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CURRICULUM VITÆ

EDUCATION

Post - Graduate:
2014 - 2015
        Laureate
        Higher Institute for Fine Arts (post-graduate research institute), Ghent; Belgium (BE)
        graduation date: December 31, 2015

Master's degree: 
2011 - 2013    
        Master of Autonomous Fine Art
        Saint Joost - Academy for Art and Design, 's-Hertogenbosch / Breda (NL)
        graduation date: July 3, 2013

Bachelor's degrees:
1999 - 2004
    
        Architecture, High Honors
        Bachelor of Arts
        graduation date: May 22, 2004

1999 - 2004    
        Art Practice, Honors
        Bachelor of Arts
        University of California at Berkeley, College of Letters and Science (US)
        graduation date: May 22, 2004

pre-Bachelor
1998    
        Graphic Design and Illustration courses
        Academy of Art University | San Francisco Art School, California (US)

EXHIBITIONS (*SOLO)

2017
There is Always an Alternative, Platform 102; Brussels, Belgium [forthcoming: Fall 2017]
WARP Contemporary Art Platform (Wase Artistieke Projecten); Sint Niklaas, Belgium [forthcoming: Fall 2017]
Traumdepot: Plastik/ Kunstoff, Tramdepot Burgernziel Bern, Switzerland. 
    Curators: Ute Winselmann Adatte and Marianne Reich Arn 
    [forthcoming: September 17 - October 29, 2017)
*Summerbar Programmation, M HKA - Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst; Antwerp, Belgium - cancelled: budgeting
Antwerp Art Weekend - film/ video screening; DE Studio; Antwerp, Belgium 
Small Works, Hammerfriar; Healdsburg, California

2016
Unterseeboot über Malermeister - Retrospective of painter Guy Van Bossche, Cultural Center Mechelen; Mechelen, Belgium 

2015
Sixth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art; Moscow, Russia
*Tramaine de Senna, Art Center Hugo Voeten; Herentals, Belgium 
HISK Open Studios, HISK; Ghent, Belgium
The Fallibility of Formulation, Cruz & Gomez; Genk, Belgium
HISKcafé at Art Brussels, Art Brussels; Brussels, Belgium

2014
Project X(averius)/ Vreemde Gasten 2014, Xaverius Kerk; Amersfoort, the Netherlands
*Tramaine de Senna - Public View, Platform 102; Brussels, Belgium
HISK Open Studios, HISK, Ghent, Belgium
Tramaine de Senna | Dirk Braeckman | Minnette Vári, Club Solo (Breda, NL)/ M HKA (Antwerp, BE)/ Hotel Holiday Inn (Amsterdam, NL), 10th Kunstvlaai 2014; Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Artist on Demand, HISKcafé at Art Brussels, Art Brussels; Brussels, Belgium
*The Appearance of Things, SALON2060; Antwerp, Belgium

2013
*Retrospective – The Construction of Appearances, Hammerfriar Gallery; Healdsburg, California
The Static Also Is Trusted - MFA Graduation Exhibition, Sint Joost | AKV, deSERVICEGARAGE; Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012
Kunstvlaai 2012/ Inexactly This; Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The Other – MFA Exhibition, St. Joost | AKV; 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
*Window Display, Galerie De Aanschouw / de Schouw; Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Lust, Fotoacademie Rotterdam; Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Lake Hope, Tupajumi@Supermarket Art Fair; Stockholm, Sweden

2011
FITAX750 @ TENT, Tupajumi Foundation; Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Boxed In: A Small Works Show, The Quicksilver Mine Co.; Forestville, California
Emerging Artists Museum Show, EVA Award, Sonoma County Museum; Santa Rosa, California

2010
*I LOVE CAULK FROSTING PAINTINGS, Das Künstlerhaus S11; Solothurn, Switzerland
Mondo Gordo Porno Trasho, Buddha’s Palm Gallery; Sebastopol, California
State of Spring 2010, Hammerfriar Gallery; Healdsburg, California
*Body Building Bunnies, Hammerfriar Gallery; Healdsburg, California

2009
Everything (et. al), Metro Arts Galleries; Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Ficken 3000; Berlin, Germany. Curator: Gaby Billis
Open Studios - Autumn, Kunsthaus GlogauAIR; Berlin, Germany
Project Gestalt Berlin, Kunsthaus GlogauAIR; Berlin, Germany
New Work, Hammerfriar Gallery; Healdsburg, California
The Quicksilver Mine Co.; Forestville, California

2008
*The Butcher Boutique, 20 GOTO 10 / 679 Geary Street; San Francisco, California
Group Show, Buddha’s Palm Gallery; Sebastopol, California
Trigger Collective, 111 Minna Gallery; San Francisco, California
*Disgust and Desire, Frame of Mind; Forestville, California

