Laura Newman

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 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Yaddo Residencies. She exhibits her paintings frequently, including recent solo exhibitions at Victoria Munroe Fine Art, New York and The University of Connecticut, Storrs.

BFA, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
At Vassar since 2000


Ely Hall
Box 292

Departments and Programs


ART 302 Painting II
ART 306 Studio Critiques


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