Britny Wainwright (b. 1990) 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.
Britny 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, 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.
Britny currently serves as Director of Foundations Studies at Ohio State University as Visiting Assistant Professor where she teaches 3D, drawing, sculpture, and ceramics. She earned an MFA in ceramics from Ohio State University in 2017, and a BFA from Alfred University in 2012. From upstate New York, Britny now maintains a studio practice in Columbus, Ohio.