ROWAN RENEE
aka Robyn Renee Hasty

Exhibitions

SOLO
2016 | Peninsula Art Space | NYC | “Bodies of Wood”
2015 | Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation | NYC | “Z”
2012 | Kesting/Ray | NYC | “On the River: Stories from the heart of glorious abandon, where you cannot see what lays beyond the next bend.”
2012 | Weldon Arts | NYC | “Dark Corners, Savage Secrets”

FEATURED
2011 | The Philadelphia Art Alliance | PA | “Let Me Tell You About A Dream I Had"
2010 | Thinkspace Gallery | LA | “Refuge”
2009 | Ad Hoc Art | NYC | “Gaia and Imminent Disaster”
2009 | Irvine Contemporary | DC | “Street/Studio”
2008 | Ad Hoc Art | NYC | “Poets of the Paste”
2007 | Artlot | NYC | “Red Hook: An Exploration of Identity”

SELECTED GROUP
2015 | Peninsula Art Space | NYC | “Nothing Will Be Lost”
2010 | Addict Gallerie | Paris, FR | “L’Art Urbain”
2010 | Leo Kesting Gallery | NYC | “Dead Letter Playground”
2009 | Anonymous Gallery | NYC | “Pankabesia”
2009 | Carmichael Gallery | LA | “Mood Swings”
2009 | Fountain Art Fair | NYC
2008 | Urban Angel Gallery | UK | “Un:Corked”
2008 | Last Rites Gallery | NYC | “Dark Pop”
2007 | Felissimo Gallery | NYC | “Senior Thesis Exhibition”


Awards

2016 | Rema Hort Mann Foundation Community Engagement Grant
2016 | Ossian Arts Fellowship (Jain Family Institute)
2015 | Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (Nominee)
2015 | Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship
2010 | Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund
2009 | Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative (PEI) Planning Grant to Miss Rockaway Armada
2007 | Parsons School of Design Dean's Scholarship(4 Years)


Residencies

2016 | Rasmuson Artist Residency Program/Anchorage Museum of Art | Anchorage, AK
2015 | Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation | NYC
2013 | The Bronx Museum for the Arts: Artist in the Marketplace Program | NYC
2013 | Taliesin: The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture | Pheonix, AZ
2013 | Art Farm | Marquette, NE
2013 | Franconia Sculpture Park | Franconia, MN
2012 | McColl Center for Visual Art | Charlotte, NC
2012 | The Camera Club of New York Darkroom Residency (1-Month) | NYC
2012 | Marina 59 Boat Reclamation Residency | NYC
2011 | The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program | PA
2010 | The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program | PA


Collections

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Tucson


Press

Hyperallergic | Kristin Sancken | “The Disconcerting Beauty of an Artist's Nude Self-Portraits” | 05.12.2016
American Photo Magazine | Lindsay Comstock | "Rowan Renee Examines Abuse and Gender Identity Through Photography" | 05.04.2016
Guernica | Gillie Collins | "The Unspeakable: How Photographer Rowan Renee Transforms the Deeply Personal Past" | 05.20.2016
American Photo Magazine | Lindsay Comstock | "The 10 Best New Photo Exhibits: Spring 2016" | 03.22.2016
Hyperallergic | Arnav Adhikari | "Queering Contemporary Portraiture With 19th Century Photo Techniques" | 07.10.2015
The Wild Magazine | Nicole Zane and Emory Lopiccolo | “Robyn Hasty Challenges Perspectives On Gender And Body” | 06.24.2015
American Photo Magazine | Lindsay Comstock | “The 10 Best New Photography Exhibits of Summer 2015” | 06.22.2015
Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | “Tintype Portraits Of Genderqueer Individuals Are The Nude Artworks Of Our Future” | 06.15.2015
VICE | Matthew Leifheit | “Gender Is Eternally Fluid in These Vintage-Looking Nude Portraits” | 06.11.2015
Paper Magazine | Gary Pini | “The 11 Art Openings to See This Week” | 06.10.2015
Bedford and Bowery | Nicole Disser | “This Photo Show Marks a High Point for the Transgender Movement” | 06.08.2015
Wall Street Journal | Emily Nonko | “Rockaway Arts Center Now Has a Location” | 12.09.2014
Hyperallergic | Bianca Fortis | “After Sandy, Stilt City, a Space for Artists, Comes to Rockaway” | 11.13.2014
ArtNet News | Sarah Cascone | “Artist to Turn Bungalow into Community Art Space” | 11.12.2014
Rockaway Times | Bianca Fortis | “Artist to Turn Bungalow into Community Art Space” | 11.12.2014
Curbed | Jeremiah Budin | “Artists Need to Raise $100K for 'Stilt City'” | 11.10.2014
MTV Re:Define | Tyrell Mooney | “Robyn Renee Hasty Studio Visit” | 10.28.2014
New York Times | Colin Moynihan | “Memorializing Traffic Deaths With an Artist’s Touch” | 08.04.2014
Vignette Magazine (UK) | “Homeland” | Issue #5
All That We've Met | Pauline Pechin | “Robyn Hasty wishes she could name all the constellations” | 12.09.2011
Style & The Family Tunes (Germany) | Isabel Kirsch | “Robyn Hasty’s Intimate View of a Different America” | 08.01.2011
NPR: The Picture Show | Claire O’Neill | “Photographer Goes Off-Grid With An Antique Camera’” | 04.25.2011
LaMono Magazine (Spain) | Eunís Font | “Colapso y Regeneración” | Issue #73
The New York Times | Jasper Rees | “The Underbelly Project: Street Art Way Below the Street’” | 10.31.2010
The Wall Street Journal | Benjamin Norman | “Brooklyn Sidewalk Provides Canvas for Art Festival’” | 09.23.2010
The New York Times | Pauline Pechin | “Jeff Stark’s Site-Specific Sweet Cheat” | 04.30.2010
Juxtapoz| Cheree Franco | “Armsrock and Imminent Disaster: Refuge” | Issue #110
Juxtapoz | Cheree Franco | “Exclusive Interview with Imminent Disaster” | 06.28.2009
The Village Voice | Sam Horine | “Gaia and Imminent Disaster Slideshow” | 06.28.2009
New York Magazine | Jerry Saltz | “Entropy in Venice” | 06.19.2009
New York Magazine | Vanessa Grigoriadis | “Barging into Venice” | 06.07.2009
The New York Times| Nathaniel Brooks | “A Floating City with Junkyard Roots” | 08.18.2008
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Shane Graber | “This River Ride is a Trip" | 09.07.2007
The Brooklyn Paper | Ariella Cohen | “History on Display on Columbia Street” | 04.07.2007
Minneapolis Star-Tribune | Jeffrey E. McCants | “An Artsy-Craftsy Trip Down the River” | 08.04.2006
The New York Times | Allen Brisson-Smith | “Art Down the Mississippi: At Least That’s The Plan.” | 08.09.2006


Radio and TV

NY1 News | Clodagh McGowan | “Artist Hopes to Bring Art Center to Rockaway Park” | 11.25.2014
Clocktower Radio | David Weinstein | “Stilt City” | 11.18.2014
Clocktower Radio | David Weinstein | “Robyn Hasty, Tintype Project” | 06.14.2014
Marketplace (American Public Media) | Tess Vigeland | “Photo Essay: People Engaging with Economic Collapse” | 06.09.2011


Published Works

“We Own The Night: The Art of The Underbelly Project”| Workhorse and PAC | Rizzoli | NY | 2012
“The Miss Rockaway Armada: Let Me Tell You About A Dream I Had” (catalog)| Philadelphia Art Alliance | PA | 2012
“Heroes & Villains: Portraits of Contemporary Artists” | Tatiana Willis & Roman Cho | Zero+ Publishing | CA | 2011
“Street Art New York” | Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo | Prestel Publishing | Munich, DE | 2010


Lectures/Panels

2010 | “Plausible Artworlds: The Miss Rockaway Armada” | Basekamp | Philadelphia, PA
2009 | Panel Discussion “Swimming Cities of Serenissima: Making and riding beautiful junk from Koper to Venice with many dirty people, putting on a show, and then taking it all apart again.” | Conflux | NYC
2008 | Panel Discussion “Squatting in South America” | The Brecht Forum | NYC
2006 | “The Miss Rockaway Armada” | P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center | NYC


Experience

Instructor | Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation | Brooklyn, NY
Workshop Instructor | A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts | West Palm Beach, FL
Part-Time Faculty | Parsons The New School for Design | New York, NY | Professor: Susan Yelavich Art and Design History and Theory Department for Global Issues in Design Theory: Culture
Instructor | 3rd Ward | Brooklyn, NY
Artist Assistant | SWOON | MAYA HAYUK | CHARLOTTA WESTERGREN | New York, NY


Education

B.F.A. Parsons School of Design. Graduated with Honors.






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