Lauryn Olivia King is from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she graduated from Xavier University with a BFA concentrating in Fiber and Sculpture.  Lauryn currently has work on display in Ohio's Governor's Office and in private collections.  She has shown work in Columbus, Ohio, Dayton, Ohio, Hamilton, Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio, and northern Kentucky.  Lauryn was chosen to be the Demonstrating Artist Assistant for Kelly and Kyle Phelps at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Art (NCECA) in 2014. She was the grand award winner in the 2015 Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.  She works primarily with a Media-Ramics life casting process to create pieces that can be mounted on the wall or sitting in the middle of the gallery. Lauryn combines her sculpture, fiber, and ceramic work to create pieces that talk about the stigma surrounding mental health.