2006
Emerging Artists and Friends, Blue Gum Barn; Santa Rosa, California

2004
Honors Art Show, Worth Ryder Gallery; Berkeley, California

2003
Honors Art Show, Worth Ryder Gallery; Berkeley, California

2002
Goodnight Box, Worth Ryder Gallery; Berkeley, California

2001
The Dirt Show: Works in Ceramics, Worth Ryder Gallery; Berkeley, California. Curator: Richard Shaw

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
2016 - 2017
Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten; Amsterdam, the Netherlands - cancelled: budgeting
2015
Sundaymorning@ekwc, EKWC - Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum; 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands - cancelled: budgeting
2011
The Chalk Hill Artist Residency, Windsor / Healdsburg; California

2010
Altes Spital Solothurn; Solothurn, Switzerland
Jurors: Director of Art Residency Altes Spital Solothurn; Gabriella V. Affolter, Kreativwerkstatt factory008, Leuzigen; Fränze Aerni, Cultural dispositions, Solothurn; Member of the executive board Künstlerhaus S11 Solothurn; Thomas Steinbeck, Kurt Stalder Architekturforum Touringhaus, Solothurn; Felix Flury, Galerie SO, Solothurn; Roswitha Schild, Kunstverein Solothurn.

2009
GlogauAIR gGmbH; Berlin, Germany

2008 - 2011
Maker Faire, MAKE: Magazine; San Mateo, California; and Austin, Texas

PROJECTS
2017
AZ Alma Ziekenhuis, Wachtkamers/ Waiting Rooms; Eeklo, Belgium 
AZ Alma Ziekenhuis, Atrium; Eeklo, Belgium

TEACHING

2016 
Guest Advisor for first and second year M.F.A. students pertaining to theoretical and practical research, Spring, Sint Joost / AKV, Den Bosch (NL)
2001 - 2003
Subjects: Architecture and Art, Oxford Elementary School; Berkeley, California

BURSARIES, GRANTS, and AWARDS
• Award for Beer Coaster Design, Duvel Moortgat Brewery, Belgium. 2014
• Bursary/ Scholarship, Sint Joost Akademie; Breda/ 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands (NL). 2013
• Bursary/ Scholarship, Sint Joost Akademie; Breda/ 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands (NL). 2012
• Grant, Emerging Visual Artist Award from the Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County; Santa Rosa, California.
Jurors: Apsara DiQuinizio, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco, CA); Betti-Sue Hertz, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA); and Sharon Maidenberg, Headlands Center for the Arts (Sausalito, CA). 2010
• Honors Studio Award, U.C. Berkeley, California. Spring 2004
• Honors Studio Award, U.C. Berkeley, California. Fall 2003
• Scholarships, ArtsBridge America, U.C. Berkeley, California. Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003
• Second Place/Mark of Excellence for Editorial Cartooning, Society of Professional Journalists, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2002
• National First Place Winner for Design Advertisement competition, The Marin Institute, Marin, California. 1999
• First Place Advertisement Design award competition, Fighting Back Partnership, Vallejo, California. 1999

TALKS and INTERVIEWS
• Artist Talk. Toekomstmarkt. Sint Joost; 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. 29 January 2016.
• Artist Talk with Laure Cottin Stefanelli. Spinnerei; Leipzig, Germany. 01 July 2015.
• Studio Talk with Vincent Geyskens and Oscar van den Boogaard. HISK Open Studios. 30 May 2015.
• DeGeyter, Bert. Interview with Tramaine de Senna. UrGent.fm 105.3- radio University of Ghent. 27 May 2015. Radio.
• Studio Talk with Martin Germann and Oscar van den Boogaard. HISK Open studios. 26 May 2014.
• Artist Talk. “The Construction of Appearances.” Hammerfriar Gallery; Healdsburg, California. 09 November 2013.
• Mini-Symposium with Guest Artist Maria Pask. "Where Things Don`t Move." Kunstvlaai 2012/ Inexactly This; Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 01 December 2012.
• Guest Speaker. “Alternative Careers Outside Architecture.” College of Environmental Design, U.C. Berkeley; Berkeley, California. 19 April 2011. 
• Artist Panel Discussion / Lecture Series, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, California. 4 March 2011. 
• Artist Talk, Das Künstlerhaus S11, Solothurn; Switzerland (CH). 31 October 2011. 
• Artist Talk, Altes Spital Solothurn, Solothurn; Switzerland (CH). 10 August 2011. 

