Lauren Gidwitz [American, b. 1983 Chicago, IL] is an artist working in oil painting, ink drawing, and mixed-media two-dimensional, and three-dimensional works. Gidwitz's work has been exhibited and collected throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was a resident of BigCI in the Wollemi National Park, Australia, the Alfred and Trafford Klots Program in Lehon, France, the Arctic Circle Expedition in Svalbard, Norway, and the Vermont Studio Center. Gidwitz has been a visiting critic at Maryland Institute College of Art and Brown University. She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing, from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Gidwitz lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.