Laurie Fader, MFA Yale School of Art; BS New York University

Laurie Fader has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including a Pollock-Krasner Award, an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Assistance Grant, the Helen W. Winternitz Award for excellence in painting from Yale University, Great Meadows Foundation and artist’s residencies in France, Haiti, Hungary, and Italy. She lived in New York City for 25 years while teaching at Pratt Institute, then in Baltimore while she taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She was co-founder, Chair and Associate Professor at the Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently she is a full-time practicing artist and has exhibited in the US and abroad.