CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

University of California, San Diego, 2016 – Present

          Master of Fine Arts

University of San Diego, 2016

          BA in Art History and Visual Arts, magna cum laude, with honors

Queen Mary University, London 2014

C.E.A. Study Abroad, Paris 2014

Solo Exhibitions

Cetacea, re-performed, July 8th, 2018, collaboration with Aurora Lagattuta, Aratoi Gallery: Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, New Zealand

Shallow Hold, Falling Low, May 18th, Performance Space, University of California, San Diego (with Aurora Lagattuta and Kevin Zhang)

Subtle Paradise, March 2018, Main Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Cetacea, collaboration with Aurora Lagattuta and Kevin Zhang, part of IDEAS:: Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts + Sciences, 2018, Qualcomm Institute, Calit2

opaque body // liquid space, translucent world, April 17- April 21, 2017, Commons Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Benthic Light, March 17-20, 2017  Commons Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Liquid Liminal(ity), Feb 1-3rd, Commons Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Echoing the Surface, February 2016, Visual Arts Gallery, University of San Diego

          Three-channel video projection and installation.

Pixelated Phenomena, September 2015, Sacred Heart Gallery, University of San Diego’s Visual Art’s Center

          Multi-media installation created with funding from SURE.

Elution of Consciousness, December 2013, Sacred Heart Gallery, University of San Diego’s

Visual Art’s Center

         Multi-media installation and performance.

Group Exhibitions

Fata Morgana, September 2018, A Ship in The Woods at Felicita County Park

Art and Technology: Art as Insight, August 14-19th, 2018, The Factory, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Art and Technology: Art as Insight, August 24-September 7th, 2018, Heritage Space, Hanoi, Vietnam

High-Key: Southern California Color, June-August 2018, curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge, San Diego Art Institute

Ship in the Woods Festival, June 2018, A Ship in The Woods at Felicita County Park

Film Screening, March 2018, Performance Space, UC San Diego

Open Studios Group Show, Commons Gallery, UC San Diego

Next door Up stairs, December 2017, Main Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Opposites Attract: Alumni Show, October 9-20, 2017, Visual Arts Gallery, University of San Diego

Vacation, September 2017, Visual Arts Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Extra-Ordinary Collusion , May 2017, San Diego Art Institute of Balboa Park

Spring Fest: Immersion, April 9, 2017, Birch Aquarium

Re-inhabiting, March 5, 2017 Arts Aggregate pop-up show

Group Show, curated by Anthony Graham,  March 3-10 2017, Visual Arts Gallery, University of California, San Diego

Distance from Dirt, curated by Brianna Rigg, March 3-10 2017, Commons Gallery, University of California, San Diego

MFA Open Studios Film Screening, March 4, 2017, Visual Arts Facility, University of California, San Diego

Boiling Process 5 : Mythodologies February 11-March 26, 2017, San Diego Art Institute of Balboa Park

Video Mythodologies, March 3, 2016, SDAI Project Space in Horton Plaza

2016 Southern California/ Baja Biennial, December 10- January 19, 2017, San Diego Art Institute of Balboa Park

To Be or Not Be: Aesthetics in The Age of Extinction(s) December 6, 2016, MFA Exhibition in UCSD’s Visual Arts Facility

Paperweight Biennale II, November 18- December 2, 2016, SME Gallery UCSD

Surfaces, July 2016, Arts Aggregate/IKO Studios in Los Angeles

In Flux, April 9-29th 2016, SLP Gallery, University of San Diego

MAS ATTACK, March 19th 2016, San Diego Art Institute of Balboa Park

Sinking Sinking Sinking, December-January 2015, San Diego Art Institute of Balboa Park

Group Exhibition, 2015, Yorty Space

Collaborations / Projection Design

Collaborative Performance Installation, July 2018, Aratoi Gallery, New Zealand

Gorgoteo (Elisabet Curbelo’s dissertation piece), June 2018, IDEAS festival, Calit2 theatre

Human Body Time Machine, The Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, projection design with choreographer Aurora Lagattuta and musician Kevin Zhang

Cetacea, January 2018, IDEAS Festival, Collaborative project and projection/set design with Aurora Lagattuta and Kevin Zhang (Collaborative project and projection design with Aurora Lagattuta)

St. Francis, December 2017, San Diego Opera, Calit2 Auditorium

Residencies

New Zealand Pacific Studio, July-August, 2018, Wairarapa, New Zealand

***Deferred because of illness 

Grants/Awards

Arts and Humanities Dean’s Travel Grant, June 2018, University of California, San Diego

Residency Funding, May 2018, University of California, San Diego

Von Ehrenberg Scholarship, 2016

           Scholarship awarded for academic and artistic achievement

Lina Lang Materials Scholarship, 2016

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Grant, 2015

          SURE is a highly competitive research grant awarded to undergraduate students and faculty mentors, culminating with a research report and an exhibition.

Associated Students (AS) Grant, 2015

Publications

Friday Fav: Sunrise, Smithsonian Institution’s Bento Blog, September 2015

            https://bento.si.edu/author/maya-vanderschuit/

Teaching Assistantship

Art and Technology , Alena Williams, 2017
Introduction to Media, Brian Cross, 2017
Intro to Film, Lisa Cartwright, 2017
Art and Technology, Benjamin Bratton, 2018
Identity Through Transnational Cinema, Lisa Cartwright, 2018

Culture of Art and Technology, Sixth College, UCSD 2018-2019

Internships/Work Experience

Smithsonian Institution: Freer/Sackler Galleries, Curatorial Intern, Summer 2015

        Created acquisition requests and reports based upon matching historical photographs

        with action records and cross referencing the museum’s TMS system, Conducted artist

        research, Worked in the archives sourcing photographs.

Smithsonian Institution: Freer/Sackler Galleries, Curatorial Intern, Summer 2014

        Updated TMS Catalogues for James McNeill Whistler Prints by cross- Referencing the

        University of Glasgow’s Catalogue Raisonnee, Virtually curated an exhibition of the

        American Collection using Google’s Cultural Institute, Conducted artist research.

R.B. Stevenson Gallery, Gallery Assistant, 2015

        Preparation for Exhibition Openings, Sales Assistance

San Diego Home and Garden Magazine, Editorial Intern, 2012

         Wrote articles based on interviewing local businesses, Catalogued information,

         Interviewed Architects and designers, and accompanied staff on scouting trips

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