About

Renee van der Stelt is an artist & educator exhibited art work at venues throughout the U.S. and abroad. Select solo exhibitions include Neck of the Woods: Marrow at Elon University, What Lies Beneath, for China Hutch Projects, Borders and Migration: Shifting Geographies at Rogers Gallery, Berea College, KY, Recordings at Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington D.C., Sphere Chart & Site Drawings at GalleryOne, Ellensburg, WA, Veiled Geography: Impermanent Drawings at the University of Vermont, Projections: Line on Land at the Target Gallery in Alexandria, VA, and Global/Local at the Roswell Museum of Art, NM.

Select recent group exhibitions: FRESH! F&M Faculty Biennial at the Phillips Museum of Art, Recollections Black Rock Art Center, MD, +One, Goucher College, MD; 3 Strategies for Surprise, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD; Interval at GrizzlyGrizzly, Philadelphia, PA; Out of the Blue at Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, NL; Converge at FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY; Checks & Balances at HEREart, NY.

Collaborations include: co-curated Draw itOUT! with Gerald Ross, Director of Exhibitions at Maryland Institute College of Art. Drawing workshops at the Creative Alliance in Baltimore, (e)Merge Art Fair, Washington D.C. with Jassie Rios & Free[Space] Collective, Consolidated Landscapes with Jassie Rios at Delicious Spectacle, Washington D.C. and Drawing the Found Line: Jassie Rios & Renee van der Stelt at WIPSpace, Artisphere, Arlington, VA. This web site documents a pop-up exhibition resulting from Lenka Clayton’s “Motherhood Residency”. Artist’s RESUME

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Renee van der Stelt received an M.A. in art history and MFA in drawing and printmaking from the University of Iowa. She was resident artist at the MacDowell Colony, Roswell Artist in Residence program, Philadelphia Art Hotel, and Kaus Australis. Grants include the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Baltimore Office for the Promotion of the Arts, Maryland State Arts Council, TKF Foundation.

She teaches drawing at the Maryland Institute College of Art (2009-12 & presently), served as faculty mentor for the Low Residency MFA in Studio Art at MICA (2012-18), Visiting Assistant Faculty/Studio Art at Washington College, (2015-18), and was Visiting Assistant Professor/Drawing at Franklin & Marshall in Lancaster, PA (2018-19).

Previous to teaching, Renee worked as museum educator, registrar & occasional curator at the Walker Art Center, El Museo del Barrio, CADVC/UMBC, and Kohl Gallery.