Jon Laustsen is a Rhode Island-based artist whose work is characterized by shifts in material, scale and point of view. His sculptures, paintings and installations emphasize interior and exterior divides while exploring issues of certainty, community, labor and home.

Laustsen is the recipient of numerous fellowships from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions including at The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University (Providence, RI), The Soap Factory (Minneapolis, MN), Emerson Dorsch Gallery (Miami, FL), and AS220 (Providence, RI).