Marissa Saneholtz Artist Talk


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery

77 S. High Street

Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts

Columbus, OH 43215


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Join us at the Riffe Gallery on Thursday, June 14, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 pm to hear Marissa Saneholtz speak about her artwork as part of our programming for Women to Watch Ohio - 2018, on view May 3-July 7.


Marissa Saneholtz makes narrative based jewelry and objects using humor and sarcasm to undermine stereotypic gender roles and explore feminist ideas. She received her BFA from Bowling Green State University, where she now teaches as an instructor, and her MFA from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Previously she taught at East Carolina Universitys Italy Intensives Study Abroad Program in Certaldo, Italy, and at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, and worked as gallery manager and assistant studio manager at J. Cotter Galleries and Studio in Vail, Colorado. Her work has appeared in such books as Brigitte Martins Humor in Craft and Mark Fenns Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox and is in the McKenzie Price Permanent Collection at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Racine Art Museum in Racine, Wisconsin, and the Enamel Arts Foundation in Los Angeles, California.