Lauren is a self-taught printmaker raised in California and currently living in Seattle, Washington. Since 2020, she has been creating small linocut block prints.
Lauren is a fourth-generation Japanese American, and she uses her artwork as a creative outlet to connect with and explore her heritage. Many of her pieces draw inspiration from Japanese culture and imagery. She draws additional inspiration from the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest and her many hikes and backpacking trips in the area.