Courtney Wrenn

Visiting Lecturer of Art


Courtney Wrenn exhibits and writes as a visual artist under pseudonyms including “scrap wrenn” (2013-present), “sean wrenn” (2010-2012), and “scrapworm” (2002-2010). Ms. Wrenn's participation in artists' projects and group exhibitions for over two decades has included collaborations and shows throughout the New York City area, at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Texas, and Lecce, Italy – receiving the Mount Royal School of Art Graduate Fellowship Award at MICA (2006-2008) for her MFA.

She showed new work on roster with solo exhibitions at the John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY in 2016 and 2018, and in a ChaShaMa space at 675 3rd Avenue in Manhattan from July 11-November 16, 2023. She has also shown in group shows at the Ely Center for Contemporary Art (New Haven, CT), Kirkland Art Center (Clinton, NY, 2019) and Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz, 2019.

Recent exhibitions include group shows at the Marist College Art Gallery (Poughkeepsie, NY 2020, 2022), Upstream Gallery (Hastings on Hudson, NY, 2022), and Schweinfurth Art Center (Auburn, NY, 2022).

Benefitting from the time and space of residencies, Wrenn has been a resident/fellow at Arts@Renaissance (Brooklyn, 2012), the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts (Ithaca, NY, 2013), the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT, 2013), IPark (East Haddam, CT, 2005), Soaring Gardens Artists' Retreat (PA, 2005, 2015), NYC chashama studios (40 Worth St. 2004-5, Brooklyn Army Terminal B 2013-15), and the Zen Mountain Monastery (Mt. Tremper, NY, various 2014-2021, initially funded by the Hemera Foundation’s Tending Space Grant).


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