- About the Artist
Acrylic and varnish on cradled wood
For 20 years without a pause, solo and group exhibitions of Lori’s work have graced local, national and international venues. Her consistently experimental and evolving work has earned her multiple awards from the Great Meadows Foundation, SouthArts, Kentucky Arts Council, Kentucky Foundation for Women, and most recently, the Community Foundation of Louisville and Louisville Visual Art’s 2020 Fischer Prize for Visual Arts. Additionally, Lori has been awarded numerous residency fellowships from institutions including Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, MacDowell Colony, and chaNorth.
Lori Larusso earned her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) graduate interdisciplinary program, and a BFA from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Lori’s work is represented by Skidmore Contemporary in Santa Monica, California and Mulberry & Lime in Lexington, Kentucky. She currently lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky.