F e r n a n d a N u n e z / F l o t s a m S t u d i o

Born and raised in Bogota Colombia


Education

2016. Penland School of crafts. Penland, NC- Blacksmithing & metalworking.
2014. Penland School of Crafts. Penland, NC - Woodworking course.
2011- 2015, California College of the Arts, BFA Sculpture, CA
2010. Photography, Zona Cinco - Photography and Film School, Bogota, Colombia

Experience

2016 AIR Program intern. Headlands Center for the Arts. Sausalito,CA
2016. Woodworking faculty. The Crucible. Oakland, CA.
2016. Woodworking specialist. Jewish Community Center. San Francisco, CA.
2015 Furniture Apprenticeship. Quazi Inc.Furniture. Houston, TX.
2015 First year program Teachers Assistant. California College of the Arts. Oakland, CA
2014. Ceramics Teachers Assistant , California College of the Arts.
2013 - 2015. Sculpture Studio Monitor. California College of the Arts.
Oakland, CA. Metal, wood & casting shops.
2013-2014. Community Organizer. Lifelong at the Harrison Hotel. Oakland,
California. 2013-Present. Community outreach & event organizing.
2012-2013. Teacher’s assistant, Redwood Heights Elementary. Oakland, CA.
Art department, grades K-5.
2012. Co-Teaching, Youth Photography Workshop, 20/20FOTO,
Nuestras Hijas de Regreso a Casa. Juarez city, Mexico.

Projects/Residencies

2017 [forthcoming] Vermont Studio Center. Burlington. VT.
2015-2016. Casa caracol project- Honey Creek ranch residency. Hunt, TX. Construction of future residency and exhibition space in rural central Texas. Alternative building structures and power sources. Community outreach and event organizing.
2015. C.C.C.C (Center for Cross border concerns). Research, writing and exhibition. Mexico City & Oakland,CA.
2012. 20-20 PHOTO Cross-border youth photography workshop and exhibition. Juarez,MX and El Paso,TX.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 “U.S/ MEXICO Socio political weather- Center for cross-border concerns” Guitar shop Gallery. Oakland, CA
2014 “ Liminal Forms,” Oliver Art Center. Oakland, CA
2014 “It is what is already here,” Guitar Shop Gallery, CA
2014 “Waterworks,” Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2013 “How to make a hurdle.” Oliver Art Center. Oakland, CA
2012 “Wasteland.” College Avenues Galleries. Oakland, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2016. "Take a seat". Casa Caracol Gallery. Hunt, TX
2015 “Non-place” Isabelle Percy West Gallery. Oakland, CA
2014 “ Reflected bodies” A21 Gallery. Oakland, CA
2012 “Antigona.” Ramp Gallery. SomArts. San Francisco, CA

Selected Awards

2016 Windgate Crafts Artist Fellowship.
2016 Work-study General Scholarship. Penland School of Crafts.Penland,NC
2015 Windgate summer Scholarship. Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2014 Travel Research Grant. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2014 Lucy Morgan Scholarship. Penland School of Crafts. Penland, NC
2012 IMPACT AWARD. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011 CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA