About

Wren is an abstract visual artist who works in painting and digital media, depending on the project. Master of Fine Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Master of Arts on the role of art in human rights at the University of Minnesota. She is a noted speaker and educator on art, education, inclusion, storytelling and peace,  for example as a panelist on Artists as Peacemakers at last year’s Nobel Peace Prize Forum. She has exhibited widely, including Art Basel Miami, Budapest, Bogotá, and the US. 

To see current work on view as of summer 2019: 

Soft time, a show of 10 works, half of them new, at the University of Minnesota Physicians Mill City Clinic gallery 901 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Curator Donna Bruni Cox

First We Removed our Shoes, a painting installed indefinitely in 2017 at the Tychman Shapiro Gallery, second floor installation, in Sabes Jewish Community Center, Cedar Lake Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Commissioned/organized by the University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies Center, and curated by the Tychman Shapiro Gallery Art Director, Robyn Awend for a 2017 exhibtion in [RE]Telling, Contemporary Responses to Artist Fritz Hirschberger with comments from Yad VAshem, Israel’s lead curator at large. 

Body of Water, a digital painting, included in the Hungarian Mini Video Art Festival, and on view at MAMŰ Galéria, Damjanich u. 39, 1071, Budapest , Hungary. Curated by Beata Szechy, Director of Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary. 

Wren is co-director of the University of Minnesota artist collabartive Voice to Vision. V2V produces artwork, workshops and related programming by storytellers about genocide and violent conflict through abstract art, for the reason of education and personal agency.

 

Studio visits by appointment:

Fallout Artists Initiative, Studio 18B
2601 2nd Ave North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55305
USA
jwrensupak@gmail.com