Lauren Shapiro (Miami) is a master ceramicist and sculptor who combines technology and craft to create multimedia installations. Her public art projects link people with the environment and encourage conversations about potential outcomes and solutions for our changing natural world. She’s been awarded grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation, Knight Foundation, Awesome Foundation, and Oolite Arts. She is an artist-in-residence for a National Science Foundation grant awarded to marine ecologists at California State University, Northridge. Her work is in the Jorge M. Perez Collection. .