PUBLICATIONS, ARTICLES, and REVIEWS
• Vermaercke, Beatrijs. Unterseeboot über Malermeister / Kunstenaar: Guy Van Bossche. Gent: Borgerhoff and Lamberigts nv, 2016. Print.
•  "It Takes Two to Make an Accident."  Beveren-Leie: Cassochrome, 2015. Print.
• "HISK GENT 2015." Open studios booklet. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Print, pp. 18 - 19.
• "HISK 2015: Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten." Newspaper for Art Brussels and Open studios. Ghent, Belgium. Print, p. 24.
• "The Institute." Tielt: The Lannoo Publishing Group, 2015. Print, pp. 161, 581.
• "HISK GENT 2014." Open studios booklet. Ghent, Belgium, 2014. Print, pp. 18 - 19.
• "HISK 2014: Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten." Newspaper for Art Brussels and Open studios. Ghent, Belgium. Print, p. 2
• Hendrix, Niek. "Eindexamen Expositie; AKV/Sint Joost Masters (de Service Garage, The Static Also Is Electric)." www.lost-painters.nl. 27 June 2013 <http://www.lost-painters.nl/eindexamen-expositie-akvsint-joost-masters-de-service-garage-the-static-also-is-electric/>
• "Masters 2013 AKV | St. Joost", Masters graduation catalog, 2013, AKV | St. Joost Avans Hogeschool, Breda / `s-Hertogenbosch (NL), pp. 46 - 51.
• "Master Courses, Interdisciplinary Discussions and Debates," 2013, AKV | St. Joost Avans Hogeschool, Breda / `s-Hertogenbosch (NL), pp. 46 - 47.
Mohammadi, Goli. "Queen of Caulk." MAKE Magazine: Technology on Your Time, Volume 31 July 2012: 18 - 19. Print.
• Hackney, Brian. “Occidental Day-trip, Part 2.” Eye on The Bay. CBS. KPIX-TV, San Francisco. 28 April 2011
• Page, David Wesley. “A Material World” Morning News. Maverick Media. KSRO 1350, Santa Rosa. 16 February 2011 <http://soundcloud.com/tramainedesenna/02-16-2011-818am-a-material>.
• Daly, Suzanne. “A Material World: Tramaine de Senna creates, provokes with various media beyond the surface.” The North Bay Bohemian. 09 February 2011.
• "Sonoma County Artist Awards", catalog for Emerging Visual Artist Awards, 2011, Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California, pp. 6 - 7.
• Frauenfelder, Mark, "Tramaine de Senna's caulk frosting paintings," boingboing.net. 29 October 2010 <http://www.boingboing.net/2010/10/29/tramaine-de-sennas-c.html>.
• "Auf den Barock gekommen." Solothurner Zeitung 30 Oct. 2010: 29.
• Kaufman, Andreas. "Der Barock aus neuer Sicht: Gastkuenstlerin Das ornamentale Schaffen von Tramaine de Senna." Solothurner Zeitung. 12 Aug. 2010: 19.
• Giles, Gretchen, "Emerging Visions," The North Bay Bohemian. 27 January 2010 <http://www.bohemian.com/bohemian/01.27.10/arts-visual-1004.html>.
• Frauenfelder, Mark, “Tramaine de Senna: Double Dub,” boingboing.net. 2 September 2009 <http://boingboing.net/2009/09/02/tramaine-de-senna-do.htm>.
• Bright, Susie, “Suffer the Little Children... And Let Them Take Stitch.” Craft: 09 Magazine November 2008. 
• Freedman, Richard, “Artist ‘butchers’ her work,” Vallejo Times-Herald. 10 October 2008.
• Bamberger, Alan. artbusiness.com. October 4, 2008 <http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/1004>.
• Sanford, John. "Budwiser spoof 'Notwiser' may croak amid legal fears." The Fremont Argus. 28 Oct. 1999. n. pag. Print.
• Sanford John. " 'Notwiser' counter to Budweiser may croak anew." Oakland Tribune. 28 Oct. 1999. n. pag. Print.
• Sanford, John. " 'Notwiser' billboard refused display." Tri-Valley Herald. 27 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print. 
• Esquibel, Curtis L. "Board looks to boost anti-alcohol campaign." Pinole West County Times. 26 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print.
• Esquibel, Curtis L. "Board looks to boost anti-alcohol campaign." Walnut Creek Contra Costa Times. 26 Oct. 1999: A5. Print.
• Berbeo, Dominic. "Ban to face court challenge." Woodland Hills Daily News. 20 Oct. 1999: 4. Print. 
• Woo, Andrea. "Picking on Bud frog gets billboard banned." Bishop Inyo Register. 16 Oct. 1999: 12. Print. 
