Britny Wainwright

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Britny Wainwright

Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of Foundations Studies

258C Hopkins Hall


  • MFA Ohio State University
  • BFA Alfred University

Britny Wainwright is a sculptor who uses ceramics, fiber, and mixed materials to abstract and draw meaning from domestic objects. Deeply invested in feminist material culture she advocates for assertive decorative language in the gallery. 

Wainwright has shown work at Weston Gallery in Cincinnati, OH, Olin Gallery in Washington, PA, Vinegar Contemporary in Birmingham, AL, ROY G BIV Gallery in Columbus, OH, VisArts in Rockville, MD, New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT, The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR among others. She has held residencies at Watershed Center for The Ceramic Arts in Edgecomb ME, Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY, and The Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, VA. She is a cofounder of Dream Clinic Project Space in Columbus, OH.

Wainwright received a MFA in ceramics from Ohio State University in 2017, and a BFA from Alfred University in 2012.

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