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Lauren is a South­ern Cali­for­nia based artist and furni­ture maker. She received her AA in Arts and Human­i­ties from Chaffey College in 2017 and in 2021, completed her BA in Applied Design at San Diego State Univer­sity with an empha­sis in Furni­ture Design and Wood­work­ing. Since 2012, she has worked at The Maloof Foun­da­tion and in 2017, Lauren began her appren­tice­ship with master crafts­man Larry White, Sam Maloof’s first employee circa 1962.

Lauren’s work ranges from furni­ture to sculp­ture with no limi­ta­tions on mixing media. Lauren teaches regu­larly at The Maloof Foun­da­tion as well as Allied Wood­shop in Los Angeles, CA.

During the pandemic, Lauren co-created an online student plat­form with artist/​maker Esther Cho, through The Furni­ture Soci­ety’s FS Connects project, to provide resources, discus­sions, and commu­nity for craft students across the country.

Whittier, CA
Furniture (wood), recycled materials, metal
Professional Status
Artist and furniture maker
Member until May 13, 2022