Lee Renninger is an autodidact and U.S,-based, installation artist working primarily in porcelain. Her conceptual focus is on the personal—bringing form to questions about both our internal and external states.
Exhibition venues include the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, the Mint Museum, Charlotte, the Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria, Australia, and the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson.
Awards include a Pollock-Krasner Grant and a Jane Crater Hiatt Fellowship.
She has been an artist-in-residence at the Kohler Company in Wisconsin; the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France; the McColl Center for Art and Innovation in North Carolina; and the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.
Commissions include works for the Potawatomi Hotel in Milwaukee, French Quarter Hiatt Hotel in New Orleans, and the St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta.
Her work was most recently published in Picturing Mississippi 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise by the Mississippi Museum of Art, The Ceramics Bible by Louisa Taylor, and Contemporary Ceramics by Emmanuel Cooper.
It is held in both public and private collections including those of Fidelity Investments, Ally Bank, Kohler Company, the Mississippi Museum of Art, and the Shepparton Art Museum.
CV available upon request.