Craig Drennen

CraigDrennen_staring at cobraCraig Drennen is an artist based in Atlanta, GA.  He is represented by Samsøn gallery in Boston.  His most recent solo exhibition was “Craig Drennen Is Awful” at helper in Brooklyn, NY.  He has shown in the VoltaBasel art fair in Basel, Switzerland, the MACO art fair in Mexico City, the NEXT art fair in Chicago, and the Untitled art fair in Miami.  His work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art in America, and The New York Times.  He teaches at Georgia State University, served as dean of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and is on the board of Art Papers magazine. Since 2008 he has organized his studio practice around Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens. Learn more on his website here.  As well as here.

Drennen_SCHRECKLICH_AWFUL_performance_May9 2015

SCHRECKLICH Inside helper & AWFUL Inside helper performance , 1 hour, 15 min, May 9, 2015 as part of “Craig Drennen Is Awful” at helper, Brooklyn, NY (This piece is dedicated to the character of Apemantus.)

Drennen_HELLO ABA_oil&alkyd on canvas_52inches x 40inches_2014

HELLO ABA, oil and alkyd on canvas, 52 x 40 inches, 2014 (This piece is dedicated to the character of Poet.)