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Media: Drawing, collage and ceramic sculpture
Currently: Full-time practicing artist
Background: Lahti received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. Ten years later, she conducted post-graduate work at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. Lahti has exhibited in solo and group shows for more than 20 years, including in Berlin, Germany, in 2012. She also has participated in exhibitions in Oregon, Washington, Texas and Romania. In 2011, she was a finalist in the Portland Art Museum's Contemporary NW Artists Awards and a nominee two years earlier for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation awards. She has created installations and site-specific commissions. Her work is held in the public collections of the Boise Art Museum, Reed College, the King County Public Art Collection and Oregon Health & Science University.