Curriculum Vitae – Scrap Wrenn

EDUCATION

 

2016-2018

Visiting Lecturer of Art, Marist College, Dept. of Art and Digital Media

 

2008

Master of Fine Arts, Graduate Fellowship, Commencement Speaker

Thesis: “the dark side of light”

Maryland Institute College of Art

Mount Royal School of Art

 

2002

Bachelor of Science, University Scholar, Honors, Arch Award

New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Studio Art Major

 

 

One Person Shows

 

2018

living visual koans: you are what you seek // John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, July 21-August 12

 

2017

emptying the rubble of this abyss // a ChaShaMa space to present, 266 West 37th St. (SE corner in from 8th Ave.) // November 5-26

 

2016

Fall in to Whole // John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY // March 5 – 27

 

2010

Color Conflagrations: sean wrenn // chashama’s 20 W53rd St. Donnell Library Center East Windows, NY, NY // December 1 – 19

 

2009

palimpsest paved: inverted dsol // 2nd fl. windows, Anita’s Way, Chashama at W42nd/43rd, Bway & 6th, NY // September 18 – 22

 

2008

hiding inside oneself // how we dwell project space, Baltimore, MD // August 22 – 30

 

2006

land of make believe and associated braneworlds // Chashama at 208 W37th St., NY, NY // January 27 – February 26

life: fear, small works and prints // Life Café 983, Brooklyn, NY // January 7 – 28

 

2005

on the way // 234 W. 42nd St. Chashama Window Exhibit (installation), NY, NY // February 10 – April 26

 

2004

vertical flotation // ArtLand Bar, Grand St., Brooklyn, NY // April 10 – May 15

visions of excess: visions of void // TIXE Gallery (113W42nd St., Chashama Space), NY, NY // January 6 – February 27

 

 

Group Shows

 

2018

being the seeing, with Laura Mosquera and Sarah Tortora // Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY // January 9 – February 16, opening reception January 14, 4pm

 

2017

Small Works: Marist College Department of Art and Digital Media Faculty // 51 Fulton, Poughkeepsie, NY // September 28- October 28

 

2016

New Work: Marist College Department of Art and Digital Media Faculty // Steel Plant, Poughkeepsie, NY // September 22- October 22

 

Othering: Berkshire Art Association Juried Show // Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA // November 4 – 26

 

2015

New Work: Marist College Department of Art and Digital Media Faculty // Steel Plant, Poughkeepsie, NY September 24 – October 24

 

Tending Space Fellows Exhibition // Hemera Regnant Foundation, Boulder, C0 // May – April 2016

 

2014

Plans, sketchbooks, and New Work // Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY // September 25 – October 17

Celebrating Summer // ARTspace, Germantown, NY // July 5-20

 

2013

Nurture Nature // Brooklyn Fireproof Gallery, NY // December 10

 

a potluck situation // curated by Alicia DeBrincat, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th St., 4-I-B23// September 20 – 21

 

‘scapes (4 panels, scrapworm) // Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 499 Van Brunt (Red Hook) // July 27 – August 18

 

2012

Postcards to North Brooklyn // Arts@Renaissance Benefit Auction, St. Nick’s at the Greenpoint Hospital // December 7

 

“Awakening Asylum,” sculpture commission in FLOW.12 // Randall’s Island / Parks public installation // June 2 – November 8

 

6×6, Downtown Tyler Arts Center // Gallery Main St. , 110 W Erwin, Tyler, TX // September 6

 

2011

Curate NYC // Rush Arts Gallery Exhibition, NY, NY and Online Exhibition with guest curator Melanie Franklin Cohn // December

 

Bronx Calling // The First AIM Biennial (30/31), Bronx Museum of the Arts and Wave Hill // June 26 – September 5

 

Alternative Abstract / Surreal Art (juried exhibition) // DTAC Gallery Main St., 110 W. Erwin, Tyler, TX // July 28 – August 30

 

COLLAGE Collaborative Arts Festival // Underground Arts @ the Wolf Building, 340 N. 12th St., Philadelphia, PA // May 5 – 8

