Artist Lauren Fitzgerald showcases in Steckline Gallery

Jan 16, 2024
Artwork of Batman and Catwoman was created by artist Lauren Fitzgerald in her collection, "Symbiosis."
Artwork of Batman and Catwoman was created by artist Lauren Fitzgerald in her collection, "Symbiosis."

Steckline Gallery will present “Symbiosis” by artist Lauren Fitzgerald during a First Friday exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 2 at Newman University.

“Symbiosis” will be on display Jan. 31- Feb. 24. An artist talk, which includes a discussion with the artist and pizza lunch for Newman students, will take place Feb. 1 from noon to 1 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

Lauren Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald is best known for artwork made from multiple layers of hand-cut paper. As a multidisciplinary artist, Fitzgerald takes inspiration from recurring patterns, shapes and twisted lines found in nature. Her low-relief process uses an array of organic and abstract imagery to create the final product.

Fitzgerald’s work has been featured in magazines including “Cineplex,” “Hunger Mountain” and “Women’s Focus,” as well as the book “The Art of Being Bill.” Fitzgerald’s artwork is also part of the permanent collection of the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita and was featured in KLC’s art publication “In Plain View.”

Fitzgerald received her bachelor’s in art from Friends University and her Master of Fine Arts in visual art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has showcased artwork in several solo and group exhibitions locally and across the country. She is based in the Midwest.

To explore more of Fitzgerald’s artwork, visit her website,

The Steckline Gallery is located inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus, 3100 McCormick. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays or by appointment.

For more information, email gallery director Shannon Johnston at [email protected].

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