Graduate Student, MFA Program
Rowan Renee is an interdisciplinary artist whose work deals with gender, transgression, and the potential for violence under patriarchy. Renee has received awards from The Aaron Siskind Foundation, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation and The Anchorage Museum of Art. Previous solo exhibitions include Z at Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation (2015) and Bodies of Wood (2017) at The Aperture Foundation. They have been profiled on NPR, in The New York Times, VICE, Hyperallergic, Huffington Post, and Guernica, among many other publications. Current projects include Dead Reckoning, a photographic project exploring the predatory nature of the feminine through women hunters and pilots in Alaska.
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Never say 'I love you' first
Give her 2/3rds of everything she gives you
Never be afraid to lose her
Make her jealous
The ritual of scrubbing it all out
The room through eyes that see askew
The flags to mark where my body has been
How to burn it all down and start again fresh
Installation view from “Z” at Pioneer Works.
Installation view from “Z” at Pioneer
In the News
- Stamps School Community Presents at Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities
- Rowan Renee: Solo Exhibition, Artist Talk at Saint Joseph’s University
- Laura Magnusson and Rowan Renee Receive Elsie Choy Lee Scholarship
- Rowan Renee and Robert Fitzgerald: Pretty Queer at Riverhouse Art Center Toledo
- Rowan Renee: Dialogue on Gender and Photography Featured in Aperture
- Stamps Student Receive Student Research and Internship Abroad Awards