 

2010

Figment // Site-specific Installation in Governor’s Island festival, NY, NY // June 11 – 13

 

Color Conflagrations // Bushwick Open Studios, Noetic Lab School, Brooklyn, NY // June 5 – 6

 

2009

Geek Week // Video Screening and Performance at The Tank space for Performing & Visual Art, NY, NY // August 7

 

Bushwick Biennial // Installation at NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY // June 6 – July 22

 

Archetime // The Tank Space for Performing and Visual Art, NY, NY // June 6 -14

 

2008

DEMO ECO M.O. // NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY and Site-Specific to E. Wmsburg Landscape // July 18 – August 18

 

Archimage // Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD // May 17 – June 29

 

Videopolis (concurrent to Maryland Film Festival) // Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD // May 3 – 4

 

Your Documents Please // Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami, Japan; ZAIM +

Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan; 2B Galéria, Budapest, Hungary; Galerie Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin, Germany; GALÉRIA Z – Bratislava, Slovakia; Galería

 

Ajolote Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico // April 4 – December, 2010 (NY finale) www.yourdocumentsplease.com

 

Hello, Hello: Thesis I Exhibition // MICA, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD // March 28 – April 6

 

500 lb. baby // The 500 Gallery, Baltimore, MD // February 29 – March 22

 

2007

Salon de Libertad // Lamont Street Collective, Washington, DC // December 15

 

A Vague Spatial Area // MICA, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD // October 19 – 30

 

Uncomfortable Landscapes // Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy // October 15 – 31

 

Apocalypse WOW // ProArts Jersey City Anchor Show, Canco Lofts // September 21 – October 22

 

The Memory of Water & Fire: A Celebration of the Elemental // ProArts Jersey City Anchor Show, Canco Lofts // September 21 – October 22

 

Noumenon // The 500 Gallery, Baltimore, MD // September 21 – October 19

 

NeoIntegrity // Derek Eller Gallery, NY, NY // July 19 – August 24

 

Ceci n’est pas a Booth, Kiosk or Gazebo and Other Radical Shacks // Artscape, Baltimore, MD // July 19 – 22

 

Visions of Conflict: Rendering Dissent // Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD // July 14 – August 4

 

NOW: 1st year thesis // MICA, Pinkard Gallery, Baltimore, MD // March 30 – April 8

 

Figment of Speech // WestNorth Studio Gallery, Baltimore, MD // February 15 – March 2

 

2006

History and Identity // Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy // November 19 – December 7

 

(which is kind of interesting) // Mount Royal School of Art, MICA Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD // November 1 – 12

 

Genius and Madness // Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy // October 15 – 31

 

Montrose Café // Brooklyn, NY // March 31 – July 30

 

2005

The Square Foot Show // Art Gotham, NY, NY // October 1 – 3

 

BWAC: Anniversary Show, Earth Show, & Fall Art Show // Pier 8, Brooklyn, NY // May 7 – October 22

 

Flights of Fantasy // Bottom Feeders Studio Gallery, NY, NY // July 1 – August 27

 

1800 Frames: 1 Minute Video Festival // City Without Walls, Newark, NJ // June 1 – 2

 

The Artists-in-Residence of 40 Worth-a.k.a. “I Made This” // Chashama @ 217 E. 42nd St., NY // February 2 – 28

 

2004

Collaboration 1, Chashama at Creative Artists Network // The Center For Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA // November 1 – 7

 

BWAC, The Water Show, and The Solo Show // Pier 8, Brooklyn, NY // July 17 – November 7

 

The Baby’s Bathwater // Asterisk Young Artist Project, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // May 9 – 20

 

2003

It Is Itself // TIXE (A Chashama Space), NY, NY // August 19 – September 7

 

BOX 30- Get Lucky With an Emerging Artist // HERE Art Center, NY, NY // July – August 16

 

Peace Williamsburg: Art of Resistance // OfficeOps, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // May 25

 

