EDUCATION

1980     MFA - California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1977     BFA - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016      AFTER IMAGES, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica CA

2010     THE WESTERN WALL, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica CA

2009    THE WESTERN WALL, SPAC Gallery, Seattle WA

2005    THE GRAY, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA           

2001     LOVE'S LYRIC, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2000    THE HABIT OF BEING: A Portrait of Miss Mystery & Manners, Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Georgia College & State University,                      Milledgeville, GA

1997     THE HABIT OF BEING: A Portrait of Miss Mystery & Manners, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1994     NEW PAINTINGS, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989     PAINTINGS, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1987     NEW WORK, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985     PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS, Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA

          1984     PERSONAL NARRATIVES, Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA

          1981      FAMILY, LAICA, Los Angeles, CA                             

PUBLICATIONS

Critical Reviews Solo Shows

2016        LA Times, After Images, August 25, 2016

2010        Art in America: International Review June-July 2010

2010        LA Times, The Western Wall, March 5, 2010

2005       LA Times, March 18, 2005

2001        Art in America, December 2001

2001        LA Times, Thursday May 3, 2001

2001        Art Scene, May 2001- vol. 20 no. 9 Continuing and Recommended;

2001        The Jewish Journal, Rapture in Color; Vol 16, Number 6. 13-19 Nisan, 5761.April 6-12, 2001

1998        Art in America: International Review June-July 1998

1998        Artweek, January Issue

1997        LA Times, Friday Nov. 28, 1997

1989        Artforum, December 1989

1989        LA Times, Friday Sept. 15, 1989

1987        LA Times, Friday Nov. 13, 1987

1987        LA Weekly, “Pick of the Week”; Nov. 1987

1985        LA Times, Friday, Jan. 11, 1985

1984        LA Times, Friday, Jan. 13, 1984

Features

2014          HUFFPOST Arts & Culture, "5 Representational Painters Reflect On Their Art In The Digital Age", Sept. 16, 2014

2010         Response, back cover; spring 2010 - vol. 33 no. 1

2009        The Other Journal The Aesthetics Issue July 2, 2009

2008        Response, Beyond the Bounds; spring 2008 – vol.31 no.1

2004        Response, back cover; winter 2004 - vol. 27 no. 1

2003        Art Scene The New Zeitgeist, John O’Brien, May 2005

2003        Lanterna Magica, by Toti Mary O’Brian, (Chapter: “Petite Fleur” - on the Art of Laura Lasworth); Mignon Nemapress, 2003

                 (Italian language only)

2000        Flannery O’Connor Bulletin, Volume 26-27-998-2000; Reflections on the Pilgrimage, Laura Lasworth; Published by

                 Georgia College & State University

2000       LA Times: San Gabreil Valley Weekly, For All That is Sacred, June 19-15, 2000

1998        BUZZ, What’s the Buzz: The Art Page, April 1998

1997        IMAGE Journal, Post Modern Mystic: The Art of Laura Lasworth; Fall-1997-Number 17;

1997        Gadfly, Article on the Art of Laura Lasworth, December Vol. 2 No. 12

1996        Ribot, Paul Vangelisti, Editor, [CONS] 1996

1988        Visions, Spaces of Mind: The Art of Laura Lasworth; winter 1987 – vol. 1 no. 5

1989        Angeles Magazine, August -1989

1987        Franc Magazine, November '87 Issue

1986        LA Weekly, The Next Generation: Critics Pics-Laura Lasworth”, December 4, 1986

1984        Images and Issues, Vol. 5, No. 1 July/August, 1984

1983        Art Week, “Painting of the Month”, Selected by Betty Asher, Vol. 14, No. 11, March 19,

Catalogues

2016         After Images, catalogue; Publisher, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, 2016

2014         Story Tellers; Publisher, BIOLA University

2010         The Western Wall; catalogue; Publisher, Lora Schlesinger Gallery/Lulu Publishing, 2010

2007        The S-Word: The State of 'Spirituality' in Contemporary Art; full color illustrated catalogue     in CD format

2006        The S-Word: The State of 'Spirituality' in Contemporary Art; Lulu Publishing 2006

2005        Contemporary Art As Preparation, by David Judson; Lulu Publishing

2000        Representing LA; Publisher, Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA

2000        The Changing Face of Portraiture; Publisher, Chapman University, Orange, CA

1994         Burning Lights; Publisher, La Band Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University

1986         Crime & Punishment: Reflections of Violence in Contemporary Art; Publisher, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

Plates & Cover Art

2014          Book Cover Art, The Hermeneutics of Tradition: Explorations & Examinations, edited by Craig Hovey & Cyrus P.                                     Olsen, Wipf and Stock Publishing

2014          Renewal of Christian Theology: Systematic and Dogmatic Reconsiderations for a Global Christianity, by Amos Yong:                              published by Baylor University Press. List of plates:   ‘Lily Among the Thistles’ 

2011          Book Cover Art, Beauty Will Save the World, by Gregory Wolfe, ISI Publishing

2009        Cover Art, Presence Vol.15 No.3, September

2008        Cover Art, Response, spring 2008 – vol. 31 no. 1

2008        Program Cover, Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts 18th National Conference

2000        Art & Soul, Adrienne Chaplin & Hilary Brand, Paternoster Publishing

2000        CD Cover, Reluctant Hosts, Non Credo

1998         Album Cover, Reluctant Hosts, Non Credo

1990         Book Cover Art, The Book of Cups, Garth Clark, Abbeville Press, New York; Cross

                 River Press

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016     ART& SPIRIT, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, CA. Artworks include original etchings by Rembrandt & Albrecht  Dürer, along with contemporary works by Art Division, Lynn Aldrich, Robert Graham, Sr. Corita Kent, Laura Lasworth, Dan Mc Cleary, John Nava, Ed Ruscha, and more. Art Division is a rigorous training program for underserved young adults who show genuine commitment to the visual arts.

