The Bennett Prize


Angela Fraleigh

Angela Fraleigh earned her M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art and her B.F.A. from Boston University. Her oil and mixed media work is a combination of realism, abstraction and classical figuration that explores a variety of themes including femininity, gender, sexuality, and relationships. Her solo exhibitions include Hirschl and Adler Modern and PPOW Gallery in New York, Inman Gallery in Houston, Texas, and Peters Projects in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. She is also the recipient of several awards and residencies including the Yale University Alice Kimball English grant, The Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in Brooklyn, New York, The CORE program in Houston, Texas, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, among others. Fraleigh has created site-specific solo projects for the Edward Hopper House Museum, the Vanderbilt Mansion Museum, the Everson Museum of Art, the Delaware Art Museum and the Weatherspoon Art Museum. She lives and works in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she is a professor at Moravian University.