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Born 1995, New Jersey, USA. Currently based in New York City & New Jersey


2018  BFA, Rhode Island School of Design - Painting

2018  BA, Brown University - Modern Culture and Media Studies

Solo & 2-Person Exhibitions



The Moment of TruthMoskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA

Ernesto Renda / Marlon Kroll presented by Management (NYC) at Material Art Fair , Mexico City


Residency Open Studio , Adhesivo Contemporary, Mexico City


NADA Miami with Moskowitz Bayse, Miami, FL

Ernesto Renda: Selections from "Altars", Grove Collective, London

Christian Franzen, Ernesto Renda, In Lieu Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Dithering, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA

Ernesto Renda / Janie Korn, The Empty Circle Space, Brooklyn, NY (Click link to see the 3D interactive view)

Frottage Works, The National Arts Club, NYC.


Sex Ed, Perry and Marty Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI


Pleas_xplore, RISD Fitness Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Bacchanal, curated by Andrew Alexander, Providence, RI


Function following Form, The Unitarian Church Gallery, Summit, NJ

Group Exhibitions


for love, for art and for being, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, CA

Postcards from the Edge 2024, Visual AIDS Benefit, Berry Campbell Gallery, NYC

Fire Island Artist Residency: Benefit Auction 2024, curated by Rob Thomas and Eric Suwall


NADA Miami , Moskowitz Bayse Booth, NYC

Armory Show 2023, Moskowitz Bayse Booth, NYC

Zeitgeist, Vol. II, Adhesivo Contemporary, Mexico City

Untold Stories, G/ART/EN, Como, Italia

American Portraiture: Selling the Self, Morgan Presents, NYC  

Twentysomethings, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL


Anthem-X, organized by Jared Owens & Malin Gallery, Mana Contemporary, Miami, FL

Privacy Creep, curated by Ernesto Renda, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA

Surprise!, organized by Tomashi Jackson, Tilton Gallery, NYC

Life in an Ivory Tower, curated by Jack Siebert, 75 Kenmare Street, NYC

Dallas Art Fair, Moskowitz Bayse Booth, Dallas, TX

Dream Weaver, Grove Collective, London 

The Views, curated by Zoe Fisher, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA
Shin Gallery X Sun Potion Casita Pop-Up, Santa Barbara, CA


Silver DazeShin Gallery, NYC

Call It Winter, The National Arts Club, NYC

Higher Power: Brothers@ Benefit Auction curated by K.O. Nnamdie, hosted by Greenhouse Auctions on Artsy

Intertwined, curated by Alex Allenchey, 1969 Gallery, NYC

 At One's Side curated by Melike Baskoylu, Thames Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

Roots Taking Root, James Fuentes Gallery, NYC

Timely, 11Newel, Brooklyn, NY

Here, There, Everywhere: Beyond Inclusion, Riverfront Art Gallery at Yonkers Public Library, Yonkers, NY

Summer Stage, Auxier Kline, NYC

Afterlight, curated by Kyle Hittmeier and Amanda Nedham, Field Projects Gallery, NYC

Painting the Narrative, The National Arts Club, NYC 

 Flame Tree, curated by Bony Ramirez, REGULARNORMAL Gallery, NYC

A Howl is Also A Prayer curated by John Brooks, Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Georgetown College, Kentucky

 ArtNoir From: Friends To: Friends Benefit Auction on Artsy


We Must Begin Wherever We Are, curated by Ernesto Renda, Zürcher Gallery, NYC

Friends with Benefits, High Noon Gallery, NYC (online)

Queer Art Benefit 2020, The Center (LGBT Community Center), NYC (online)


Show # 3, Trophycase Gallery (online)

SMUT curated by Liam Cotter, Con Artist Collective, NYC



38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition curated by Sophia Narrett and Kalia Brooks Nelson, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

Charmed, curated by Kyle Quinn, Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence, RI

You're Invited; The Exploration and Evolution of Girlhood, Sexuality and Identity, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI

This Tuesday, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Senior Painting Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

Brown Arts Initiative Grant Awardees Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

 Annual Brown-RISD Dual Degree Student Exhibition, Cohen Gallery, Brown University, RI


Me and Daddy curated by Noah Pica, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Of Scale, curated by Ernesto Renda, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Group Exhibition at Exposé Gallery, Providence, RI


Spring Arts Festival, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI


24-Hour Art Show,  Providence, RI

Curatorial Projects


Privacy Creep, Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Sit...Play dead, Super Dutchess Gallery, NYC

We Must Begin Wherever We Are, Zürcher Gallery, New York, NY


Of Scale, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Institutional Collections

Museo Jumex, Mexico City



Zeitgeist Residency, Adhesivo ContemporaryMexico City, 2023

Silver Art Projects Residency, New York, 2021 - 2022



Brown Arts Initiative Fellowship at Performa NYC, 2018

Brown Arts Initiative Student Project Grant, Fall 2017


Art Spiel, "Conversation; Katie Hector & Ernesto Renda: On East and West Coast Exhibitions", May 4, 2024

Visual Art Source, David S. Rubin, "Review: Ernesto Renda, "The Moment of Truth", April 13, 2024

Noir Magazine, Isamar Escobar, “Adhesivo Contemporary Una Galería Por Edith Vaisberg”, April 2023

Curatorial Affairs, Jacob Barnes, "The Cutaway", October 14, 2022

Art Maze Magazine, Editorial Selection, Issue 27, Summer 2022

Hypebeast, Shawn Ghassemitari, "Jack Siebert presents "Life in an Ivory Tower"", May 17, 2022

Two Coats of Paint, Andrew Woolbright, "Scene + Sensoria", August 13, 2021

The New Criterion, James Panero - "Critic's Notebook", June 14, 2021

ArtinRes, India Blaisdell- "Ernesto Renda: The Intersection of Queer Film and Fine Art", June 2021

Art Spiel, Etty Yaniv - "Painting the Narrative at the National Arts Club; In Dialogue with Dee Shapiro", June 2021

ArtWrite by Maggie Levine - "#20: Painting the Narrative" - May 2021

ArtViewer - "Sit...Play dead at Super Dutchess", January 2021

Artnet News, Cristina Cruz  - "Editors’ Picks" (Empty Circle Exhibition), October 2020

Artnet News, Cristina Cruz  - "Editors’ Picks" (We Must Begin Wherever We Are), August 2020

Gayletter - "The LGBT Center in NY is Hosting a Queer Art Benefit", May 2020

ArtinRes Weekly Curation, Melanie Reese - "Pre-Social Distancing Nostalgia", May 2020

Artnet News, Cristina Cruz - "Editors' Picks" (National Arts Club Exhibition), February 2020

Balaclava.q - "Ernesto Renda & The Queerealities of Seeing is Believing", January 2020

Law and Order Party - "Charmed at Yellow Peril Gallery", April 2018

RISD News - "Queering Space", February 2018

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