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My work focuses on creating thematic commentaries, narratives, and queries about the inner emotions that occur in interpersonal relationships. Each work has traces of love, politics, social circumstances, childhood, magic, preciousness and potential. The work is driven by content and the material generally follows for relevancy of the idea. Focusing on traditional metalworking and jewelry techniques allows the work to exude preciousness and desire. The varied symbolism leaves the work open to interpretation and creates a puzzle for the viewer to solve in his or her own way.

Originally from Evansville, Indiana, Lauren McAdams Selden received her BFA from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky and her terminal MFA degree from Arizona State University. At Murray State, she developed competency in metalworking and jewelry techniques, woodworking, fibers and ceramics especially. At Arizona State, she added foundry, welding, silk-screening on fibers and blacksmithing techniques. This technical and material background allowed her to fully explore her content-based artwork. Her artwork has exhibited in various states across the nation and published in Lark Books 500 Metal Vessels and 500 Wedding Rings.

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