Lauren Whearty is a painter, educator and curator based in Philadelphia.
Lauren Whearty earned her MFA from The Ohio State University, Columbus, and a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia. She has been a co-director at OyG Projects, an artist-run, nonprofit curatorial collective, since 2017. Whearty has attended residencies at Yale Summer School of Art; Vermont Studio Center, Johnson; Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat, Laceyville, Pennsylvania; and Golden Foundation, New Berlin, New York. Recently, she has received an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant and a grant from the Joseph Roberts Foundation. Whearty currently teaches at University of the Arts and Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Temple University.
Lauren has taught studio art and art history at The Ohio State University, Columbus; Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Temple University, Philadelphia; Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania; University of the Arts; and NYC Crit Club.
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Awards & Accolades
Whearty has been recognized with numorous honors and residencies.
Artist in Residence at Golden Foundation, New Berlin, New York
Artist in Residence at Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat, Laceyville, Pennsylvania
Artist in Residence at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson
Artist in Residence at Yale Norfolk School of Art
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
Joseph Roberts Foundation Grant
Arts and Humanities Research Grant, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut