2012, M.F.A. Painting, Hunter College, New York, NY
2007, B.F.A. Painting, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
2004, B.A., History, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 “Laura Frantz: Mountains and Molehills,” Thomas Hunter Project Space, CUNY Hunter College, NY, NY.
2014, “DIVIDe: Kim Hoeckele and Laura Frantz,” Pelham Arts Center, Pelham, NY.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 “Jewels in the Crown,” Brooklyn Public Library (Brower Park Branch), Brooklyn, NY.
2017 “Show Me Yours,” Underdonk Project Space, Brooklyn, NY.
2017 “Safe Space,” Church of St. John the Apostle/OPENINGS Collective, New York, NY.
2016 “Polymorphous,” Brooklyn Art Cluster, Brooklyn NY; curated by Joel Carriero.
2015, “Trading Aces,” ESXLA, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Jason Ramos.
2015, “Shadowlands,” Exhibition at Indian Mountain Interdisciplinary Artist Residency (I-M-A-R), Lakeville, CT.
2014, “Abraxas,” Temporary Agency, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Katie Rubright
2014, “Liberalis,” Novella Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Steve Rivera.
2014, “Love’s Industrial Park,” Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY.
2013, “All of the Above,” Church of St. John the Apostle/OPENINGS Collective, New York, NY.
2013 “Love’s Industrial Park,” GrizzlyGrizzly, Philadelphia, PA.
2012, Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY.
2012, “Laura Frantz, Ger Ger, and Rachel Ostrow,” Joshua Tree Art Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA.
PRIZES + AWARDS
2007, Philip Halley Johnson Scholarship in Painting, University of Oregon.
2006-2007, Ina McClung Scholarship in Painting, University of Oregon.
RESIDENCIES + FELLOWSHIPS
2013 Residency, The Shandaken Project, Shandaken, NY.
2012 Residency, Joshua Tree Highlands, Joshua Tree, CA
2007-2008, Fulbright Fellowship, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
2012 – 2013 Fellow, Teaching Artist Training and Internship Program (TATIP), Community-Word Project, New York, NY.
2010-2011 Teaching Artist Assistant, Guggenheim Museum (Learning Through Art Program), New York, NY.
2004-2005 Grinnell Corps Teaching Fellow, Anatolia College, Thessaloniki, Greece.
PUBLICATIONS + CURATORIAL
2013 – 2018 Underdonk Project Space, founding member, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Contributing essay, “Draw it With Your Eyes Closed,” Paper Monument/N+1 Press
2012 Lecture, Focus and Motivation Artist’s Lecture Series, Hunter College, New York, NY
2012 … towards meaning in a plural painting world, Panel discussion moderated by
Katy Siegel in discussion with Dana Schutz, Merlin James, Raphael Rubinstein &
Richard Shiff, Hunter College, New York, NY (Co-coordinator)
2012 models, modes, possibilities, and then there is education, Panel discussion
moderated by Anthony Huberman & Daniel Bozhkov in discussion with Nicolas
Bourriaud, Simon Critchley & David Levi Strauss, Hunter College, New York, NY
2013 – 2018 Adjunct Associate Professor of Art, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY.
Classes: Introduction to Visual Experience, Drawing,
Special Topics in Painting.
2015 – 2018 Adjunct Associate Professor of Art, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ. Classes: Drawing, 2D Design, Illustration.
2015 Visiting Lecturer, Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
2012 – 2014 Teaching Artist, NURTUREart/PS 147, Brooklyn, NY. Sculpture, Science, and Contemporary Art curriculum.