• Professor of Studio Art, Installation, Sculpture, Book Arts
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Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, Univiversity of California, San Diego, 1991
  • Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program, 1989
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union, 1984

Biography

Nanette Yannuzzi-Macias was born in El Paso, Texas. She is a visual artist and writer whose creative work draws its inspiration from the social, personal, and political machinations of the everyday. Yannuzzi-Macias has collaborated with many artists and writers who share similar concerns and interests in art, the environment, writing, and performance. Her creative work is inspired and challenged by the way these identities are constructed, reconciled, misinterpreted, and reinvented within various sociocultural expressions in the United States and abroad.

Yannuzzi-Macias received an MFA from the University of California, San Diego, during which time she was also a fellow at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. She received a BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art. She has exhibited nationally and internationally.

Courses

She has taught the following courses:

  • Problems in: Re-imagining the Book
  • Probs: Advanced Book Arts
  • Senior Studio and Thesis
  • Visual Concepts and Processes: Sculpture

Notes

  • Exhibition with Works by Nanette Yannuzzi Reviewed

    March 9, 2016

    The Let Down Reflex, an EFA Project Space exhibition that includes works by Professor of Studio Art Nanette Yannuzzi, has been reviewed by Gregory Sholette for the publication Hyperallergic. See the review on this webpage.

  • Nanette Yannuzzi Contributes to Exhibition

    February 3, 2016

    Professor of Studio Art Nanette Yannuzzi contributed to the exhibition The Let Down Reflex, which opened at EFA Project Space in New York January 30. The exhibition attempts to recognize the complexities of parenting in the art world and asks if a better alternative for families can exist. The exhibition runs through March 12.

  • Nanette Yannuzzi Exhibits Ongoing Collaboration

    June 8, 2015

    Home Affairs, a collaborative exhibition between Associate Professor of Studio Art Nanette Yannuzzi and Turkish-born artist Arzu Ozkal, was on display May 10-June 7 at the Art Produce Gallery in San Diego, California. The ongoing collaboration intends to challenge mainstream representations of motherhood though a photo-based, screen printing project.