Lavaughan Jenkins | Artist Overview

Lavaughan Jenkins is a painter, printmaker and sculptor and has recently shown at Kabinet Gallery, Abigail Ogilvy Gallery and the Fitchburg art museum. In 2016 he became the Emerging Artist at Kingston Gallery in Boston, MA. He holds a BFA from the Massachusetts College Of Art And Design and has exhibited his work widely including venues such as Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Gallery Kayafas, Lens Gallery, and the Arts Research Collaborative Gallery, all in Boston, MA as well as at the Oasis Gallery in Beijing China. Jenkins is a recipient of the 2015 Blanche E. Colman Award and the Rob Moore Grant in Painting, and most recent is the 2018 James and Audrey Foster Prize . Lavaughan Jenkins was raised in Pensacola, Florida and currently creates his work in Boston, MA.

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“The very materiality of paint consumes me. I love the sound of pigment and wax being slapped onto the canvas. I apply the paint with anything I can get my hands on: brushes, palette knives, syringes, and Q-tips. All of these serve as tools for a diverse mark-making.”

 Lavaughan Jenkins