Chawky Frenn

Chawky Frenn
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Associate Professor, School of Art, CVPA

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-2187
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Art and Design Building
Room 2031
Mail Stop: 1C3


Chawky Frenn received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1985 and completed his MFA at Tyler School of Art of Temple University in 1988. His work was featured in solo and group exhibits in galleries and museums across the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Paraguay, and India. He received critical acclaim from The New York Times, NY ARTS, Art New England, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and others. He is the author of “100 Boston Painters” and “100 Boston Artists.” In 2017, Frenn was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Awards in India.


  • MFA, Painting, Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia, PA, 1988
  • MA, 1985
  • BFA, Mass College of Art and Design in Boston

Specialist Areas:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Figure Drawing
  • Figurative Painting