2014          Master of Fine Arts in Glass at Rhode Island School of Design - Providence RI

2014          Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture - Skowhegan, ME

2009          Bachelor of Fine Arts in Glass at Tyler School of Art of Temple University - Philadelphia PA


Selected Awards and Residencies

2018          Recess - Sessions Artist in Residence

2017          Socrates Sculpture Park - Emerging Artist Fellowship

2016           Franklin furnace Fund recipient

                    pioneer works studio residency program - pioneer works, Ny

                    GAPP Visiting artist Residency - Toledo Museum of Art, oh

                    Van Lier Fellowship award - Wavehill, Ny

                    WInter Workspace - Wavehill, Ny

2015           Abrons air space residency - Abrons Art center, ny

                    artist in residence - s12 Glass studio, Bergen norway

2014           LMCC Workspace Program 14-15 - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY

                    Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship Award - Rhode Island School of Design, ri

2013           Wood Institute Fellowship Research Grant - College of Physicians of Philadelphia

2012           Rhode Island School of Design Presidential Scholarship - Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship

2010           Creative Glass Center of America Fellowship - Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville NJ


Selected Exhibitions

2017            White man on a pedestal - Duo exhibition - Pioneerworks - brooklyn ny

                     The Hela Project - Group Exhibition - The National Museum of African American History,

                     Washington DC, National Center for Civil and Human Rights & Culture, Atlanta GA

                     Emerging Artist Exhibition - Group Exhibition - Socrates Sculpture Park - Queens NY

                     Stranger Things - Curator - Group Exhibition - OutPost Gallery, Queens, NY

                     Sexual Fragments Absent - Group Exhibition - Paddles - New York, NY

                     Movement Research Festival - Group Exhibition - New York, NY

                     Doreen Garner: Full Body - Solo Exhibition - George mason university - washington dc

                       Art In Buildings: Doreen Garner - AIB West 10th Window - New York NY


2016            Something I Can Feel - Group exhibtion - Volta Art Fair Curated by Derrick Adams -  Manhattan NY

                      Subject To Capital - Group Exhibition - Abrons Art Center, Manhattan NY

                       Ether and Agony - Solo Exhibition - Antenna Gallery, New Orleans LA

                       MAMI - Group Exhibition - Knockdown Center, Queens NY

                       removing the veil: vanity as material for incision - Solo exhibition - Essex flowers, New york ny    

                     FLORA : VISCERA - Solo Exhibition - Wavehill, Bronx NY

                       Surrogate Skin: The Biology of Objects - Duo Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art -  Brooklyn NY


2015            Young and Loving - Group Exhibition - S12 Gallery, Bergen Norway

                     Pussy Don't Fail Me Now - Group Exhibition - Cindy Rucker Gallery, Manhattan NY

                     New Work - group exhibition - Urban Glass Gallery, Brooklyn Ny

                    Gross Clinic - Glass Performance - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk VA

                    Body Politic: The Anatomy of the Grotesque - University Museum of Contemporary Art, MA

                    International Glass Prize - Group Exhibition - GlazenHuis Museum, Belgium

                    SHINY / RED / PUMPING - Solo Exhibition - Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia PA


2014           Girl Bye - Group Exhibition - Rush Arts Gallery, New York NY

                    Skowhegan Performs - Group Exhibition - Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens NY

                    Black Ocean / Big Black Motherfucker - Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

                    ABJECTION - Solo Exhibition - Bannister Gallery, Providence RI

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

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

                    Abstract Affinities - Group Exhibition - Find & Form Space, Boston MA

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

                    Our Beloved Community - Group Exhibition - Expose Gallery, Providence RI


2013           The Gaze - Group Exhibition - Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence RI

                    Last Week - Group Exhibition - Benson Hall Gallery, Providence RI

                    RISD Glass MFA Biennial - Group Exhibition - Sol Kofler Gallery, Providence RI

                    RISD Glass Triennial - Group Exhibition - Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence RI

                    Body Talk - Group Exhibition - Gelman Galery, RISD Museum Providence RI


2012           Mesh Semicolon - Group Exhibition - Brown University Hillel Gallery, Providence RI

2011           Vision: Creative Glass Center Alumni Biennial - Group Exhibition - Wheaton Fine Arts Gallery




The New Yorker - Cassie Da Costa - Article

Women & Performance Journal - Jared Richardson - Essay

Filthy Dreams - Emily Colucci - Essay


BLOUIN Art Info - Kenya (Robinson) -  article

ARTFORUM: November Issue 2016

VICE CREATOR’S PROJECT - Sean J. Patrick Carney - Knockdown Center’s Latest Show Celebrates Women Artists of the African Diaspora --

The Pelican Bomb - Charlie Tatum - Article

DAZED MAGAZINE - Anna Freeman - Should Art Created by Women Be Called Feminist Art? -

BERLIN ART LINK - Penny Rafferty - Re-examining the White Supremacist Gaze with Doreen Garner


ART COLLECTOR - Jessica Holbrun - Five Early Career Artists You Should Know


ARTNET - Lauren Palmer - Twenty Emerging Female Artists to Keep on Your Radar -

BRIC TV - Brooklyn Masquerading as the World; Episode 3 -

GLASS QUARTERLY - Andrew Page - Three Questions For Doreen Garner -

HUFFINGTON POST - Priscilla Frank - Fifteen Feminist Artists Respond to Censorship of Women’s Bodies Online -

BOMB MAGAZINE - Portfolio by Doreen Garner -

SHE/FOLK - Nico Mazza - Interview with Sculptor and Performance Artist Doreen Garner -

BUST MAGAZINE - Hanna Baxter - Fifteen Evocative Feminist Artworks That Address Female Body Censorship -


GLASS ART SOCIETY NEWSLETTER - Doreen Garner Summer 2014 Portfolio -

OUR RISD - Garner Masters Glass  -

OUR RISD - MFA Open Studio: “The Observatory” Performance Review  -