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Lauren is the co-owner of CURIO and a native Zelienople resident. As an art educator of 10 years, Lauren was employed as a K-6 elementary art teacher by the Butler Area School District before she left public education to follow her dream of teaching and facilitating CURIO. Lauren is one of the PA Certified teachers here at CURIO and teaches both children and adult classes as well as educational art events and even birthday parties! Her passion for art and education has led her to be the driving force behind the day-to-day success of CURIO. Lauren has a degree in Fine Art and studied art history at Slippery Rock University.

The art teacher in Lauren carries over into her enjoyment of educating our customers about the handmade items in our shop as well as about the various pieces of fine art in the gallery. Have a question about a process, technique or meaning of a piece you see in CURIO, ask Lauren for more information! Have an idea for an art event in our space or an inquiry about how we can help you with your interest and excitement about art…Lauren can help!

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