avatar for Linda Lauro-Lazin

Linda Lauro-Lazin

Pratt Institute
Professor Department of Digital Art
Brooklyn, NY
Linda Lauro-Lazin is a New York artist, curator, lecturer and educator. She is a Fulbright Scholar in Art. She holds an MA in Computer Graphics from New York Institute of Technology and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from Pratt Institute. 

Ms Lauro-Lazin has been at the forefront of developing a vernacular of digital mark making and abstraction that bridges the gap to analog painting. Her work is included in Bruce Wands' book, Art of the Digital Age. Lauro-Lazin began teaching digital art in 1992; She has organized and participated in many guest lectures and panel discussions including, ATOA, SIGGRAPH, College Art Association, Tokyo Museum of Photography, and most recently ICP. She created and runs the highly successful Pratt Digital Art Guest Lecture Series bringing in emerging talent and established pioneers in the fields of time based media, interactive artwork and digital imaging.

During her early work in the 1980’s as an artist at Computer Graphics Laboratories and Unda, Inc, Lauro-Lazin collaborated with scientists in the research and development of CCD cameras, image processing, bitmap and object-oriented computer systems (PhotoShop before PhotoShop).

Recognized as an expert in the field of digital art, Lauro-Lazin has served on international art juries and has curated well received exhibitions such as “SIGGRAPH: Threading Time”, Pratt Manhattan “Impermanent Markings” and “Kinesthetics: Art Imitating Life”.

Linda has a great passion for building community and sharing her ideas about art. Recently, she has been invited to teach a master class in art at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou.