Irys Schenker received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1999. This same year she showed in the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary

 Art in the UK and at Kappatos Gallery in Athens, Greece. Other noted exhibitions have been at White Columns in NYC, the Newhouse Center

 for Contemporary Art in Snug Harbor and E31 Gallery in Athens, Greece.  Irys was chosen for the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum of the

 Arts in 2008 with the accompanying exhibition, How Soon is Now. Her work from that show was reviewed in TimeOUT NY. Her solo 

exhibition, “You’re a Big Girl Now,” showed at Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ in late 2010.