CONTACT
Email      renznco@gmail.com


EDUCATION
2015       Parsons The New School for Design, New York City (Provost Scholarship)
MFA in Photography
Graduated
2012 School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore
BFA in Photography and Digital Imaging
Graduated
2003 School of Design, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Diploma in Interior Architecture and Design
Graduated


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016       Nonspace, Recess Gallery, New York
2016       Moscow International Foto Awards, Moscow
2016       Harper's BAZAAR Art Prize, Robinsons The Heeren, Singapore
2015       PUSH PULL, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, New York
2015       The Body Collection Exposure Award, Louvre Museum, Paris
2015       Hyphen, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia
2015 Future Projections, Auckland Festival of Photography, Silo Park, New Zealand
2014       PHOTOFEAST, University Center Lobby, Parsons New School of Design, New York
2014 The New Academy, WAH Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York
2014 Photoville 2014, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York
2014 First Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, New York
2014 Made in China, Brooklyn Fire Proof, New York
2013 Photoville 2013, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York
2013 13th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Shanxi Province, China
2013 Conversations with the Everyday, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gillman Barracks, Singapore
2013 PORTRAITS - ポートレイトの新しい息吹, Theory of Clouds Gallery & Community Worldwide, Kobe, Japan
2012 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2012 12th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Shanxi Province, China
2012 ADM Show 2012: A Reflective Dialogue, 2902 Gallery, Singapore
2011 Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards, MAP KL White Box Gallery, Malaysia
2011 Incandescent : Shedding light on the Cultures and Caves of Yunan, 2902 Gallery, Singapore
2010 Asian Mosaics, 2nd Singapore International Photography Festival, City Square Mall, Singapore
2010 International Orange Photo Festival, Changsha City, Orange Island, China
2010 The Crowbar Awards, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
2010 5TH Ngee Ann Photography Exhibition, Ngee Ann Cultural Centre, Singapore
2010 Variegated Realities, Alliance Francaise de Singapour SOCIETE GENERALE Private Banking Gallery, Singapore
2008 Singapore Young Photographer Award, The National Museum of Singapore, Singapore


AWARDS
2016       Moscow International Foto Awards, Honorable Mention
2016       Harper's BAZAAR Art Prize, Grand Prize Winner
2013       The Provost Scholarship, Parsons The New School For Design
2012 Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography, 2nd Prize
2011 The Crowbar Awards, Still Life, Nature and Landscape Photography Category, Silver
2011 Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards, People’s Choice, Winner
2010 Project Shutter, United Nations Association of Singapore, Winner
2010 The Crowbar Awards, Still Life, Nature and Landscape Photography Category, Bronze
2009 Scene By Scene, an Asia Pacific Screen Awards production in association with CNN, Winner
2008 Singapore Young Photographer Award, Architecture Category, Merit


ARTIST TALK
2015       PHOTOFEAST, University Center Parsons The New School for Design, New York
2014       Anglo-Chinese School (International), Singapore
2014 National Library, Singapore
2013 Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2013 13th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Shanxi Province, China
2012 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival, National Museum of Singapore
2012 Student Education Program “Conversation with the Black Box”, Maris Stella High School, part of the 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2012 China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China
2012 12th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Shanxi Province, China
2012 ADM Graduation show, 2902 Gallery, Singapore
2011 “I Am Talented”, as part of Project Inspire organized by United Nations Association of Singapore


PUBLICATIONS & FEATURES
2016       Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore, BAZAAR Art, January Issue, Singapore
2015       PUSH PULL, Parsons MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition catalog, New York
2015 Portraiture Collection, The Exposure Award
2014 ISO Magazine #12: TRACES, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, New York
2013 THE BUSINESS TIMES, Zooming in on young artists, May 17, 2013, Singapore
2012 artitute, online Art review, October 2012, Singapore
2012 WEEKENDER, October 12 - 18 Issue, Singapore
2012 TimeOut, MPAS consumer Magazine of the Year, September Issue, Singapore
2012 LIFESTYLE, Singapore’s Most Read, Largest Circulating Journal, October Issue
2012 Vol. 244 die horen, German Literary Quarterly
2010 May Issue #6, Confabulation, Asia’s Contemporary Art Magazine, Singapore
2010 Culture Push; online local Artist Directory, Singapore