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CURRICULUM VITÆ

b. San Francisco, California (US); lives and works in Antwerp (BE)


EDUCATION
Postgraduate:
2014 - 2015
Laureate
Higher Institute for Fine Arts (postgraduate research institute, two-year duration), Ghent; Belgium (BE)
graduation date: December 31, 2015

Graduate: 
2011 - 2013 
Master - Autonomous Fine Art
Saint Joost - Academy for Art and Design, 's-Hertogenbosch / Breda (NL)
graduation date: July 3, 2013
Thesis: “Appearances, Origins, the Eternal Repetition, and the Illusory: Writings on Mark Wigley, Jean Baudrillard, Umberto Eco, Roland Barthes, Steven Jacobs, Camiel van Winkel, Boris Groys, David Joselit, Jan Verwoert, and Folkert de Jong”

Undergraduate:
1999 - 2004 
Bachelor of Arts - Architecture, High Honors
graduation date: May 22, 2004

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

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


EXHIBITIONS (*SOLO) 
2020
Lisse Declercq and Tramaine de SennaBernaerts; Antwerp, Belgium. [forthcoming]
2019
Tramaine de Senna with Nicolás Lamas/Club Sabot (Cluj, Romania), Mélange via Loggia; Munich (DE). Curator: Patrick Haas [forthcoming: during “Various Others”, 14 Sept. - 13 Oct. 2019]
New Movement, The Cost Annex; Boston, Massachusetts (US). Curator: Helen Singh-Miller
MELLY: Een tentoonstelling met posters / An Exhibition of Posters, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art; Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Curator: Samuel Saelemakers [April 7, 2019 - April 26, 2020]
CO/LAB 4, Torrance Art Museum (TAM); Torrance, California (US) [March 30th - May 18th]
*Tramaine de Senna: Supernatural, Pulsar; Antwerp, Belgium
2018
Expo Verknipt, WARP Contemporary Art Platform (Wase Artistieke Projecten); Sint Niklaas, Belgium
13 Years, 41 Artists, Hammerfriar; Healdsburg, California
Universal FolkloreFarah Atassi and Tramaine de Senna, Constant Permekemuseum/ Mu.ZEE; Jabbeke, Belgium. Curator: Ilse Roosens
Popo-Caté-Petl - Antwerp Art Weekend, Bernaerts Kunstveilingen, Antwerp, Belgium
 */’haɪə en (nʊ)/ Tramaine de Senna: Rancho Meadows, Trampoline Gallery; Antwerp, Belgium
2017
There is Always an Alternative, Platform 102 and the Moonens Foundation; Brussels, Belgium
Kunst in opdracht in AZ Alma, AZ Alma Ziekenhuis; Eeklo, Belgium
Traumdepot: Plastik/ Kunstoff, Tramdepot Burgernziel Bern, Switzerland. 
Curators: Ute Winselmann Adatte and Marianne Reich Arn 
*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
2015
Sixth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art; Moscow, Russia
*Tramaine de Senna, Art Center Hugo Voeten; Herentals, Belgium. Curator: Lisa van Gerven 
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 
Group Show, 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, 116 Kroeber Hall; Berkeley, California 
2003 
Honors Art Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, 116 Kroeber Hall; Berkeley, California 
2002 
Goodnight Box, Worth Ryder Gallery, 116 Kroeber Hall; Berkeley, California 
2001
The Dirt Show: Works in Ceramics, Worth Ryder Gallery, 116 Kroeber Hall; Berkeley, California. Curator: Richard Shaw 


ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
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 - 2009, 2016
Maker Faire, MAKE: Magazine; San Mateo, California; and Austin, Texas


COMMISSIONED PROJECTS
2017
AZ Alma Ziekenhuis, 25 Wachtkamers/ Waiting Rooms: single, dip-, and triptych unique lenticular photographs installed in each of the 25 waiting rooms; Eeklo, Belgium
AZ Alma Ziekenhuis, Atrium - Main Entry: two slightly "mirrored" hanging unique laser-cut textile panels, H 15.5m x W 6m; Eeklo, Belgium


TEACHING, GUEST LECTURER and CRITIC

2019
Guest Feedback Advisor for Artists, There is a Storm, Copy That! - Investigating the Print Medium, Portfolio Days; Frans Masereel Centrum via Kasterlee Antwerp Art Pavilion, an initiative of Antwerp Art (MAS); Antwerp, Belgium
2016
Guest Advisor for MFA students pertaining to theoretical and practical research; Sint Joost - Akademie voor Kunst en Vormgeving, 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
2001 - 2003
Visual Arts Guest Teacher; Artsbridge Foundation, Oxford Elementary School, Berkeley, California (US); 5 consecutive academic semesters (6 months each), for 12 weeks / lessons per semester


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 with Kevin Osepa, Rory Pilgrim, and Edward Clydesdale Thomson with curator Docus van der Made. Curated by Samuel Saelemakers. "Een tentoonstelling met posters / An Exhibition of Posters." MELLY, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art; Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  [forthcoming: 29 November 2019 @ 6pm]
• Interview with Svea Vikander. "Can a person of color exclude race and culture from their art?" Everyday conversations on race for everyday people, by Simma Lieberman, 09 May 2019 <http://raceconvo.com/can-a-person-of-color-exclude-race-and-culture-from-their-art/>
• 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


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