Lauren Fensterstock

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Installations at Coleman Burke

"A Thickening Rhythm" is a show of five artists, one of whom, Julie Poitras Santos, also curated the show, at Coleman Burke in Brunswick.
Quiet witness
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  April 13, 2012

Bisbee + Fensterstock work their black magic at Aucocisco

The similarities between Lauren Fensterstock and John Bisbee are manifold.
Darkness visible
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  November 18, 2011

Lauren Fensterstock brings the outside in

A saturated plot of Lauren Fensterstock's obsidian growth is planted in the Sculpture Gallery of the Ogunquit Museum of Art, an uncharacteristically heavy installation in the otherwise light space.
Black gardens
By ANNIE LARMON  |  May 20, 2011

We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010

Poetic sense

For the last end-of-the-year review I had to rely on the kindness and opinions of others, having just started reviewing again after a long hiatus.
Age of art
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 23, 2008

A shadow world

The centerpiece of Lauren Fensterstock’s installation at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art is what appears to be a large black pool with giant lily pads.  
Lauren Fensterstock’s unsettling installation
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  October 09, 2008



The infusion of a personal panoply of mythological motifs allows Kinsella to create highly decorative pieces that still speak to the soul.  
Constructing images in a fantasy world
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 23, 2008

Looking backward

Seems like it was a pretty good year.
Portland art: 2007 in review
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 19, 2007

Nature times three

Lauren Fensterstock’s new show is black and dirty.
A conversation with Lauren Fensterstock
By IAN PAIGE  |  September 19, 2007