I am a jewelry and object maker. Inspired by comic imagery and feminist issues, I create colorful wearable and functional art laced with sarcastic humor.

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Biography

Marissa Saneholtz makes narrative based jewelry and objects using humor and sarcasm. After earning her degrees from Bowling Green State University and East Carolina University, she taught at several institutions including East Carolina University’s Italy Intensives Study Abroad Program in Certaldo, Italy and Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. For two years, she worked at J. Cotter Galleries and Studio in Vail, Colorado as gallery manager and assistant studio manager. Currently, she is teaching at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH.

Saneholtz has been published in several books, including Art Jewelry Today II edited by Jeffery Snyder, Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin, and Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox by Mark Fenn. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and is in the collections of the Dorothy McKenzie Price Permanent Collection at Bowling Green State University, the Racine Art Museum in Racine, WI, and the Enamel Arts Foundation, Los Angeles

To see more information about Marissa, please view her Resume under the “About” section on the menu bar.

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