Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Vanessa Woods

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Pacifica, California
MacDowell fellowships: Summer, 2006

Vanessa Woods graduated with an MFA with honors, from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her artwork and films have been exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibition at Drury University in Missouri, and group shows at the Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose, CA and the Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado. Woods has been the recipient of numerous awards including a Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship from the San Francisco Arts Commission, a Film Arts Foundation Personal Works Grant, and the San Francisco Art Institute's MFA Fellowship. She has also been awarded residencies at Djerassi, the Headlands Center for the Arts, The MacDowell Colony and in Pont-Aven, France, through the Museum of Pont-Aven.