Gerald Auten was educated at The University of Iowa (BFA Drawing and Painting), Washington University-St. Louis (MFA Painting) and The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M. Arch). He teaches drawing, painting, architecture and senior seminar. Auten's work has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad including exhibitions in Teheran, Mexico City, New York and Vancouver. Recent exhibitions include The American Academy of Arts and Letters (2002, 2004), and group exhibitions at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York (2004, 2005). Collections include the Albright Knox Gallery of Art, Booz Allen Hamilton and The Hood Museum of Art. Auten is now the Director of Exhibitions and Senior Lecturer in Studio Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.