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David Stanger

 
 
Associate Professor of Art
 
 

Bio

David Stanger is a painter, curator and educator. He teaches a range of studio arts courses at Seton Hill University including Introductory Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting and Advanced 2D Media.

He received a BFA in painting from Syracuse University, studied painting and Renaissance art history in Florence, Italy and earned an MFA from the Hoffberger School of Painting at Maryland Institute College of Art.

His work has been exhibited regionally and nationally at such venues as Manifest Gallery, Seraphin Gallery, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Mattress Factory, the Butler Institute of American Art and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Stanger's work can be found in many private collections and is most notably in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Interview with Professor Stanger @ Future Tenant Gallery
David Stanger @ Future Tenant

About

Joined Seton Hill: 2008
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Academic Areas of Interest: Painting, drawing, western art history

Education

  • MFA, Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD), 2003 [More Information]
  • BFA in Painting, Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY), 1998 [More Information]
  • Syracuse University, Florence Center, Italy, 1997 [More Information]

Publications

  • "3rd International Painting Annual", Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (Forthcoming 2013)
  • "7th International Drawing Annual", Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (Forthcoming 2013)
  • "Nude", Manifest Gallery, Exhibition Catalog, Cincinnati, OH (2011)
  • "The Observed", Exhibition Catalog, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (2011)
  • "Making Hope Happen", Catalog Essay, American Jewish Museum (2008)
  • "Of the Painted Image - Miriam Cabessa, Seth Cohen, Peter Rostovsky", Essay, American Jewish Museum (2007)
  • "118-60 Metropolitan Avenue – Paintings by Joan Linder", Editor, American Jewish Museum (2006)

Awards

  • Finalist - Portrait Category, 32nd Annual Painting Competition, The Artist's Magazine (2015)
  • Henry and Elise Hillman Award, 104th Annual, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (2015)
  • Nancy Bernstein and Robert E. Schoen Award, 104th Annual, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (2015)
  • Herbert and Rosetta Bohnert Memorial Award, 88th Annual, Hudson Valley Art Association (2015)
  • Finalist - Portrait Category, 31st Annual Painting Competition, The Artist's Magazine (2014)
  • Finalist - Still Life Category, 31st Annual Painting Competition, The Artist's Magazine (2014)
  • Artist Residency, Jerusalem Studio School, Summer Program, Civita Castellana, Italy (2013)
  • Artist Opportunity Grant, Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, (2013)
  • Juror's Choice, "4th Annual Drawing Discourse", University of North Carolina, Asheville (2013)
  • Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT (2012 & 1999)
  • First Prize, "The Figure Now", Fonbonne University, St. Louis, MO (2011) [More Information]

Organizations

  • Board Member and Exhibition Committee Chair, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (2012-Present) [More Information]
  • Board Member, Brew House Association (2007-2010) [More Information]