Bargue Study of the Belvedere Torso
graphite on paper
silverpoint on paper
Human Skull Specimen Study
Raccoon Skull with Broken Zygomatic Arch
Lauren J. Caldarola is a professional fine artist specializing in drawing and painting. She is trained in classical figurative realism and is based in New York City.
She has shown in various venues and art galleries located throughout the United States. Her work can be found in several private and public art collections. Her work and exhibitions have been featured in several articles and periodicals including the The Asbury Park Press, The Hartford Courant, The New York Times, and in The New Haven Register .
Each individual drawing or painting exemplifies her sense of curiosity and a meticulous attention to detail. Her main focus is creating works on paper that feature her love for the figure and portraiture. She prefers to work strictly from life, and dedicates herself to capturing the uniqueness found in each individual and to unlocking the potential narrative expression trapped within the figure.
She completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts training at The School of Visual Arts where she studied with artists such as Steven Assael, and Marvin Mattelson. She also won the Chairman's Merit Scholarship and is a 2014, and 2015 Williams Prize in Drawing finalist winner . She is included in many prestigious art collections, and has had multiple exhibitions in various art galleries and museums across the United States including Six Summit Gallery, RH Gallery, The Tampa Museum of Art, Lore Degenstein Gallery and many others. Her work is included in many private and public collections.
She is also dedicated to helping students reach their artistic potential as a drawing instructor at the Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art and the Enlightenment School of Art .
To see more of her work please visit: www.LaurenCaldarola.com