lauren davies: west elm eco decor

West Elm Eco Decor
cardboard, duct tape, plaster, and paint
$30 – $100 each

Replicas of West Elm’s popular home furnishing “eco décor” recreated from cardboard, duct tape and paint. Eco friendly home décor offers pure and natural style to the contemporary home – even when it’s made from recycled cardboard.
Lauren Davies is a San Francisco artist whose mixed media work explores our often-troubled relationship to the natural world. Her projects have ranged from commentaries on the ironic artifice of natural history museum displays and diorama presentations to dog breeding, the reconstruction of icebergs and the absurdity of correspondence course taxidermy, The unifying element found in her eclectic projects is an obsessive use of sad sack materials and an underlying dark humor. Lauren received her BFA and MFA in sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her mixed media installations and drawings have been presented in the Bay Area at The Oakland Museum, The Exploratorium, De Saisset Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Intersection and U.C. Davis/Nelson Gallery, Gallery 16 and ampersand international arts. She has had been an artist-in-residence at the California Academy of Sciences, Djerassi Resident Artists Program and The Lab. Lauren’s work has been reviewed in Art in America, The New York Times, SF Chronicle, Art Papers, Bark, Art Ltd. and ArtWeek.


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