Lauren Schiller, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Art
Professor Schiller teaches painting, drawing and printmaking.
I came to Seton Hall University in 1999 after teaching at Utah State University where I was an Assistant Professor of Printmaking. Currently, I teach Painting, Drawing and Printmaking in the Department of Communications and The Arts.
The imagery in my work is drawn from food-related memories, associations and rituals. Themes include food and morality (gluttony vs. abstinence, denial and restriction) and food and identity (personal, cultural, familial). Recent paintings have also focused on the religious significance of food.
I paint in oils on finely sanded wood panels. I execute these images in graphite over which I apply oil paint in thin transparent glazes. I am inspired by the themes and techniques of the early Netherlandish panel painters of the Northern Renaissance.
- M.F.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995
- B.F.A. East Carolina University, 1992
- 2010 Lauren Schiller: Paintings, Balter Gallery, Garrison Art Center, NY
- 2010 Schiller/Baker: Prints & Paintings, Pennsylvania College of Technology
- 2009 Story Lines, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
- 2009 From the Garden of Earthly Delights, The Arts Guild of Rahway, NJ
- 2008 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Award in Painting
- 2008 New American Paintings Mid-Atlantic Competition Vol. 75
- 2007 Talent 2007, Alan Stone Gallery, New York, NY