Dithering  at Moskowitz Bayse: Walkthrough / Q&A with Ace Ehrlich, Director


Born 1995, Trenton, NJ

Lives and works in New York, NY and Somerset, NJ


2018  BFA, Rhode Island School of Design - Painting

2018  BA, Brown University - Modern Culture and Media Studies

Solo Exhibitions

2020   Dithering, Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

           Frottage Works, The National Arts Club, NYC.

2018  Sex Ed, Perry and Marty Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

2017  Pleas_xplore, RISD Fitness Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2015  Bacchanal, curated by Andrew Alexander, Providence, RI

2013  Function following Form, The Unitarian Church Gallery, Summit, NJ

Group Exhibitions


2021   Roots Taking Root, James Fuentes Gallery, NYC


           [Forthcoming] Inaugural Exhibition, 11Newel, Brooklyn, NY

          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

          Group Show, Shrine, NYC (online)

2020  Hot Wax curated by Matt Nasser, The Empty Circle Space, Brooklyn, NY (Click link to see the 3D interactive view)

          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)

2019  Show # 3, Trophycase Gallery (online)

SMUT curated by Liam Cotter, Con Artist Collective, NYC


2018  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

2017  Me and Daddy curated by Noah Pica, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2016  Of Scale, curated by Ernesto Renda, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Group Exhibition at Exposé Gallery, Providence, RI

2015  Spring Arts Festival, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

2013  24-Hour Art Show,  Providence, RI


2020  Sit...Play dead, Super Dutchess Gallery, NYC

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

2016  Of Scale, Granoff Center, Brown University, Providence, RI


Brown Arts Initiative Fellowship at Performa NYC, 2018

Brown Arts Initiative Student Project Grant, Fall 2017



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

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

Art Spiel by 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 - "Editors’ Picks" (Empty Circle Exhibition), October 2020

Artnet News - "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 - "Pre-Social Distancing Nostalgia", May 2020

Artnet News - "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


Painting the Narrative: Jennifer Coates, Laura Karetzky, Judith Linhares, Ernesto Renda, Kyle Staver and George Towne at The National Arts Club, NY. May 4 - June 28, 2021

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Hot Wax: Janie Korn and Ernesto Renda  at Empty Circle Space, Brooklyn, NY. October 8 - November 8, 2020. Photos: Go Sugimoto


Dithering  at Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA. September 29 - October 17, 2020. Photos: Moskowitz Bayse


Frottage Works at The National Arts Club, New York, NY. February 3 - 27, 2020