Faye Fayerman is a New York artist and art professor now living in beautiful Vancouver. Faye has an MFA from Concordia University and a BFA Honours from the University of Manitoba.
Prior to moving to Canada, Faye lived and taught passionately for 30 years in New York. She has taught painting, drawing, aesthetics, foundation and art history courses at New York University, Parsons School of Design, New York Institute of Technology, Fashion Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley. In Canada, Faye has taught at Concordia University, Dawson College, McGill University, Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the University of Manitoba. She is a frequent guest lecturer on The New York Art Scene, Art in the 80s, and Art and Trauma.
Faye's artwork is exhibited locally and internationally. She has been awarded numerous grants, including grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts and Ministère des Affaires culturelles du Québec. Faye has also been awarded studio residences at Banff and in Paris.
Actively involved in the art scene, Faye was a member of the board of directors for the Optica art gallery in Montréal and has created set designs for esteemed choreographer Jean-Pierre Perreault.
She shares a sensitive community enthusiasm, along with patience, humour and a massive compassion for helping others evolve creatively while having fun and gaining confidence.
- Art and Trauma LIB150