Cory Oberndorfer

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Cory Oberndorfer

Professorial Lecturer, Painting & Drawing, Studio Arts Program



Cory Oberndorfer has been exhibited nationally, including Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CA, Redux Contemporary Art Center and 4th Wall in Charleston, SC, Kayo Gallery in Salt Lake City, UT, and Flashpoint Gallery, G Fine Art, and the Katzen Arts Center in Washington, D.C. He has completed residencies in Charleston, SC, Johnson, VT, and Ålvik, Norway.


Current Exhibitions

  • 2018 Solo Installation at Metro Micro Gallery
  • Nov/Dec 2017 Curator of "Best Medicine" at Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery



  • 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011 Artist Fellowship Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
  • 2015 Public Art Funding, Arlington Public Art
  • 2015 City Arts Project Grant, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities



Featured in:

  • Washington Post
  • BMore Art
  • Washington City Paper
  • Charleston City Paper
  • DC Modern Luxury
  • Wooster Collective



BFA in 2-D Studio Art, Weber State University
MFA in Painting Studio Art, American University


Professional Organizations

  • Hillyer Art Space, Artist Advisory Committee
  • Washington Studio School, Artist Advisory Committee