Lecturer, Painting + Drawing Foundations Chair, Art
Lori Esposito was a recipient of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in 2015. She has received additional institutional support from Ucross Foundation, Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Santa Fe Arts Institute and was a visiting artist at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. Her work has been collected by private and public collections, including Fidelity and the Embassy of Panama. Recently she taught a drawing workshop at the North Carolina Museum of Art in conjunction with an exhibition. Her work was featured in the 42nd exhibition of Art on Paper at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Manifest Gallery selected her work for a special exhibition/publication ‘Botanical’ and for their International Drawing Annual 7. Her drawings were curated into the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program. In recent years she has had solo exhibitions at the Turchin Center at Appalachian State and SooVisual Arts in Minneapolis and she continues to exhibit her work, curate and facilitate walks throughout the US.
Esposito has taught studio art and foundations at the University of North Dakota and the Rhode Island School of Design.