Adrianne Wortzel (b. 1941, New York) began pursuing art as a scholarship student at the Brooklyn Museum Art School from 1956-1963. She went on to receive her BFA from Brooklyn College in Fine Arts in 1963 and her MFA in 1995 from the School of Visual Arts in Computer Arts. She studied with Ad Reinhardt, Burgoyne Diller, Mark Rothko, Jimmy Ernst, and Louise Bourgeois, among others.
Wortzel’s work has been supported by the National Science Foundation; Eyebeam Art and Technology Center; the Swiss Artists-in-Labs Program; the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory-University of Zurich; Dora Maar Foundation, Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, Greenwall Foundation; New York Foundation for the Arts, NYSCA, Thoughtworks Arts, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.
Selected venues Wortzel has exhibited at include the Whitney Museum of American Art, Asheville Art Museum, Imagine Science Film Festival, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, MIT Vera List Center, and the Moderna Museet-Stockholm.
Wortzel lives and works in New York.