Image from Season of Shadows (In Real Life) performance at Chocolaterian Cafe on Nov 10, 2017. Portrait by Duke Virginia.

I am a non-binary queer artist, writer, and educator serving as Education & Outreach Director at Arts + Literature Laboratory. My major creative works are transdisciplinary, social, and performative, while day to day projects work through questions in small visual experiments. I am currently in the writing phase of a social project: Season of Shadows. Thank you for supporting this work on Patreon!

I received the B.S. in Art and undergraduate certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012; I received the M.S. in Educational Leadership and Policy from Portland State University with a graduate emphasis in community-based learning in 2014. Hiking 255 miles of the Superior Hiking Trail (2016) and 1,019 miles of the Appalachian Trail (2014) have been self-guided artist residencies, gestures of reflection, reintroductions to my body, and grounding exercises for my creative career. In my free time, I rock climb, eat, and whisper to plants.

Contact Borealis:

alauraborealisart [at] gmail.com

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