Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Corinne Spencer

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019

Corinne Spencer is a video and performance artist. She received her B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art + Design (2010) and attended Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture (2014). She has exhibited throughout the U.S., and has been the recipient of awards including a Franklin Furnace Fund Award (2017) and a St. Botolph Foundation Emerging Artists Award (2013). In 2015 she was commissioned by the city of Boston to present the first segment of her video installation work, HUNGER. Segments of HUNGER have since screened in the numerous exhibitions including Samson Projects at NADA NY (New York, NY, 2016), FEM_BODIED (Pittsburgh, PA, 2018), and Women Between Arts (New York, NY, 2018). Solo exhibitions include Like Muscle to the Bone, PearlArts (2016); This Eternal Thread, Inner Fields (2016); and HUNGER, BAAD! (2017).

While at MacDowell, Corinne created a new video and sound installation piece titled, TIME IS A RIVER which was shown at La MaMa, La Galleria in April 2019. This work will go on to be exhibited at Kniznick Gallery at Brandeis University.

Made at MacDowell

Fellow Works Supported by MacDowell

Time is a River (Video and sound installation)



Corinne Spencer worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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