international painting annual 6 exhibition-in-print
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Emily Lacour
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State University, Instructor

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I look for images that cross categories, such as figure forms or vacant interiors that read as dense landscapes. I seek action in paint as tension filled expressions of place. I create surfaces that hold the traces of presence revealed as both a volume and void.





born: 1990, New Orleans, Louisiana



University of Louisiana, BFA, 2011
Southern Methodist University, MFA, 2014


selected awards/honors

Graduate Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 2012-2014
Ann Connelley Award, Baton Rouge, LA, 2010


selected publications

Studio Visit Magazine; International Art Publication, Winter 2015
Ivy Hall Review Publication; featured artist, first edition, SCAD, GA, 2014


selected solo or two-person exhibits

Too Close/Not Close Enough, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, 2015
Ratoon Series, LTC gallery, Monticello, AR, 2015
Extending Self, Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, Natchitoches, LA, 2012


selected group shows

Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beachi, FL, 2015
Select Fair; Frieze Art Week, Chelsea gallery district, NYC, 2015
Prospect 3+ Invitational, Baton Rouge, LA, 2014
Everything is Better in Public, Beefhaus, Dallas, Tx, 2014



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