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Associate Professor of Art (2006)
- M.F.A., Yale University School of Art
- B.F.A., Boston University
Areas of Research and/or Expertise
Drawing and painting.
Angela Fraleigh has a BFA in painting from Boston University and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University. In 2003 she was awarded the Alice Kimball English Travel Grant enabling a research tour around Europe. Subsequently, she was awarded a two-year CORE Artist-in-Residence Fellowship through the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Eliza Randall Prize (2003-2005). She has been nominated for the Louis Comfort Tiffany grant, has received a CACHH grant, and was invited as an artist in residence at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work has had solo exhibitions in galleries in New York, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, and at Sarah Lawrence and Moravian Colleges and been displayed in group shows in New York, Boston, Turin, Italy, and many others. She has lectured widely and now teaches Painting, Drawing, and Advanced Studio Seminar at Moravian College. She is currently working on a course for the spring semester of 2009, which confronts and questions issues of gender in art and art history. In 2008, she will be Artist in Residence, Frans Masereel Centrum, Beligum and CanSerrat in Spain. She will have her first New York solo exhibition this June at PPOW gallery.
Recent Activities of Note
- Angela Fraleigh, assistant professor of art, has been nominated for a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award. Only 140 artists worldwide are nominated for the prestigious award. Winners of the award receive grants of $25,000 or more. The Joan Mitchell Foundation, established in 1993, seeks to demonstrate that painting and sculpture are significant cultural necessities. The foundation annually awards grants to painters and sculptors, supports programming such as workshops and residencies for individual artists, and provides free art education opportunities for New York City youth.
- Angela Fraleigh, assistant professor of art, had her first solo show in New York at the opening P.P.O.W. Gallery. The exhibit, was titled "and i would shine in answer - being - without becoming, opened in June.