• "Ad parody billboard gets banned by company." Fairfield Republic. 15 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print.
• "Agency to halt billboard mocking of beer ad." San Jose Mercury-News. 15. Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print.
• "Billboard company refuses to post ads mocking Anheuser-Busch frogs." Grass Valley Union. 15 Oct. 1999: A3. Print.
• "Billboard firm refuses to post ads mocking Anheuser-Busch." Manteca Bulletin. 15 Oct. 1999: F-20. Print. 
• "Company refuses beer-mocking ads." Ontario's Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. 15 Oct. 1999: A11. Print. 
• "Company refuses to post billboards mocking Anheuser-Busch." Salinas Californian. 15 Oct. 1999: p. 8, C3. Print. 
• "Firm to halt billboards that mock beer ads." San Jose Mercury-News. 15 Oct. 1999. n. pag. Print. 
• "Froggy ads croaked." Santa Rosa Press Democrat. 15 Oct. 1999: p. 8, B3. Print. 
• "Frogs winning billboard dispute." Lompoc Record. 15 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print. 
• "Hopping mad over take on anti-drinking ad." Hollister Free Lance. 15 October 1999: F-20. Print.
• Woo, Andrea. "Billboard company rejects anti-alcohol ad." San Francisco Examiner. 15. Oct. 1999. n. pag. Print.
• "Anti-Budweiser Sign." Eyewitness News. KPIX-TV San Francisco. 15 Oct. 1999: 12:19PM, 4s. Television.
• News. KCAL-TV Los Angeles. 15 Oct. 1999: 03:32PM. Television
• "Notwiser Billboard." News Center 4 Daybreak. KRON-TV San Francisco. 15 Oct. 1999: 5:34AM, 15s. Television.
• "Billboard Ban in Oakland." WB20 News At Ten. KBWB-TV San Francisco. 14 Oct. 1999: 10:36PM, 15s. Television.
• WB20 News At Ten. KBWB-TV San Francisco. 14 Oct. 1999: 10:29PM; 15s. Television.
• "Ad pulled from East Bay by Eller Media because it mocks one of it's clients; Budweiser." Eyewitness News. KPIX-TV San Francisco. 14 Oct. 1999: 05:12PM, 2m 13s. Television.
• Eyewitness News. KPIX-TV San Francisco. 14 Oct. 1999: 6:03AM, 1m 30s. Television.
• News. WBBM-TV Chicago. 12 Oct. 1999: 7:58AM, 30s. Television. 
• News Center 4 Nightbeat. KRON-TV San Francisco. 11 Oct. 1999: 11:28PM, 4m. Television. 
• Woo, Andrea. "Anti-booze ad billboard battle." San Francisco Examiner. 14 Oct. 1999: A19, A21. Print. 
• Freedman, Richard. "Anti-Budweiser poster rejected." Vallejo Times-Herald. 13 Oct. 1999: A1-2. Print.
• Uranga, Rachel. "Anti-beer campaign hits a snag." Contra Costa Times. 08 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print. 
• Uranga, Rachel. "Richmond woman's anti-beer ad campaign hits a snag." Pleasanton Valley Times. 08 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print. 
• "Supervisor Wants to Sue Billboard Firms." San Francisco Chronicle. 08 Oct. 1999: n. pag. Print. 
• McGowan, Ross. Interview. Mornings on 2. FOX. KTVU-TV, Oakland. September 1999.
Monday Morning Report: Alcohol Research Information Service, 21 Jun. 1999: 23 (12), 1 - 3. ISSN 0891-8651. Print.
• “Bud Frogs.” Interview. Morning Drive Time. CBS. KCBS 740 AM Radio, San Francisco. 29 April 1999. 
• Stamborski, Al. "Busch meeting bucks trend." St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 29 Apr. 1999: C1 - 2. Print.
• Jennings, Cheryl. News story. ABC 7 News. Disney/ABC. KGO-TV 7, San Francisco. 28 April 1999. 
 Roman, Tomas. News story. Newscenter 4 at 5. NBC. KRON-TV 4, San Francisco. 28 April 1999. 
• Beatty, Sally and Suzanne Vranica. "Fighting Bud Frogs." The Wall Street Journal. 23 Apr. 1999: B2. Print.
• Edell, Dr. Dean. “Alcohol Advertising.” Newstalk Radio. Disney/ABC. KGO AM 810, San Francisco. 23 April 1999. 
• McGowan, Ross. “Anti-Alcohol Billboard Controversy.” Mornings on 2. FOX. KTVU-TV, Oakland. April 1999. 
• “April Proclaimed ‘Alcohol Awareness Month.' ” Baker City Recorder-Courier. 1999.
• Freedman, Richard, “Last can for the beer frogs,” Vallejo Times-Herald. April 1999.
• News story. CBS 5 Eyewitness News. CBS. KPIX-TV 5, San Francisco. April 1999.
• “No Friend of the Frogs.” San Francisco Chronicle. 1999.
• "'I Love Vallejo' winners get checks." Vallejo Times-Herald. 06 Apr. 1993. A7. Print.