Veronica Frenning received her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught at Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement since 2010, as well as SUNY Nassau Community College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Beacon Center/Grand Street campus in Brooklyn.

Frenning has participated in residencies at Bamboo Curtain Studio (Taipei), Abrons Arts Center (NYC), Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop (NYC), and the Edward F. Albee Foundation (Montauk). She has also participated in the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and is a recipient of a Jerome Travel and Study Grant.

Her recent exhibitions include Object Migrations (Proteus Gowanus), Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial (Wave Hill/Bronx Museum of the Arts), Can’t Hear the Revolution (Kunsthalle Galapagos), Signs of our Times Croatia (Mobius Gallery), AIRspace2011 (Abrons Arts Center), Naming the Animals (Curious Matter), and An Exchange with Sol LeWitt (MASS MoCA).

Frenning has been selected for a SPARC residency at Hudson Guild. During her SPARC residency, Frenning hopes to bring a fresh art experience to older adults through working in clay. She will conduct a series of workshops designed with the specific interests of the participants in mind. At the end of the residency, the finished ceramic pieces will be exhibited at the Hudson Guild Art Gallery.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist