Lydia Larson grew up as an American nomad. She received her BFA from Montclair State University where she studied primarily under Julie Heffernan. After receiving her MFA, she has been involved in residencies and research in several countries. In 2014, she became a recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant.
“My work overall borrows from various histories, images, memories, and tales. They are little worlds. My most recent paintings explore the aftermath of trauma, responses to it, and the complexities of ownership.”