EDUCATION

2015 – 2018          University of Wisconsin Madison - Madison, WI                          MA, MFA - Art Department - Wood

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

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS & GRANTS

2017                  2018 Russell and Paula Panzcenko 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  “Women in the Visual Arts"  Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

2004                  Certificate of Merit Award: The “Women in the Visual Arts”  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

2018                 Chazen Museum of Art

                              https://www.chazen.wisc.edu/index.php?/events-calendar-demo/event/derriere-works-by-michele-marti/

2015                 American Craft Magazine - American Craft Digital bonus - The Furniture Issue

                              https://issuu.com/americancraft/docs/acm10012015-issuu/30

2014                 American Craft Magazine - Issue 3 Volume 14

2014                 American Craft Magazine - Issue 2 Volume 74           

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/

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018                    Thinking Through Making  Faculty and Alumni Work from CCA Furniture Program, San Francisco, CA

2018                    Derriére  Masters of Fine Art Exhibition Chazen Museum of Art, Madison WI

2018                    Response  68 Jay Street Bar Brooklyn, NY

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

 

Teaching and Professional Experience

2015 - 2018           University of Wisconsin Madison  Wood Shop Monitor

2016 - 2017           Project Assistant  Tom Loeser

2015                       Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Chair Workshop Assistant: Russell Baldon

2014 – 2015          California College of the Arts  Metal Shop / Fabrication Studio Manager.

2014 – 2015          John Murray Productions  Event Design and Production / Woodwork, Fabrication, and Installation 

2013                       Thylacine Exhibition Preparation  Woodworking/ Fabrication, Upholstery, Museum/ Gallery Installation

2013                       Australian National University School of Art  Teaching Introduction to Woodworking; Undergrad level & Adult Extended Education.

2011 – Current      Michele Marti Studios  Regeneration, Fabrication, Woodworking, and Upholstery.

2011 - 2013           Dylan Gold Studios  Project Manager, Furniture Maker, Fabricator

2011 – 2012          California College of the Arts  Assistant Studio Manager

2011 - 2012           Mandan Designs  Assistant Upholsterer, Furniture Maker, Fabricator

2010                      California College of the Arts: Teacher Assistant  Intro to Furniture: Teacher Assistant - Russell Baldon

2010                      San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  40th Anniversary Chair Workshop

2009                      California College of the Arts: Teacher Assistant  Chair Class: Teacher Assistant - Russell Baldon

2009                      California College of the Arts: Teacher Assistant  Cabinet Class: Teacher Assistant - Donald Fortescue 

2007 – 2011         California College of the Arts: Model Shop, Wood Shop, Sculpture Shop Monitor  Eyes and Ears of the Shop, Student Assistance, Ensure the Safety of Fellow                                            Students, Assistance, and Maintenance.