Cleveland- based artist Lauren Mckenzie-Noel creates a vast variety of work that focus’s on diversity and bridging her two halves on her walk with identity in being both black and white. New to Cleveland coming from West Palm Beach Florida Lauren spends most of her time either in her studio or working on murals in her community. Creating conversations around identity, race, and womanhood. Most of Lauren’s work features portraits of either Individuals she has met in her own personal walk as an artist or is derived from her own imagination and a melting pot of faces. Using an array of materials as well as color to highlight the beauty of people of color in her life.