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Laura Manee Newman 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 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 School of Art
  • At Vassar since 1998


Departments and Programs


  • ART 102. Drawing I: Visual Language
  • ART 302. Painting II
  • ART 306. Studio Critiques


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Photo: Buck Lewis / Vassar College