Lauren Matsumoto is a metalsmith and installation artist based in San Francisco, California. Inspired by found objects and the natural properties of her materials, Lauren creates work that challenges your everyday perception of ordinary objects. The transformation of an old object into something new really intrigues her as an artist. She is also i nterested in taking the textural qualities of decay and rust, transforming them into something beautiful. Both her jewelry and sculpture display a feeling of femininity and whimsicality. Lauren designs and fabricates works that are driven by a passion for her material and craftsmanship.
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