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David Stanger
Joined Seton Hill
2008
Hometown
Pittsburgh, PA
Contact Info
stanger@setonhill.edu

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, and all levels of Painting.

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

View Professor Stanger's paintings and drawings:
www.davidstanger.com

Seton Hill Art Faculty Member David Stanger Selected for BP Portrait Award 2017 Exhibition in London
News Release: BP Portrait Award Exhibition, London

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, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (2012-Present) [More Information]