about

nan genger, ma, bfa | artist statement

the personal and the political
mother and anti-imperialist
trauma survivor and feminist
disabled artist and anti-racist
curious and compassionate
creative and courageous

she/her/hers

resume

education

2017  BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Boston, 3D Fibers
2003 Certificate of Residential Interiors, Boston Architectural College
1989  MA, Boston University, Cultural Anthropology
1979  BA, with Distinction, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Women’s Studies and Cultural Anthropology

selected exhibition and publication list

2017
Breaking Barriers, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA
All School Awards Show, MassArt, President’s Gallery, Boston, MA
Resistance Culture, MassArt, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
The Election as Physical Experience (published zine), Jan. 20, www.recodinghistory.com
Center of Vision, Issue #7, March 2017, page 10.
2016
Artists and Artisans Festival, Internal Family Systems (IFS) Conference, Omni Hotel, Providence, RI
Art With Impact, MassArt, Design Media Center, Boston, MA
Tongue Tied (The Fibers Show), MassArt, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
2015
The Fibers Show, MassArt, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
2014
Disability Rights in the Age of Austerity Forum, SEIU, Local 99, Dorchester, MA
2013
Counseling and Wellness Center 2013/2014 brochure photos, MassArt
Cambridge Open Studios (brochure cover photo)
Undergraduate Admissions Office, MassArt, Boston, MA
2012
All School Show, MassArt, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA
Cambridge Open Studios (brochure cover photo)
2011
Studio Foundation Awards Show, MassArt, Brant Gallery, Boston, MA
100 from Cambridge, Cambridge Arts Council Annex, Cambridge, MA
PhotoVoice Exhibition, Hope Gallery, Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston, MA
2009
Cornucopia, Hope Gallery, Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston, MA
Restore, MassArt, Bookstore, Boston, MA
2008
Critical Views IV, Political Art at Red Sun Press, Jamaica Plain, MA
Rip it up & Start Again: Recycled Textile Art, Orchard Skate Shop, Roxbury, MA
2007
Women and Chairs: Series I (Solo Exhibition), Cambridge Library, Cambridge, MA
2006
Speaking Truth to Power, Edna Stebbins Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Women Smoking: Dollars, Disease and Desire Series (Solo Exhibition), Drive-by Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Loops: 3-D Knitting Show, MassArt, Boston, MA
2005
Piecework:Rag Weaving, Freehand Quilting Student Exhibit, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Studios Gallery
Collateral Damage: When the Battle’s Lost and Won, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
Women Unite: End Racism, Sexism, and Poverty, YWCA, Cambridge, MA
Moments of Courage in American History: The Underground Railroad, First Baptist Church, Cambridge, MA
2004
Art Against the War: Visualizing Concern for the War in Iraq, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Cambridge Open Studios 2004-2013