1986 Born, Philadelphia, PA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



MFA, Glass, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture


BFA, Glass, Tyler School of Art at Temple University



The Remains, JTT, New York, NY


Doreen Garner, CAPRI, Düsseldorf, DE

She Is Risen, JTT, New York, NY

Doreen Garner: Alternative Modes of Penetration, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY (performance)


Doctor’s Hours, Larrie, New York, NY

Doreen Garner: Full Body, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Art in Buildings: Doreen Garner, AIB West 10th Window, New York, NY


Flora: Viscera, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Ether and Agony, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA


Removing the Veil: Vanity as Material for Incision, Essex Flowers, New York, NY

Surrogate Skin: The Biology of Objects, MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY

SHINY / RED / PUMPING, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


ABJECTION, Bannister Gallery, Providence, RI



Painting is Painting’s Favorite Food: Art History as Muse, South Etna, Montauk, NY. Curated by
Alison Gingeras


The Public Body, Artspace, Sydney, AU

Cell Count, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY. Curated by Kyle Croft and Asher Mones for Visual AIDS


White Man on a Pedestal, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

The Hela Project, The National Museum of African American History, Washington DC, National Center for Civil and Human Rights & Culture, Atlanta, GA

Emerging Artist Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Stranger Things, Outpost Gallery, Queens, NY

Sexual Fragments Absent, Paddles, New York, NY

Movement Research Festival, New York, NY


Something I Can Feel, Volta Art Fair, New York, NY. Curated by Derrick Adams

Subject To Capital, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

MAMI, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY


Young and Loving, S12 Gallery, Bergen, NO

Pussy Don’t Fail Me Now, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY

International Glass Prize, Glazen Huis Museum, Lommel, BE

New Work, Urban Glass Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Girl Bye, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Rashaad Newsome

Skowhegan Performs, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Black Ocean / Big Black Motherfucker, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

Rhode Island School of Design MFA Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center, Providence, RI

More Beautiful for Having Been Broken, List Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

Abstract Affinities, Find & Form Space, Boston, MA

It Doesn’t Show Signs of Stopping, AS220 Project Gallery, Providence, RI

Our Beloved Community, Expose Gallery, Providence, RI


The Gaze, Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, RI

Last Week, Benson Hall Gallery, Providence, RI

Body Talk, RISD Museum, Providence, RI



Musser, Amber Jamilla. Doreen Garner: The Remains, The Brooklyn Rail. February.


Borcherdt, Gesine. Doreen Garner, Blau International. Winter 2019/2020.

Tuazon, Ana. Doreen Garner's Visceral, Bodily Sculptures Confront Racial Trauma, Hyperallergic. May 20

Bradley, Paige K. Doreen Garner, Artforum. May 16

Press, Clayton. She Is Risen, Doreen Garner at JTT, New York, Forbes. May 13

F., J. Doreen Garner, The New Yorker. May 13

Malone, Callan. Gallery Peeping: The Best of May 2019, Cultured. May 6.

Kotecha, Shiv. The Shows To See Around Town During Frieze New York, Frieze. April 30.

Mitter, Siddhartha. Four Fearless Artists to See This Season, The New York Times. April 26.

Bracy, Emma. The Women Changing the Face of Contemporary Tattoo Culture, Man Repeller. March 28.

New York Close Up: Doreen Garner's Invisible Man Tattoo, Art21. February 20.


Armstrong, Annie. Joan Mitchell Foundation Names Recipients of 2018 Painters & Sculptors Grants, ArtNews. December 12.

Kelaita, Paul. The Public Body .03 Group Exhibition, Running Dog. October 12.

Russeth, Andrew. January: A Battleground, a Quartet, a Play, Lasers, Skiing, an Adovcado, a Hidden Show, ArtNews. September 13.

Thackara, Tess. These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward, Artsy. July 30.

Ugwe, Reggie. Is America Ready for the Mind of Terence Nance?, The New York Times. July 26.

