Craig Drennen is a painter based in Atlanta and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow. His recent solo exhibitions include Old Athenian & at Stove Works in Chattanooga, TN and First Acts at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta, GA. He has been an artist in residence at Yaddo, MacDowell, the Triangle Arts Foundation, DNA Provincetown, and Skowhegan. His work has been reviewed in Art in America, Artforum, and the New York Times. Drennen served as dean at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine for four years. He teaches at Georgia State University in Atlanta and manages THE END Project Space.


Since 2008 he has organized his studio practice around Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens.