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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

2023  Studio Residency Presentation, Adhesivo Contemporary, Mexico City

2022   NADA Miami Solo Booth with Moskowitz Bayse, Miami, FL

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


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

2020   Dithering, Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, 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.

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

2023 Armory Show 2023, Moskowitz Bayse Booth, NYC

           Group Exhibition at G/ART/EN, Como, Italia


           American Portraiture: Selling the Self, Morgan Presents, NYC  


          Twentysomethings, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

202Anthem-X, organized by Jared Owens & Malin Gallery, Mana Contemporary, Miami, FL

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

          Shin Gallery X Sun Potion Casita Pop-Up, Santa Barbara, CA

2021  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

2020  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


2022  Privacy Creep, Moskowitz Bayse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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


Adhesivo Contemporary, Mexico 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


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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