Sussman, Anna Louie. What Sold at Art Basel in Basel, Artsy. June 17.

Olsen, Ivy & Stapley-Brown, Victoria. Three to see: New York, The Art Newspaper. June 8.

Gates, Anita. An All-Too-Brief Guide to Art Basel, New York Times. June 12.

Gerlis, Melanie. The best of Art Basel 2018, Apollo Magazine. June 8.

Gyarke, Lovia. Exploring Society and Black Bodies, New York Times. May 13.

Pruitt, Sharon Lynn. Here’s Why Feminists Are Celebrating The Dr. J. Marion Sims Statue Removal, Oxygen. April 18.

Greenberger, Alex. The Skin We’re In: Exhibitions Around New York Explore Changing Notions of the Human Body, ARTnews, March 12.

New York Close Up: Doreen Garner Sculpts Our Trauma, Art21. February 21.

Gittlen, Ariela. This Artist Built a Tattoo Parlor Dedicated to Black Pride. Artsy. February 1.

Thill, Vanessa. Doreen Garner and Kenya (Robinson). Artforum. February.


Muelrath, Forrest. Toppling the White Man on the Pedestal, Hyperallergic. December 21.

Steinhauer, Jillian. Two Artists Ask Why We Put White Men on Pedastals, Village Voice. December 12.

Fernandez, Toniann. White Man on a Pedestal, the Paris Review. November 29.

Garner, Doreen. Memory and Ritual: An Interview with Doreen Garner by Forrest Muelrath. Interview by Forrest Muelrath. Bomb. November 22.

30 Young Artists to Watch in 2018. Cultured Magazine. November.

Vogel, Wendy. Doreen Garner. ArtReview. September.

Embuscado, Rain. Art that Evokes the Uncanny Body, Hyperallergic. June 30.

Thill, Vanessa. Stranger Things, Artforum. June.

Colucci, Emily. But Whips and Chains Excite me: Black Female Sexuality and BDSM in “Sexual Framents Absent,” Filthy Dreams. May 11.

Farrell, Chris. Three Powerful Exhibits At Brooklyn’s African Diaspora Arts Museum. Bklyner. February 22.

da Costa, Cassie. The Podcast as Performance Art, The New Yorker. January.


Harakawa, Maya. MAMI. Artforum. November.

Tatum, Charlie. Some Nasty Things: Doreen Garner at Antenna, Pelican Bomb. October 27.

Sutton, Benjamin. The Pain and the Privilege of Dissecting Bodies. Hyperallergic. October 12.

Robinson, Kenya. Kenya (Robinson) on the Fate of Excellence. Blouin Artinfo. October 3.

Embuscado, Rain. 10 Exceptional Millennial Artists to Watch in 2016. Artnet. September 15.

Rafferty, Penny. BODY // Re-examining the White Supremacist Gaze: An Interview with Doreen Garner. Berlin Art Link. April 6.

Freeman, Anna. Should art created by women be called feminist art?, Dazed. April 6.

New York: 5 Early Career Artists You Should Know. Art Collector. April.


Palmer, Lauren. 20 Emerging Female Artists. Artnet. December 9.



Joan Mitchell Foundation, Grant Recipient

Recess, Sessions Artist in Residence


Socrates Sculpture Park, Emerging Artist Fellowship


Pioneer Works, Artists in Residence Fall session

Franklin Furnace Fund, Grant Recipient

Van Lier Fellowship, Wavehill

GAPP Visiting Artist, Toledo Museum of Art

Visiting Artist in Residence, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Winter Workspace Program Artist in Residence, Wavehill


Abrons Art Center, Artist in Residence 2015-16

Artist in Residence, S12 Glass Studio, Bergen, NO

Creative Glass Center of America, Visiting Artist, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Chrysler Museum of Art, Visiting Artist


LMCC Workspace Program

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award, Rhode Island School of Design

RISD / Skowhegan Scholarship


Wood Institute Fellowship Research Grant Recipient, College of Physicians of Philadelphia


Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY