Mary Lai’s ‘Synchronicity’

Always a dreamer, LA-based Mary Lai has fulfilled her artistic fate by following her heart and gut intuition with a touch of luck. A versatile and savvy talent, Mary has excelled across multiple mediums with great success, including art, sculpture, fashion, murals, and graphic design.

Her style is colorful, playful, and at times, interprets pop icons within humorous settings, and strives to uplift provoking a positive emotional connection with its audience.

The concept of “Synchronicity” is a phenomenon when two seemingly unrelated events are intertwined and regarded as “meaningful coincidences.” For artists, these events can prove to be a validation on their journey and reaffirm taken directions. For Mary, this exhibition is her visual manifestation of meaningful coincidences and says, “meaningful coincidences seem to happen when preparation and hard work meets opportunity, validating our artistic journey.”

Exhibition Details 

February 16 – March 3, 2024 

The Art Room, 908 S Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 


Mary Lai is a multifaceted Korean-American artist based in Los Angeles. Her outlook is that “art is a universal language that can speak to anyone.” Her vibrant contemporary artworks aims to uplift and evoke emotion.

Lai’s scope of work includes paintings, mixed media art, digital art to large-scale murals and sculptures.

She has a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and prior to her visual art journey, the seasoned designer built a career in New York for over a decade as a fashion accessories designer, including an award-winning namesake handbag collection.

With over 20 years of art and design experience, Lai has worked with several notable brands including HBO Max, Vayner, St. Jude, the Wahlbergs, American Express, SXSW, BAM, Snapchat and more. She has exhibited at leading art fairs & galleries worldwide and continues to explore what it means to create and curate art with impact.

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