Charla Elizabeth

Charla Elizabeth

Humanities Instructor

Education & Background:

  • Master of Science – Pratt Institute
  • Bachelor of Arts – Brown University

Charla Puryear is a painter and sculptor whose work has been featured in many group and solo exhibitions including the National Academy of Design (New York), the Fassbender Gallery (Chicago), the M. Hanks Gallery (Santa Monica), and the Brand Art Gallery (Glendale). Her work has been published in periodicals, garnered numerous awards, and served as public art installations in Philadelphia and Leimert Park, CA.

Courses Taught:

  • Drawing (GH135)
  • Painting (GH136)


  • Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant
  • First Prize Award – New Directions ‘96
  • First Prize Award – Parks Department Art Fair


  • St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Wilmer Jennings Gallery (New York City)
  • Central Park Arsenal Gallery (New York City)
  • June Kelly Gallery (New York)
  • The Artist’s Museum (Washington, D.C.)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • KC Art Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Leimert Park, CA (Installation)
  • Deloitte & Touche/ICS, Philadelphia, PA (Installation)