Education

2016     M.F.A Visual Art, Azusa Pacific University Alpha Chi Honors Society

2012     M.A. English, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

2007     B.F.A. Studio Art, Bob Jones University, Greenville. SC Summa Cum Laude

2003     A.A.S. Fashion Design, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn Honors

Teaching

Current Adjunct Faculty, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH

2017 Fashion Design Faculty, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

2016-2017     Visual Arts Faculty, Wheaton College Community School of the Arts, Wheaton, IL 

2007–2016     Art History and Studio Art Faculty, The Greenhouse, Wheaton, IL 

2008–2015     Studio Art Faculty, Covenant Classical School, Naperville, IL

Work History 

2017-2018 Ophthalmic Photographer, Wheaton Eye Clinic, Wheaton, IL

2010       Costume Construction and Wardrobe Assistant, Bread Loaf Players, Middlebury, VT

2003-2006     Costume Construction and Wardrobe Assistant, The Classic Players, Greenville, SC

2003-2006     Artist, The Living Gallery, Greenville, SC

2002-2003     Studio Assistant, Fashion Department at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Awards and Grants

2018 Doing Good Well CIVA, Holy Wisdom Monastery, Madison, WI

2016     Artist in Residence, The Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, WA

2012     Doing Good Well CIVA, Ottauquechee Farm, Bridgewater, VT 

2012     Bread Loaf Oxford Grant, Middlebury College

2011      Bread Loaf Santa Fe Grant, Middlebury College

2009     Bread Loaf Oxford Grant, Middlebury College

2005     First Place Commencement Art Competition, Bob Jones University

2004     First Place Fiber Arts, State Fair Art Competition, Columbia, SC

2003     Designer of the Year, College of DuPage 

Group Exhibitions

2018 The Preservation of Memory 1920 Gallery, Marion, IN

2017     Through the Iris Grace College, Winona Lake, IL

2016     Wonder, Discover, Begin The Grunewald Guild Traveling Exhibit, Leavenworth, WA

2016     SoCalMFA Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA

2016     The Soul of Russia East Metro Symphony Orchestra, St. Paul, MN 

2015     Turned Pages The Brehm Center at Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA

2015     "New" Pictures at an Exhibition Azusa Pacific University School of Music, Azusa, CA

2015     Camouflage Robert Bullock Gallery, Azusa, CA

2014     PopTypoGraphFabric Exhale Unlimited Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013     Little Miss and Mr. Men Iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012     Community Mosaic Francis Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, WI

Solo Exhibitions

2016     Apis Mellifera: Linguistica Duke Gallery, Azusa, CA

2014     Un:bound Robert Bullock Gallery, Azusa, CA

2006    Waste Land Sargent Art, Greenville, SC

Print Publications

2015     Marianne Lettieri, “The Sustainable Life.” SEEN Journal XV:2. 16-18.

2015     Tom Spacek and Laura Tabbut. Children of the Revolution. Wheaton: The Greenhouse.

2015     “Introduction to the Paintings,” God’s Saving Deeds. Wheaton: Church of the Resurrection. 

2012     W. David O. Taylor, ”Discipling the Eyes Through Art in Worship.” Christianity Today 56:4. 40.

2010     Tom Spacek and Laura Tabbut. Here, in the Gates. Wheaton: The Greenhouse.

2009    "Bodleian Nocturne," The Prairie Light Review 29:2. Article 37.

2009    "Jon," The Prairie Light Review 29:2. Article 9.

Website Publications 

 A. Yanina Gomez. "Journey Toward Good." CIVA, 6 Jan. 2016. <http://civa.org/civablog/journey-toward-good/>.

"Laura Tabbut, MFA '16 - Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Visual Art - Azusa Pacific University." Azusa Pacific University. 15 Oct. 2015. <http://www.apu.edu/cma/vpa/artdesign/mfa/students/laura/>.

Danielle Davis. "Picture Books as "Floatation Devices" This Picture Book Life. 23 Sept. 2014.<http://thispicturebooklife.com/tag/laura-tabbut>.

W. David O. Taylor "Discipling the Eyes Through Art in Worship." Christianity Today. 27 Apr. 2016. <http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2012/april/art-in-worship.html>.

Lectures and Presentations

2018 “The Passion of James Tissot.” Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, IL

2017 Plenary Speaker CIVA Conference, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

2017 “Waiting Room as Studio Space: A Physical Examination of Making in the Doctor’s Office.“ CIVA             Conference, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

2017 “Finding Your Way through Failure.” Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH

2016     "Seeing Western Art as Primary Source Documentation." Covenant Classical School, Naperville, IL

2016     "Building Strong Foundations in Sculpture." Southwest Prairie Conference and Scholastic Art                     Competition. Oswego, IL.

2015     "Between Two Worlds: Defining Space and Time in The Hereford Mappa Mundi and The York                     Mystery Plays." CIVA Conference, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

2009     "A Biography of the Poppy: John Ruskin and the Dark Kora of Proserpina." Midwest Victorian                   Studies Association Conference, University of Indiana, Richmond, IN 

Professional Association

Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), Madison, WI

College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY

Community Involvement

2018 Main Street Mount Vernon Mural Committee. Mount Vernon, OH

2012 - 2018 The Great Doors. Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, IL

2017 Visiting Artist Printmaking Installation. Church of the Resurrection, Wheaton, IL