Redniss, Lauren

Lauren Redniss
M.F.A., Illustration, School of Visual Arts
Assistant Professor of Illustration, School of Art, Media and Technology, Parsons School of Design

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Areas of Expertise:
Visual Journalism
Lauren Redniss is the author of Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies and Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout, a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award for non fiction. Her writing and drawing has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, which nominated her work for the Pulitzer Prize. She was a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library in 2008-2009 and became a New York Institute for the Humanities fellow in 2010. In 2012 she was Artist-in-Residence at the American Museum of Natural History. Her new book, Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future, will be published by Random House in 2014.
Courses Taught:
  • Drawing 3
  • Illustrative Printmaking
  • Senior Thesis

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