Painter and sound artist.
Renée Lauzon is a multidisciplinary artist who works in painting, sound, text, and installation. Renée has exhibited her installations throughout the Northeast, Pacific Northwest, and Southwest and her paintings reside in private collections throughout the United States. She was awarded a fellowship at Vermont Studio Center in 2019 and was an artist-in-resident at MASS MoCA in 2016. Renée received her MFA in 2012 and currently lives and works in Vermont.
Her sound works are made with field recordings, digital instruments, and synthesizers. At times, sound works evolve into immersive art installations.
MFA in Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2012
BA in Art History, Burlington College, 2008
One in a Year, The Painting Center, New York, NY, 2021
Chroma Sono(rous), Minemå Gallery, Johnson, VT, 2020
Off Network (live performance), Thoma Foundation, Art House, Santa Fe, NM, 2019
Diverse Consensus, The Bakery, Munising, MI, 2018
Here and There, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA, 2017
Art of the Animal, Animal Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
RISE, Core Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2016
Nexus, Main Street Art Gallery, Newfields, NH, 2016
Highway, album of audio works, SONM online gallery, Spain, 2014
Strong Women V, Newark, NJ, 2014
Of Land and Local, Burlington City Arts Center, Shelburne, VT, 2013
Residencies, Lectures, and Panels
Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2019
Artist in Residence, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA, 2016
Hunger Mountain Fellowship, Montpelier, VT, 2014
Guest Lecturer, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2013
A Survey is a Process of Listening, Arika (curatorial collaborator with Whitney Biennial, panel with Ultra Red, Fred Moten, and Craig Dworkin (invitational), NYC, 2012
Paperbag Literary Magazine, three sound works, issue 10, paperbagazine.com, 2018
“The Art of the Animal: Fourteen Women Artists Explore the Sexual Politics of Meat,” One Trauma Ignites Many: A Fictional Essay in Verse, Lantern Books, NYC, 2015