery, Tuxedo, NY.  2018

        Window, DeKalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. 2018

        Graphic Mimicry, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. 2017

        Published by the Artist, International Print Center, New York, NY. 2017

        Delta-Wave, Het Boss, Antwerp, Belgium. 2017

        Excavation, Illusion + Artifact, PrattMWP Gallery in the Museum of Art, Utica, NY. 2017

        MDF Blog, Planthouse Gallery, New York, NY. 2016