Darryl Lauster is an Intermedia artist and an Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the founder of the Samuel Gray Society, an institute dedicated to 18th century American history. His work is based in the research of American history and mythology, and utilizes digital media, printmaking, sculpture and installation.
He has exhibited nationally at the Louise Wells Cameron Museum of Art, The Urban Center for Contemporary Art, Appalachian State University, Millennium Plaza Park, the Nicolaysen Art Museum, the John Michael Kohler Foundation and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. His work can also be found in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Arlington, McNeese State University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
He is a 2010 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors and has also received grants from the Netherland-America Foundation, Peter Reed Foundation and the Houston Arts Alliance.
He has served residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Foundation id11, the Wassaic Project, the Vermont Studio Center and the Byrdcliffe Art Colony.
His work is represented in Houston by the Devin Borden Gallery and in Dallas by the Barry Whistler Gallery,