Associate Professor of Art
Laura Newman teaches painting and drawing at Vassar. She received a BFA from Cooper Union and also studied at the California Institute of the Arts and the graduate program of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She was previously on the faculty at Yale University, Brown University, Pratt Institute, Cooper Union and the Rhode Island School of Design. Her paintings have received many awards,including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rome Prize Fellowship and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. She has exhibited her work frequently in solo and group exhibitions including Tenri Gallery, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, Rutgers University, Exit Art and the New Museum.