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Natalie Lanese

Natalie Lanese

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Painting

Natalie Lanese’s work is recognized for its punchy color palette and layered patterns. She makes paintings, collages, and installations, which The Village Voice described as “enigmatic narratives heightened by keen color clashes and jazzy textures” when covering her exhibition at Jack the Pelican Presents in Brooklyn in 2007. Lanese has exhibited her work at MOCA Tucson, the Akron Art Museum, and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts, and has installed permanent public artworks in San Diego, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Cleveland, Ohio. Her work has been published in New American Paintings. She has attended residencies at Yaddo, Otis College of Art and Design, and Sim Residency in Reykjavik, and is the recipient of the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Excellence Award and the Arts Commission’s Merit Award.

Lanese received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She earned her Bachelor's degree at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Master of Arts degree at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art. She lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio.

Degree MFA, Pratt Institute
MA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Art
BA, Xavier University

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