✧ Winner of the 2021 Southeast Review Art Contest ✧

Selected by Ming Ying Hong


Lauren Rice


Moon Shapes, 2019

acrylic, gouache, graphite powder, canvas,

rubber band, and collage on cut paper

55 1/2 x 44 1/2 inches


 

Time Is a Sunset, 2022

graphite powder, acrylic, gouache, Flashe, spray

paint, canvas, glitter foam, stickers, and

sequins on cut, torn, and collaged paper

28 x 28 inches


 

Bad Moon Rising (XO), 2019 acrylic, gouache, spray paint, graphite powder,

canvas, and collage on cut paper

55 x 41 inches


 

The Maze, 2017–19 acrylic, gouache, graphite powder,

and collage on cut paper

55 x 44 inches


 

Head on the Ground, Feet in the Clouds, 2019 acrylic, gouache, spray paint, graphite

powder, ink, and collage on cut paper

55 x 44 1/2 inches


 

The Wrong Green, 2020 graphite powder, gouache, acrylic, Flashe, spray paint,

and glitter paint on cut and collaged paper

57 x 43 inches


 

Unearthed, 2020

graphite powder, gouache, acrylic, Flashe,

spray paint, canvas dropcloth, archival

digital prints, and string on cut paper

27 1/2 x 27 inches


 

Poor Pythagoras, 2014 latex, gouache, acrylic, spray paint, image

transfers, and collage on paper, wood, foam,

papier-mâché, plaster, and cement

120 x 84 x 24 inches


 

LAUREN RICE is a visual artist, writer, curator, and professor. She has exhibited her work in solo, collaborative, and group exhibitions at venues such as Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space, New York; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York; Neon Heater, Findlay, Ohio; ICA Baltimore; The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach; Transformer, Washington, DC; and Spring Break Art Show, New York, among many others. Rice has been a Fellowship Artist at The Kala Art Institute in Berkeley and an artist-in-residence at The Luminary in St. Louis. Her work has been published in New American Paintings, Maake Magazine, and VAST Magazine. Originally from Atlanta, Rice currently lives just outside of Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and artistic collaborator, Brian Barr, and their two children, Noa and Finn.