Laura Newman is a Brooklyn-based painter. Her solo shows include exhibitions at Jen Bekman Gallery, Gallery @1GAP, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Lesley Heller Workspace and Bellwether Gallery; she's participated in group exhibitions at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, the National Academy of Art, the Weatherspoon Art Museum and the New Museum, among many others. Publications include a catalog from NSCAD University with essays by John Yau and Amy Sillman, and reviews in the Brooklyn Rail, Artforum magazine, the New York Times and BOMB magazine. Newman has received fellowships from the American Academy in Rome, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated at Cooper Union, Cal Arts and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Newman teaches art at Vassar College.