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Laura Owens

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1970s

1970

Laura Owens is born in Euclid, Ohio.

decade


1990s

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1994

Laura Owens earns her MFA from CalArts in 1994.

1994

After Skowhegan, Laura Owens finds a studio space in Eagle Rock, California.

1994

Rebecca Morris and Laura Owens meet and become roommates at the summer program of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.

1997

Rebecca Morris interviews Laura Owens for an article in Art Muscle.

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late 1990s 1998

Rebecca Morris and Laura Owens often play basketball with other artists, including Mari Eastman, Mark Grotjahn, and Tyson Reeder.

1998

While dating, Laura Owens and Jorge Pardo collaborate on an exhibition at Patrick Painter Inc.

1998

When Rebecca Morris first moves to Los Angeles, she rents a studio in the Eagle Rock building where Laura Owens and many other artists have studios.

decade


2010s

2012

Laura Owens, Wendy Yao (founder of the bookstore Ooga Booga), and Owens’s dealer Gavin Brown found 356 Mission in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. It begins as Owen’s studio.

2013

356 Mission opens to the public.

2014

Aaron Curry, Laura Owens, and Sterling Ruby are included in the group exhibition Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting.

2015

Laura Owens’s space 356 Mission hosts a solo exhibition of Rebecca Morris’s work.

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Aaron Curry Rebecca Morris Jorge Pardo Sterling Ruby 356 Mission Boyle Heights CalArts California Los Angeles Ohio Valencia