Lauren Edmonds is a multi-media artist living and working in Brisbane, previously based on the Sunshine Coast. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Art with Class I Honours at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University in 2015. Edmonds’ work often deals with socio-political subjects with the intent to incite a critical engagement with viewers or participants. She works in a variety of media including: drawing, animation, installation and object making. In her more recent work Edmonds has become interested in making interactive artworks. In 2015 she was awarded two awards in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize New Media category for 2014 and again a finalist for the 2015 prize, opened to artists nationally. In 2014 she was a finalist in the Marie Ellis Prize for Drawing. Edmonds has held two solo exhibitions, one in 2009-10 and one in 2012.
Feature image: News Factory 2014, new media installation (stills from animation)