EDUCATION

2015 – Current              University of Wisconsin Madison - Madison, WI                         Study Towards Masters of Fine Arts - Wood

2007 – 2011                  California College of The Arts - San Francisco, CA.                    Graduated with Recognition – BFA Furniture Design

EXHIBITIONS

2017                              "Arguing With the Wall" University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2017                              "LOG" Wood Area Review Show - University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2017                              "Ways of Breathing" Masters of Art Exhibition University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2016                              "Big Ten[T]" Arthelix Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016                              “The Jettisoned Object”  University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

 2016                              “Taxonomy”  University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2016                               “Lasagna” - Second Year Review University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2015                               “Standard Deviation” - First Year Review University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2015                                “Emissaries”  University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2015                                “Tunnel Vision”  University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

 2015                                “First Years Baby!”  University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

 2014                                “New Territories” Laboratories for Design, Craft, and Art in Latin America, New York, NY

 2014                                Oax-i-fornia: Del Ida y Vuelta: Deseño Contemporaneo en Mexico, Mexico City, MX

2013                                “NonVerbal Cues”  Maaike – Furniture Resurrection, Sydney, AU

2013                                “NonVerbal Cues”  Australian National University School of Art, Canberra,AU

2012                                “Curiosities”  Rock, Paper, Scissors Collective, Oakland, CA

2012                                Arkitektura’s Design Assembly  Design/ Make Furniture From The Bay, San Francisco, CA

2012                                Art Murmur (April & May) Era Art Bar, Oakland CA

2011                                “Bay Area Now 6” Yuerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2011                                “USE ME” Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011                                “Family Tree - 65 Years of Fine Wood Working in Northern California” Petaluma Arts Center, Petaluma, CA

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS & GRANTS

2017                  Chazen Museum Prize,Madison, WI.

2017                  Education Graduate Research Scholar - Advanced Opportunity Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI.

2015                  Education Graduate Research Scholar - Advanced Opportunity Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI.

2013                  Australian National University Research School of Humanities and the Arts External Researcher Travel Grant: Australian National University, Canberra, AU.

2010                  Sam Maloof Scholarship: Anderson Ranch Summer Session, Snowmass, CO.

2010                  Faculty Honors Scholarship: California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA.

2009                  Faculty Honors Scholarship: California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA.

2008                  BRCH Foundation Scholarship: Boca Raton, FL.

2008                  Faculty Honors Scholarship: California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA.

2007                  Faculty Honors Scholarship: California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA.

2007                  Deans List: Palm Beach Community College, Boca Raton, FL.

2006                  Deans List: Palm Beach Community College, Boca Raton, FL.

2004                  The Scholastic Art & Writing Gold Key Award: The Art institute of Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004                  Honorable Mention Award: The “Women in the Visual Arts,” Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004                  Certificate of Merit Award: The “Women in the Visual Arts,” Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004                  Scholastic Achievement Award: Portfolio III, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004                  Scholastic Achievement Award: Jewelry, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

RESIDENCIES

2013                  Australian National University Research School of Humanities and the Arts External Researcher Travel Grant: Australian National University, Canberra, AU.

PRESS

2015                  American Craft Magazine

2014                  American Craft Magazine

2014                  American Craft Magazine           

2013                  Sex is just part of the furniture – Canberra Times. Warden I.   

                             http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/sex-is-just-part-of-the-furniture-20130612-2o4a0.html

2013                  Franken-Furniture artist gets creative at art school 

                              http://news.anu.edu.au/2013/05/03/franken-furniture-artist-gets-creative-at-art-school/

2012                  AD London Style

2012                  Rover picking up hacker – maker creations – San Francisco Chronicle  

                              http://www.sfgate.com/homeandgarden/article/Rover-picking-up-hacker-makercreations-3985617.php#page-2

2011                  Please sit… CCA star student Michele Marti talks about rejuvenating Victorian chairs by spreading their legs and getting very naughty…

                            http://genevaanderson.wordpress.com/tag/michele-marti-curious-sofa/