PostNeoIntegrity: Burnt to a Crisp // Asterisk Young Artist Project, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // May 10 – 12

 

2002

NeoIntegrity: This Land is Your Land // Kosher Pickle Warehouse, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // July 4

 

NeoIntegrity: This is Your Dinner // American Fine Arts, NY, NY // May 12

Collective Solipsism (in Permanent Vacation Series), Rosenberg Gallery, NYU, NY, NY // April 24

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

INFINITE INSTANCES

Studies and Images of Time, Proceedings on the Archetime Conference (Olga Ast). Astro-timescales and Consciousness, by sean wrenn

ISBN: 978-1-9356132-1-3, September 2011.

 

BRONX CALLING

Bronx Museum of the Arts, AIM 30/31 Catalogue, “sean wrenn,” June 2011.

 

BUSHWICK BIENNIAL

Bushwick Biennial Catalogue, by Ben Evans

 

Catalogue essay, by scrapworm

Boswijk, Town of the Woods: Life in the Borderlands

 

NURTUREart, June 2009

 

 

PRESS

 

Brooklyn Rail

Brooklyn Dispatches Bushwick Biennial: Venice It Ain’t

by James Kalm, July 2009.

 

Resolve 40

Testing the Physical Limits, Copying, and Collage

by Mark Stone, February 2005.

 

Catalogues for Genius and Madness, History and Identity, PrimoPiano

LivinGallery, Lecce, Italy, 2006.

 

Artworld Digest, Seed Issue, 2007, p. 39.

 

Baltimore Examiner

War gets the artists’ touch, by Jessica Novak, Jul 14, 2007.

 

Baltimore Sun

Artscape show has creative appetites, by Glenn McNatt, July 15, 2007.

 

Baltimore Sun

Saying their piece about fighters, war: Artists’ expressions of conflict aren’t presented in the exhibit as black or white, by Glenn McNatt, July 25, 2007.

 

SprayGraphic Artist Interview

www.sprayblog.net

Matt Krise and Chuck B, August 2007.

 

 

AWARDS:

 

2017-2018                   Hemera Foundation, one month residencies, ZMM

2014, Jun-Dec  Hemera Foundation, Tending Space Artist’s Fellowship

2011, Winter               Bronx Museum, Artist in Marketplace Program (AIM31)

2008, May                   Commencement Speaker elected by/for Maryland Institute College of Art

2006-2008                   Mount Royal Graduate Fellowship – 2 year, highest scholarship award May 2002                    NYU Arch Award – Commendation for unique cumulative service record

May 2001                    Founder’s Day Award – New York University, Academic Honors

May 2000 – 2001          Alumnae Club Scholarship – Excellence in Academics and Community

1999 – 2000                 Dean’s Research Travel Colloquium Seminar and Travel Research 1998 – 1998-  2002             University Scholars Scholarship – Honors Enrichment Program, NYU

 

 

RESIDENCIES:

 

2018 Zen Mountain Monastery w/National Buddhist Poetry Festival (June 15 – July 15, Hemera)

2018 Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Retreat Residency, Ithaca, NY (January 2 – 15)

2017 Zen Mountain Monastery w/Ceramic Retreat, Mt. Tremper (August, Hemera Fellowship)

2015 Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat, Church, PA (October, with materials grant)

2014 Zen Mountain Monastery Arts Month, Mt. Tremper (July, Hemera Fellowship)

2013 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Johnson, VT (November – December)

2013 Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship, Ithaca, NY (May – June)

2013 Chashama @ The Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY (February – May, 2015)

2012 Arts@Renaissance, St. Nicks at the Renaissance Center, Brooklyn (September – January)

2010 Conceptual Photogrammetry & Donnell Experiments, Chashama, 20 W53rd St. (Nov-Dec)

2005 Artists’ Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT (July)

2005 Ora Lerman Charitable Trust – Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat, PA (May)

2004 Chashama, 40 Worth Street, Visual Artists in Residence, NY, NY (May – February)

 

 

ARTISTS’ PROJECTS

 

