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Marissa Saneholtz makes narrative based jewelry and objects using humor and sarcasm. She is co-founder of the Smitten Forum, an annual traveling residency program, and currently teaches at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Saneholtz’s work has been published in several books including Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin and Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox by Mark Fenn. Her work can be found in the collections of the Racine Art Museum, the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, the Enamel Arts Foundation in Los Angeles, CA, The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts in Little Rock, AR, and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA.
An acclaimed weekly lecture series brings in artists, designers, and critical theorists from around the world, broadening the students’ experiential base and complementing local offerings. All lectures and exhibitions are open to the general public free of charge. Unless otherwise indicated, all events are on Tuesday evenings from 5-6pm. The Tuesday Night Lecture Series is hosted by the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery.
For more info, visit sjsu.edu/thompsongallery
caption: Marissa Saneholtz, It was a reminder of what had happened., Brooch, Copper, enamel, sterling silver, pearls, silk, stainless steel pin wire, 2016.