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Laura Ahola-Young
AIF crew 2024

Laura Ahola-Young

Pocatello, ID

Laura Ahola-Young received her MFA from San Jose State University and her BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She currently resides in Pocatello, Idaho where she is an Associate Professor of Art at Idaho State University. Originally from the Iron Range and Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Northern Minnesota, Laura is influenced by landscape, winters, ice and resilience. She is currently developing work that incorporates scientific research, plant physiology, critical plant studies, geology and personal narrative.

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More on her story in Fall 2024...

but for now, Laura is thrilled to work with the Confluence Lab and other selected artists and writers. She excited for the training as she can already see that she will be able to learn the importance of training, organization and policy when it comes to fire, a very different way of approach fire than that of an artist.

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