Lorien Stern

lorien stern

The ceramic work of Lorien Stern.  ”Lorien Stern is an artist working in California. She received her BFA from California College of the Arts in 2013 where she studied painting and ceramics. She is currently living in the North Western corner of the Mojave Desert in a small town called Inyokern.”

To see more of her work including paintings, drawings, clothing and collaborations with other artists, click here

*all images and quoted text from artist’s website

LPP+ July Residency: Indira Martina Morre


We’re pleased to announce our July 2016 resident: Indira Martina Morre. She will be working in our studio at the Minnesota Street Project Studios on some of her ongoing projects. From her website:

Indira Martina Morre’s practice is conceptually driven with a focus on mark making employed in the service of a socially relevant investigation.
Her project Passwords: Sign Disintegration (2007 – present) consists of paintings rendered in ink and graphite on smooth, gessoed surfaces. These intricately detailed, multilayered works appropriate digital symbols to examine the modification of our cognition and experience of the world in the engulfing presence of technology.

In To-Do Lists: Survival of Art Production (2014 – present) Morre redraws scanned images of notes, memos, sketches, and calendars from practicing Bay Area artists. Morre has involved herself in a timely and necessary conversation about the everyday realities of creative labor and the multiple roles artists play in order to sustain their practices.

Wallet:Desire (2015 – present) makes use of a collection of over 400 mailer credit cards sent to Morre by various banks and financial institutions attempting to snare another debtor. She alters these cards to transform them into wallet paintings and affixes them to modified offer letters that invite viewers to apply for a Wallet:Desire card of their own. This project is based in her personal experience and informed by readings such as David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5000 Years, which posits that debt is the foundation of our culture.

Morre received a BA, with a double major in Art History and Art Practice, and an MFA from UC Berkeley where she is currently teaching painting, drawing, figure drawing, and senior thesis classes. Morre is the recipient of numerous awards including The Harry Ford Lord Award and The Eisner Prize in Art. Her work was recently exhibited at The Painting Center in New York, A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, Croatian Association of Artists in Zagreb, Croatia, George Lawson Gallery in San Francisco, Kala Art Gallery in Berkeley, Royal NoneSuch Gallery and Krowswork in Oakland, Green Chalk Contemporary in Monterey, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley Art Center, MarinMOCA, SFMOMA Artist Gallery, and Cain Schulte Contemporary Art Gallery in San Francisco.



Folke Janssen

folkeFolke Janssen was born in 1979 in Helmond, the Netherlands. He is currently based in Rotterdam, working on various projects. You can see more of his work here.

*All images from artist’s website


Anna Kövecses

Anna Kövecses

Anna Kövecses is Hungarian born graphic designer currently living in Cyprus in a small seaside village.  To see more of her work, click here.

Mallory Lucille Rose

mallory lucille rose

The work of San Francisco-based artist Mallory Lucille Rose.  The above, which includes selections from Rose’s Misteaks, Houses and Post-its series’, illustrates the artist’s humor and ability to capture and share the ephemeral; those fleeting moments in time when the steaks are uncooked, shadows are cast on a classic San Francisco house and a note is passed.

To see more, visit her site here

Alex Colville


Alex Colville was a prominent Canadian painter and artist born in 1942 in Toronto, ON, until his death in 2013. His compositions are precise, simplistic, and highly narrative. You can see his entire portfolio on his website.

*All images from artist’s website

Sarah Elise Abramson


Sarah Elise Abramson lives and works in San Pedro, CA.  To see more of her work, click here.

Erin Loree

erin loree

The work of Toronto-based artist Erin Loree.

To see more of her vibrant, textural abstract paintings, click here

*all images from artist’s website

Max Lamb


Max Lamb is a furniture & industrial designer out of London, UK. You can see more of his work as well as his fascinating creative process on his website.

*All images from http://maxlamb.org/

Matt Bollinger: New Works



Matt Bollinger lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. You can find more of his work on his website, and a previous LPP blog post about him here.

*all images from artist’s website