2015

“Art-Earth-Spirit” // summer residency program director at chaNorth, Pine Plains, NY // June-September

 

2014

“WAKE” // video projections for theatrical production, Columbia Stages at the Connelly Theater, NY, NY // March 5-8

 

2012

“GO! Brooklyn Art” // open studio event for interactive community curatorial project, East Williamsburg, NY // September 8-9

 

“Slideluck Potshow – Northside” // curated slideshow at the Brooklyn Brewery, Williamsburg, NY // July 19

 

“Wavespell” // Holy BOS! Film Festival screening, curated by the Microscope Gallery, @ Bobby Redd’s // June 3 (new video)

 

“Anti-social Music Sleeps Around” // Limited edition (400) sculptural album project // May (10-panel art packaging for 180 g LP)

 

“Singing the Stars” // HRM Andrus Planetarium Show for Toby MacLennan, Artist // May 6 (interactive experimental performance)

 

“Uranium Decay” // dir. Eve Andrée Laramée, World Premiere at 2nd International Uranium Film Festival // Cinema of the Modern

Art Museum (MAM), Rio de Janiero, Brazil, // July 7th, 4:50pm (collaborative video editing)

 

2011

“10 years of Anti-Social Music” // Chashama @ 217 E. 42nd St., NY, NY // April 29 (stage installation and postcards)

 

“Just like a woman” // Spectacle Slideshow Supper, 124 S. 3rd St. Williamsburg, Bklyn // April 4 (video projection, program finale)

 

2010

“Chat Window” // 20 W53rd St. Donnell Library Center Installation Room // November 5 (collaborative, interactive performance)

 

“Nebulae: emission/absorption” // INSAP VII Conference, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, UK // October 24-29 (academic talk and poster presentation exhibit)

 

2009

“Fracture: The Music of Pat Muchmore” // October (original album art and graphic design) & May 27 (2010, performance set)

 

Respiro Featured Visual Artist // www.respiro.org // September (dynamic content for interdisciplinary arts magazine)

 

“Introceptual Ghostland” in Bushwick Biennial and CONFLUXcity Festival // East Williamsburg // June 6 & 13, July 11, & September 20 (collaborative living theater project)

 

Franz Nicolay // “This World is an Open Door” // NY, NY // March – June (music video project)

 

“Astro-timescales: Nebulae, Light Years, Memory & Consciousness” // Archetime Conference @ The Tank, NY // June 7 (talk)

 

“Slouching Toward Rhyolite” // Goldwell Open Air Museum, NV // June 7-12 (photo/video shooting assistant & character performance for Eve Laramée project)

 

“The Celestial Quest of Dr. Dodge” // Hudson RIver Museum // October 31 (live Planetarium performance, steampunk AV show)

 

2008

Graf x-change // Jaz Graf Studio, Jersey City, NJ // December (print exchange edition)

 

GardenCycles Festival // Blue Ridge Environmental Center, Purcellville, VA // September 20 – 21 (video projections)

 

Revolution Books // 146 W26th St., NY, NY // November 7 – December 10 (print installation specific to store)

 

ASM Blows // St. Marks Church, 131 E10th St., NY, NY // September 28 (sculptural performance installation)

 

Brooklyn Krishnamurti Dialogue Group // Aug 12, Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10 (interactive discussion group)

 

Chashama Film Festival // 213 E. 42nd, NY, NY // May 29 (experimental performance and installation)

 

His Name is Alive + Anti-Social Music // Monkeytown, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, February 25 (4-screen projection)

 

2007

Anti-Social Music presents: The pre-ASM presents the Pat Muchmore show,

 

ASM goes conservative // November 10 (stage installation & postcards)

 

Mini Curated Micro-Books // Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts Magazine Stand // September 28 – 30 (‘radical freedom: beyond xibalba’ artist book)

 

Endwise // Current Gallery // Baltimore, MD // August 4-September 8 (performative presentation & discussion group)

 

The Bucolic Wonderland, with Anti Social Music // Greenwich House Music School, NY, NY // May 12 (performance environment)

