My Artwork

The Self and Portrait Project

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I was selected to create work for Window on Art in Corvallis, Oregon. My collaborator, Katrina Henry, and I created a participation based art project that enticed the community to not only join in on the conversation, but become part of the final artwork as well. Project Description: A stark and seemingly empty space...

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Moments in Time – Exhibition Photographs

A Day in the Life Art Installation by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton

Maude Kerns Art Center offered me the opportunity to make my art installation for A Day in the Life a reality this year. With special help from my amazing and talented friend, Katrina Henry, the project came full circle and was installed and exhibited.   Artist Statement / A Day in the Life —————————————————————————-...

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You, Me, and The Rest of The World – Exhibition Photographs

You, Me, and The Rest of The World – Exhibition Photographs

This summer I was fortunate to have the opportunity to create the art installation I visualized when I began my “Day in the Life” Art Project back in May of 2011. I’m still processing the whole ordeal and learning more about myself, my art concept, and what I want to say as an artist....

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Looking through a blurred window

looking at trees through a blurred window

Perspective is always an interesting discussion whether your speaking of an artwork or life. Everyone looks at life through a blurred window, shaped by their gender, ethnicity, circumstances, and so much more. The first step is to realize that the window will always be blurred. To be okay with that, and look at the...

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Hello rain.

Rain drizzling against a window. Records of Life. A collection of photographs by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton

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