Lauren Gohara - Visual Artist


Site: Brooklyn Gallery
165 7th Street, Brooklyn
Opening reception: Fri June 14, 6 - 9 pm
Exhibition dates: Fri June 14 - Sat July 13

"Small Works Show"
Gallery 178
178 Bennett Avenue, Fl 3, New York
Opening reception: Sat June 8, 1 - 6 pm
Exhibition dates: Sat June 8 - Sat July 13

"Wide Open 10"
BWAC Gallery
481 Van Brunt Street, Door 7A, Brooklyn
Exhibition Dates: Sat May 11 - Sun July 7, weekends 1 - 6 pm
"Wide Open 10" at Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

Lauren Gohara’s work has been in numerous exhibitions, including most recently at the Katonah Museum of Art, Site:Brooklyn, the Cluster Gallery, The Windows at Kimmel Galleries at New York University, and the Cohen Library Archives Gallery (New York, NY). She has had solo exhibitions of her work at Metaphor Contemporary Art in Brooklyn, and at the New Arts Program and Northampton Community College, both in Pennsylvania. She is a 2018 recipient of a BRIO grant from the Bronx Council on the Arts, and was a recipient of the Elizabeth Foundation Studio Program Award from 1999-2018. Her work is in numerous private collections, as well as in the collection of the U.S. State Department, which acquired a group of 22 paintings for the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria. Gohara received her BFA from Art Center College of Design, and her MFA from Hunter College. She studied painting for an additional year at the Frank Mohr Institute in The Netherlands. She lives and works in New York City.

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Downwardly Mobile
Oil on linen, 36 x 36 inches
A sequence of red dots bouncing downhill traces the declining percentage of 30-year-olds who are making more money than their parents did at age 30. Ninety percent of children born in 1940 (upper left corner), earned more money at age 30 than their parents. For children born in the 1980s (right), the percentage has fallen to 50%.