Lauren Greathouse

Born and raised in the north Seattle suburb of Lake Forest Park, I received my BA in English and BFA in Photography from Washington State University in 2003. In 2007, I earned my MFA in Photography from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I have since held teaching positions with the University of Georgia’s Cortona Italy Program, Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, Washington and Everett Community College just north of Seattle.

I find that there is something infinitely human about recording the things left behind and forgotten. I am drawn to examining the vestiges of humanity that linger in forgotten places.  Quiet places. Places that ooze history and stories long forgotten or never told. I am urged to  capture their presence through photography as if to solidify their existence in the world. Much of my work focuses on themes dealing with man’s inherent want to tame a landscape; to  harness nature in ways that will benefit his needs and wants; to domesticate the wild with a  disregard to its effect.

Photography is equal parts adventure and art. Disinterested in the manufacturing of an image, I am drawn to the process of the finding of one, the search to discover moments in time that  reveal something deeper when looked at closer.

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Gallery 110’s mission is to provide dynamic opportunities to established and emerging professional artists in an environment that encourages creative expression, experimentation and collaboration. As a nonprofit organization, the gallery fosters artistic and professional connections between its associated artists and the arts community at large through creative dialogue, the presentation of challenging and enriching curated exhibitions, public opportunities and collaborative projects.