Darryl Lauster

A 2010 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, Darryl Lauster is an Intermedia artist, writer, MFA Director and the Associate Chair in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas Arlington.  He has exhibited nationally at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the National Metal Museum, the Cameron Museum of Art, The Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, the John Michael Kohler Foundation and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, as well as internationally in Berlin, Paris, London and Rutten.  His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, McNeese State University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  

His writing has been published by Gulf Coast, Art Lies, East by Northeast, The Athenaeum Review, Crack the Spine, Esthetic Apostle,The Blood Pudding, The Conversation, the Art Journal and his first novel, Rites of Passage, was published by Creators Press in 2017.

His work investigates the American past and present, and hinges on the tensions between the truth and fiction as it informs our understanding of history.

His work is represented by the Devin Borden Gallery in Houston.