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Like/Dislike with Baltimore artist Lauren Boilini

Like/Dislike with Baltimore artist Lauren Boilini

In 2006, local painter Lauren Boilini left the Midwest for graduate school in Baltimore, and she never left. She stayed to teach and become a part of the art community, and now is a painting and drawing instructor at MICA.

Boilini, 29, was born in Bloomington, Ind., moved to Missouri to attend Kansas City Art Institute, and now lives in Butcher's Hill. Her studio is at School 33 Art Center in Federal Hill, where she has been the artist-in-residence since September 2011. As artist-in-residence, Boilini happily donated a piece of her artwork to School 33's annual fundraiser, the Lotta Art Benefit, held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Silo Point. Lotta Art features a lottery-style drawing for...