EDUCATION

2019 Master Of Fine Arts Candidate, Concordia University, Montréal (Expected  Graduation: 2019)
2012 Bachelor Of Fine Arts, Drawing And Painting. OCADU, Toronto. 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 Blanking Field, Project Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
20th RBC Painting Competition, Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario
Peinture fraîche et nouvelle construction, Art Mur, Montréal, Québec
Maureen III, Fonderie Darling, Montréal, Québec

2017
Bad Geometry, Project Gallery Studios, Toronto, Ontario
Maureen II, Ancienne École des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
Futur futuriste, Projet Pangee,  Montréal, Québec

2016
Chapter II, PDA Projects, Ottawa, Ontario
Loop Dreams, 201 Mulberry, New York, New York
Chromatic, Hangar 16,  Montréal, Québec
Geographically Indeterminate Fantasies, Providence College Galleries,Providence, Ri/Online
Aether Into Infinity, PDA Projects, Ottawa, Ontario

2015
The Others, The Wrong Biennial, Online
Surface, 99 Sudbury, Toronto, Ontario

2014
Meta, Galeria Municipal De Arte, Abrantes, Portugal
Super Human, Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Aesthetic Dialogue, M Contemporary, Thornhill, Ontario
Byob T.O! III, Power Ball, Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario
Simultaneo, Sala De Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City

2013
Uncanny Valley, Massart, Boston, Massachusetts
Exotic Forbidden Torrents, The Wrong Biennial,Online
Pleased To Meet You,2186 Dundas,Toronto,Ontario
Aesthetics Of Failure,Videofag,Toronto,Ontario
Art Cluster,Museo De Historia De Girona,Spain
Merge, Ago Sales Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
BYOB Rotterdam, Roodkapje, Rotterdam,South Holland

PUBLIC WORKS, INSTALLATIONS, AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
2016 Nuit Blanche Montreal with Chromatic and Metrovision

2015
New York Fashion Week With Tumblr And Print All Over Me
(Select Press: The Verge, Teen Vogue, Elle Magazine, Time Magazine)
Synthetic Landscapes, Drake Tv, TheDrake Hotel

2014 Friday Flash No6, Denver, Colorado

2013 Parasifter,Cloaque.Org

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2018 Finalist, 20th RBC Painting Competition

2017
Lillian Vineberg Award In Painting And Drawing, Concordia University
Concordia Merit Scholarship – Faculty Of Fine Arts, Concordia University
Tom Hopkins Memorial Graduate Award, Concordia University

2016
Tom Hopkins Memorial Graduate Award, Concordia University
Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2014 Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2012 W.O Forsyth Award

AUCTIONS
2018 Encan Clark 29, Clark Centre,  Montréal, Québec

2016
Art Attack!, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
AFCY Auction, The Spoke Club, Toronto, Ontario

2014 Art Attack!, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

COLLECTIONS
Equitable Bank - Toronto , Canada
Tumblr Inc. - New York, NY

ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
2015
Studio Beat’s Digital Artist In Residence, Toronto, Ontario
2014 The Roundtable Residency, Toronto, Ontario
2012 Kaus Australis Guest Artist, Rotterdam, South Holland

ARTIST LECTURES AND PANELS
2016 Artist Talk, département de communication, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
2014 Power Bar, Hazelton Lanes Art Festival,Toronto,Ontario
2012 Artist Talk, Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, South Holland

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Instructor, Painting 200, Fall 2018, Concordia University
Teaching Assistant, DRAW 300, PTNG 200, PTNG 300, FBRS 372, 2016-2018, Concordia University
Continuing Studies Instructor, Introduction to Photoshop, Summer 2014, OCAD University
Continuing Studies Class Assistant,  various courses, 2012-2015, OCAD University
Graduate Gallery Assistant, 2011 (work-study)
Graduate Studies Administrative Assistant, 2011 (work-study)

PUBLICATIONS
2018 
RBC Canadian Painting Competition Catalogue, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, Ontario.
Hart House Review, Toronto, Ontario

2013
Akin Colouring Book
Rivet Volume 2, OCADU Student Press
Absolut 2140, Guilló, David Quiles, São Paulo,Brazil.
M/I/S/C/ Magazine, Spring Issue

2012 Weijia Quarterly V1. Brunning, Sarah & Mandus, Sarah, Montreal,Quebec.

SELECTED PRESS
3 Concordians among finalists for RBC’s 2018 Canadian Painting Competition, Concordia News, August 29, 2018
Neon-Streaked Pictures Blurs Boundaries Between Painting And Digital Art, Creators Project,February 21, 2016.
ForecastIi At Project Gallery Artoronto.
Lauren Pelc-Mcarthur, Expresionismo Orgánico-Digital Belio Magazine. July 22, 2014.
Pangburn, Dj. The Digital Glitches In These Oil And Acrylic Paintings Are Just Wonderful. Motherboard. July 14, 2014.
Smail, Christopher. Visual Artists Under 30 To Look Out For. Illusion. May 1, 2014.
Eisinger,Dave. The Best Artists 25 And Under. Complex Magazine. September 9,2013.
Vanhelmert,Kyle.Paintings That Walk The Line Between Analog And Digital.Fastco Design. February 12,2013
Lauren Pelc. Triangulation Blog. January 28,2013
Lauren Pelc - Mcarthur.Ofluxo. January 8,2013
Fallah,Amir. Lauren Pelc – Mcarthur’s Painting Turned To Collage Turned to Digital Art. Beautiful Decay. March 13 2012.


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