2016      Search For Meaning, Vachon Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle WA  

2015      Post-It 11, GiantRobot2, Los Angeles, CA

2014     Signs of Life, Sturt Haaga Gallery (Descanso Gardens), Pasadena, CA

2014     Storytellers, Earl & Virginia Green Art Gallery, BIOLA University, La Mirada, CA

2013     N.A.M.E. @ 40, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013     The Interior Castle: Journeys of Faith & Reflections of the Soul, Holy Family Bookstore, South Pasadena, CA

2013     Group Show, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach CA

2012     Summer Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012     Borders, Confluence Gallery, Twisp WA

2012     Small Works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2012     Prophets!, St. James Cathedral Chapel, Seattle, WA

2011     The Artist’s Daughter (tribute to, George Tooker), North Park University Gallery Chicago IL

2010     U.P. Drawing 2010: Contemporary Drawing, Art Faire on the Internet: http://www.be-art-website.com/index.php?in=10154

2009     Self Absorbed: An Exhibition of Contemporary Self Portraiture, SPAC Gallery, Seattle WA

2007     Hope: Open/Close, SPAC Gallery, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

2007     The Luck of the Draw, Lora Schlesinger, Santa Monica CA

2007     The S Word, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA

2007     Eclectic Vision, The Archer School Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006     The S Word, Judson Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006     Likeness, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005     Passion/Passover: Artists of Faith Interpret Their Holy Days, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2005     Drawing Studies & Painting, The Judson Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2004     Drawings, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica CA

2004     Faculty Show, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle WA

2004     Bodily Notions, Glendale College, Glendale CA

2003     LA Post Cool, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles CA 

2003     LA Post Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

2002     Faculty Show, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

2001     Representing LA, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Occidental College

2001     The Importance of Being Ernest, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Micheal Duncan

2001     The Artist & the Bible: 20th Century Works on Paper, Hurst Art Gallery, Moraga, CA

2001     Representing LA, South Texas Institute of Art, Corpus Christie, TX

2000    Representing LA, Frye Art Museum Seattle, WA

2000    The Changing Face of Portraiture, Chapman University, Orange, CA

1999     Marks and Beyond, Mount San Antonio College, CA

1998     Group Show, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY

1998     Transfiguration, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1996     Seeking Balance, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

1996     Still Life, Still Here, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1996     Burning Lights, Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, CA

1995     Burning Lights, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

1995     The Ladies of Tortue, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1995     Spiritual Inquiries, Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995     Burning Lights, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

1994     The Art Cup, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994     Burning Lights, LaBand Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

1994     Sacred and Profane, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994     Fiction, Parnas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1994     Serious Beauty, Stuart Katz Loft, Laguna Beach, CA

1993     Light and Space, Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1993     Appraising the Preternatural, Patricia Shea, Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992     Personal Mythsologies, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992     The Spiritual Landscape, Biota Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1989      Group Show, Nave Museum, Victoria, TX 

1989     Art Against Aids, Murray Feldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988     Group Show, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston TX

1988     Alumni Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1987     Miracles and Mysteries, Cal State Dominguez Hills, CA

1987     Faculty Show, Cal State University, Northridge, CA

1986     Group Show, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY, (organized by Tom Solomon)

1986     Fantastic Vision, Simard Halm Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA

1986     Art on Film, Downey Museum, Downey, CA

1986     Faculty Show, Cal State University, Northridge, CA   

1984     Interiors/Exteriors, Gensler & Ass., Los Angeles, CA

1984     Crime & Punishment, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA

1983     Painting of the Month, LAICA, Los Angeles, CA (selected by Betty Asher).

1982     Group Show, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

1982     Summer Small Works Show, Swope Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1981     The Intimate Object, Downtown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Critical Reviews Group Exhibitions

2016         Huffington Post, "Art and Spirit", February 23, 2016

2004        LA Times, Drawings, August 13, 2004

2003        Kansas City Star, LA POST COOL, February 16, 2003

2002        Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, LA POST COOL, Friday Dec. 13. 2002

2002        The Mercury News, LA POST COOL, Friday Dec. 6, 2002

2002        “Brave Little Slackers”, Internet Review of LA POST COOL, December 2002

2001        LA Times, The Importance of Being Ernest, Friday March 2, 2001

1998        LA Weekly, “Arts Pick of the Week”, Drawings IV, Aug. 14-20;

1996        Contra Costa Times, Burning Lights, Jan. 12- 18, 1996

1995        The Press Enterprise, Burning Lights, Oct. 22, 1995

1994        LA Times, Burning Lights, Saturday Nov. 12, 1994

1994        LA Weekly, “Pick of the Week”; Burning Lights Nov. 25-Dec.1, 1994

1992        LA Weekly, “Pick of the Week”; Personal Mythologies Apri1, 1994

1997        LA Times, Small Works: Cal Arts Alumni Show, Sept. 16, 1988

Gallery Representation

            Lora Schlesinger Gallery

            http://www.loraschlesinger.com/

            gallery@loraschlesinger.com

Academic Experience                

Professor of Art, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle WA - 2002 to Present

Faculty, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA - 1990 to 2002