Arlene Slavin is a sculptor, painter, and print-maker who also creates large-scale public art commissions. She earned a BFA from Cooper Union and an MFA from Pratt Institute. She has been a visiting critic at University of Pennsylvania Graduate Art School, Syracuse University, the Pratt Institute, and Skowhegan Art School. She received a National Endowment Grant in Printmaking. Her work has been exhibited in the Whitney Museum Biennial and many other museums and galleries throughout the country. She is included in numerous corporate and public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fogg Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Cincinnati Art Museum, Orlando Art Museum, and Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton.
Slavin lives and works in New York City and Wainscott, New York.