 

Yella Evar After // Maryland Institute College of Art: Interactive Media web-based projects, Baltimore, MD // May 5 (wiki site)

 

The Showcase // Load of Fun, Baltimore, MD // March 23 (performative presentation)

 

The Climax of the Octopus, with Anti Social Music // Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY // December 2 (performance environment)

 

Brooklyn Peace Fair, with Anti-Social Music // Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY // October 22 (video projection)

 

LDC Garden Art Project // New York Restoration Project, 900 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY // May-Aug (construction, posters, visual art)

 

Art is [not] dead // Matchless, Brooklyn, NY // May 20 (video projection)

 

Art is [not] dead // Launch Party, Capone’s, Brooklyn, NY // April 11 (video projection)

 

April 2, 2006 // Janusz Jaworski and scrapworm // March – April (performative collaborative exploration)

 

Malcolm Rollick // “scaffolds”, solo album and CD release Party // Brooklyn, NY // February (original art work and digital formatting), March 25 (show art)

 

Antisocial Music: Hits the Medium Time // Merkin Hall, NY, NY // February 23 (stage sculptures)

 

Local Correspondents: an evening of scrapworm video // Matchless, Brooklyn, NY // January 18 (shorts program and ambient music accompaniment)

 

2005

Antisocial Music: Does not sing the American Songbook, CD release event // Chashama at 217 E. 42nd St., NY, NY // December 10 (stage/window installation)

 

Bushwick Art Projects // McKibben St. between Bushwick Ave. and White St., Brooklyn, NY // November 12 (4 hour public/architectural video projection)

 

Emerging Artists International (EAI), City Wide Open Studios // scrapworm studio, Brooklyn, NY // October 22 – 23 (on studio tour, conversations)

 

Brooklyn Peace Fair, Museum of Community Arts // YWCA of Brooklyn, NY // October 22 (tabling, sculptures)

 

Antisocial Music, His Name Is ASM Premieres Show! // La Tea at the Clemente Soto Velez Center, NY, NY // September 17 (stage installation)

 

Red Orange Morning // Matchless, Brooklyn, NY // September 8 (1 hour video art projection)

 

“Greetings from Dreamland: Original Postal Art Series” // Coney Island Dreamland Artists’ Clubhouse, Creative Time, Surf Ave., Brooklyn, NY // June-July (carnival prizes donation)

 

“all the the pretty ponies”, live album // Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord // January (original art work and digital formatting)

 

2004

Resolve 40, Chashama at 40 Worth Street // NY, NY // December 11 (exhibition and open studios installation/event)

 

“Passunder” // d.u.m.b.o. Art Under the Bridge Festival, Simultaneous Projections, Washington & York St., Brooklyn, NY // October 15 – 16 (public/architectural video projection)

 

Chashama Artists in Residence // 40 Worth St., NY, NY // July 16 – 18 // (exhibition and open studios installation/event)

 

“40 degrees north, group:self” show, (Art as an environmental moment collaborative show and performances) // Kosher Pickle Warehouse, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // July 10 (art, graphic identity, programming,

and curatorial)

 

Patience Ripening’ for “Lather: The Baby’s Bathwater” (with Kiera Nagle and Jimi Marr) // Passerby at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NY, NY // June 25 (art, graphic identity, organization)

 

Jon Lundbom & Big Five Chord // 11” x14” poster prints for alt-jazz band’s promotion, series of 4, edition of 300 // June (original art work and digital formatting)

 

God in a Girl // Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, NY (March 12-13) and WOW Café Theater, NY, NY (May 6 – 29) (performance sets, props, and video with Kiera Nagle, design partner)

 

2003

Maiden America Benefit Show // Williamsburg Publik House, Brooklyn, NY // June 27 (venue as installation)

 

2002

NeoIntegrity: This Land is Your Land (Art as an environmental moment collaborative show and performances) // Kosher Pickle Warehouse, East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY // July 4 (art, graphics, organization, curatorial