Laurence (Larry) Scholder, Professor of Art in Meadows School of the Arts, received a B.F.A. degree from the Carnegie Institute of Technology and an M.A. from the University of Iowa. Since coming to SMU in 1968, he has taught printmaking in the Meadows School. Scholder received an Artist's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1975. He was awarded the Meadows Foundation Distinguished Teaching Professorship in 1992. Scholder has had 23 solo exhibitions of his work at venues including the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and he has been included in more than 100 group exhibitions. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Houston Museum of Art, the Dallas Museum of Art and other museums throughout the country. He retires as Professor
Emeritus of Art.