Raya Terran


The Cooper Union – BFA – 2019

  • O’Brien Study Abroad Fellowship
  • Innovator’s Merit Scholarship
  • Laura Miller Margolius Memorial Scholarship (2016/2017 academic year)
  • The Slade School of Fine art – Semester on exchange – 2018


Exhibition History:

2019 – “Mother of A Friend” solo senior exhibition – Cooper Union, New York, NY. USA

2018 – “The Weird and the Eerie” Independent student group exhibition – London, UK


Prizes and Awards:

Toni and David Yarnell Merit Award of Excellence in Art (received upon graduation)


Relevant Work Experience:

Cooper Union School of Art Outreach Pre-college program | New York, NY | 2019

Teaching Assistant, Drawing

  • Individually met with and provided instruction for twenty high school students.
  • Helped to prepare lesson plans, and prepared classroom
  • Participated in and helped to guide class critiques
  • Installed exhibition at the end of the eight week program for multiple classes


Cooper Union School of Art Print Shop | New York, NY | 2016-19

Shop Staff

  • maintained order and cleanliness in the shop, doing tasks such as cleaning ink off of cans and surfaces, refilling containers, and sweeping
  • cut stacks of rags out of t-shirts
  • lent equipment and sold materials to students