Michele Fenniak

Adjunct Faculty


Michele Fenniak at Forum Gallery

Fenniak received her BFA from Queen’s University (Ontario) and her MFA from Yale University. Her work has been exhibited in Museums throughout the US including the Frye Museum of Art (Seattle), Arkansas Arts Center (Little Rock) and Cornell Fine Arts Museum (Winter Park). She is a recent recipient of the Pollock-Krasner grant. Fenniak’s enigmatic paintings of people in undefined, mysterious settings speak to the ambiguity of personal experience and the tenuousness of social order. The stories, or narratives, in this ambitious artist’s work are frequently indefinite and always obliquely expressed. She has taught at Pratt Institute (New York), the Fashion Institute of Technology (New York) and the New York Academy of Art (New York). She is represented by Forum Gallery (New York).

"The figure is nothing unless you can twist it around like a strange miracle."

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