Recent + Upcoming

The Builder and the Carpenter
, Behnke Gallery, Spring 2024

In the Artist’s Words: Laura Hart Newlon

Out of Sight, Fisher Pavilion, September 2023

The Movement of Labor / Stay With the Feeling And You Will Know When It’s Enough, performance and conversation at the Frye Art Museum, September 2023

Residency at Arts, Letters & Numbers, July 2023

A Prop, Grip or Hold, Boren Banner Series,
Frye Art Museum, April 2023

Coffin Farm Summer Show, August 2022

How the Sausage Gets Made, Seattle Freezer / Double Garage, Seattle, WA July 2022

Bellwether Film Fest, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, 2021

Feel Good Pictures, Specialist, Seattle, WA 2021 

A New Nothing vol.1, edited by John Pilson, Sleeper Studio, 2021

Light + Graphite, Studio E, Seattle, WA 2021

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, 2021

Primal Sight,  Gnomic Books, with companion essays by
David Campany and Gregory Eddi Jones

Artist to Watch feature in Art Connect Magazine, Fall 2021

Laura Hart Newlon is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and educator whose recent work explores materiality and conditions of visibility related to the body and image-making.

Newlon has recently exhibited work at the Bellevue Museum of Art (Bellevue), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (New Orleans), SOIL (Seattle), Specialist (Seattle), Triumph (Chicago), ADDS DONNA (Chicago), Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LA), Roots & Culture (Chicago), the Baltimore Art Fair (Baltimore), and LVL3 (Chicago).

Honors include the Claire Rosen and Samuel Edes Prize for Emerging Artists, the John Quincy Adams Fellowship, and residencies at Centrum, the Vermont Studio Center, The Wassaic Project, and ACRE. Her work is included in collections such as the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection and the Photographic Center Northwest. She holds an MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2013) and an  MA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Washington (2010).

Newlon lives in Seattle where she is an Associate Professor of Art at Cornish College of the Arts. She co-curates and directs the artist-run gallery Specialist, and co-parents 2 young children who love bagels, yard waste and digging.