Lauren DiCioccio is an emerging artist living in the Bay Area, an hour south of San Francisco. Born and raised in Philadelphia, DiCioccio received a BA from Colgate University in 2002, where she studied art and art history. Though academically trained in painting, much of her current body of work employs the medium of embroidery, which she learned at an early age from her mother. DiCioccio has shown her work at venues in San Francisco, including Jack Fischer Gallery, Intersection for the Arts, The Lab and the SFMOMA Artists Gallery. In February 2011, her work was shown in the exhibition The Mysterious Content of Softness
at the Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, Washington. She also had work shown in the exhibition Remembering the Times
at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco in January 2011.