Reni Gower is a Professor in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to her teaching and painting practice, she curates award winning traveling exhibitions. Her current project is Papercuts. Her art work has been showcased at international and national venues for over 30 years. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a NEA / SECCA Southeastern Artist Fellowship and Virginia Commission for the Arts Project Grants. Her work is represented in various collections including the Library of Congress Print Collection; Pleasant Company / Mattel, Inc; the American Embassies in Lima, Peru and Osaka, Japan; Media General, Inc; and the Federal Reserve Bank. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University, a Master of Arts degree from University of Minnesota-Duluth, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Reni's ArtPrize Entries
These are Reni's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.