Neill Slaughter [NRA 2014]


Neill Slaughter

First name: Neil ;
Middle name:
Last name:
Slaghter ;

Member: Non-resident artist member ;
2014 ;
n/a ;



Artist Neill Slaughter graduated with a B.F.A. degree in 1975 from the University of Georgia and received his M.F.A. in 1978 from Indiana University in Bloomington. From 1978 to the present Professor Slaughter has been teaching fine arts courses at the university level as well as exhibiting his drawings and paintings nationally and internationally. He began his teaching career in Philadelphia at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, before moving to St. Cloud University in Minnesota, where upon he was sent to inaugurate their study abroad program at Alnwick Castle in 1981-82 in Northumberland, England. Upon his return to the United States, he relocated to California in 1983 to teach for California State University and in 1987 moved to Loyola Marymount University, where he again was sent abroad to teach at the University of Kent in Canterbury England in 1989.

In 1993, Professor Slaughter moved to Southampton NY to begin teaching for Long Island University. Slaughter, a tenured full professor, resides in Southampton, NY and New York City.

During his 38 years of teaching, Professor Slaughter has spent a considerable amount of time traveling throughout the world to teach, conduct research and create art. His extensive travels have influenced what he paints, which often reflect the social conditions of his surroundings. Among the awards and honors Professor Slaughter has received are a Ford Foundation Fellowship (1977-78), a Scottish Arts Council Grant (1980), an LMU Research Grant to Africa (1988) and a Fulbright Fellowship to India (1992). More recently, Professor Slaughter was the 2003 Long Island University recipient of the David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Neill Slaughter has had 30 solo exhibits of his drawings and paintings since 1978 and participated in more than 80 national and international group exhibitions. His art has been reviewed by leading newspapers as well as magazines, and his work is in public and private collections throughout the world.





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December 28, 2019

Last updated: August 9, 2023 at 11:16 am

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