(Present) Ph.D. student, Italian Studies, Designated Emphasis in Folklore, University of California, Berkeley, CA
MFA in Visual Art Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT, 2012
MA in Education, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2005
BA in Visual Art, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2002
Lorenzo de Medici Accademia, Florence, Italy, Painting, Fall 1997 - Fall 1999

2023 Botanical Genealogies, Orto Botanico di Palermo, Sicily
2022 De Rerum Natura, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
2018 16 Tons, College of Marin Gallery, Kentfield, CA
2015 Civic Signs and Casalinga, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
2015 A City in Maps, Kimball Gallery, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2023 The de Young Open, de Young Museum, San Francicso, CA
2022 Still Life, DeVos Art Museum, University of Northern Michigan
2020 The de Young Open, de Young Museum, San Francicso, CA
2020 /digital room/ online exhibition, curated by Dorothy Santos, / Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017 Sabbath, the Jewish Contemporary Museum, San Francisco, CA
2017 Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2017 Pirkle Jones Artist Grantees, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA
2016 Pulling Threads, Root Division, San Francisco CA
2014 The Brucennial 2014, New York, NY
2012 X Libris, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2012 The Brucennial 2012, New York, NY

2017 Participating artist, One Love: A Celebration of Art and Community, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2016 SF New City Atlas, Art on Market Street Poster Series, San Francisco Arts Commission
2015 Centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, participating artist, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2023 Orto Botanico di Palermo, Sicily
2015 de Young Museum Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco, CA
2014 Max Thelen Studio Residency, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
2007 Artist Residency at Kala, Berkeley, CA

2022 “Inventing Italian America through the Photograph” paper presented in Inventing Italy from its Edges, at the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, Tulsa, Oklahoma
2019 “The Family Tree Online -- Constructing Italian American Heritage in the Era of Social Networks”. Paper presented at the Annual Italian American Studies Association Conference in Houston, Texas
2017 Artist Talk, with Serena Cole, What it Feels Like to Be a Girl, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael
2016 Artist panel member, Pulling Threads, Root Division, moderated by Anastasia James
2015 Artist Talk, Civic Signs, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

2023 Summer Research Grant, The Center for Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry, UC Berkeley
2022 Conference Travel Award, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley
6-year Graduate Student Fellowship, Italian Studies Department, UC Berkeley
2011 Pirkle Jones Visual Artist Support Grant
2011 Levin/Lutz Award, Vermont College of Fine Arts
2007 Marin Arts Council Career Grant

Cole Allee, Glenna, and Victoria Mara Heilweil. X Libris. San Francisco: Root Division, 2012. Print.
Silverman, Fred, “The Art of Lauren Bartone: Expressing the Personal and the Social”, Imagine, Marin Philanthropist Magazine, Fall, 2012
Miller, Michael H., “At Brucennial, Harder to Get Into Than the Whitney Biennial, Unknowns Share Wall Space With Hirst and Schnabel”, The New York Observer,, March 1st, 2012
Liberatore, Paul, “Boost to Accessible Art”, Marin Independent Journal August 11th, 2011
DeWitt, Change, “How Things Are: Pro Arts Juried Annual 2011 Surveys the Field” Eastbay Express December 8th, 2010
Bernstein-Wax, Jessica, “Teacher Turns Discarded Food Containers into Art”, Marin Independent Journal July 26, 2010