Louis LaBudda

Louis LaBudda

Profile Location
Omaha , NE

Born and raised in Nebraska, Louis Labudda found his passion for art at a young age. It wasn't until college that he choose to turn what was just passion into a career. After graduating from Doane College in Crete Nebraska with a Bachelors Degree in Art, he traveled the country in continuation. From 2013-2014 he lived in Fayetteville Arkansas while attending the University of Arkansas. There he continued his practice in ceramics as a Post-Baccalaureate student.

After leaving Arkansas Louis moved back to Nebraska for a short period of time to help his father with the family business. While back in Nebraska, Louis built a small studio to work on ceramics as well as building small wood fixtures. After attending Lauren Mabry's workshop in Kansas City, he managed to become Lauren Mabry's first studio assistant. Accepting such a position meant that he would have to move from Nebraska to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

While in Philadelphia, he experimented with ceramic lighting. As well as working in wood. During his assistantship, Louis was contacted by the Lux Gallery in Lincoln Nebraska to be a part of their annual holiday show (Wrappables: "Gifts from the Heart"). Following the show the Lux Gallery took him in as a consignment artist. To this day he still shows with the Lux.

Following His Assistantship with Lauren Mabry, Louis moved to Helena Montana to work for a summer at the Archie Bray Foundation . While at the Archie Bray, he was a Clay Production Assistant. He currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska and works out of his personal studio.


Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Louis LaBudda
2/1/19 to 2/22/19
McKenzie Phelps
James Bockelman
Owen Buffington
Kim Darling
Tom Kreager
Brad Krieger
Louis LaBudda
Hannah McBroom
Lana Miller
Cathy Patterson
Jose Sierra
Dan Terpstra
5/21/19 to 8/24/19
Multiple Mediums

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