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About

Biography:

Mia Jaeggli is a mixed media artist currently based in Seattle, WA. She earned her BFA from the San Francisco Academy of Art University in 2004, where she specialized in ceramic and small metal sculpture. Her early art explored childhood mythologies and the emotional effects of childhood abuse and trauma.

Post BFA, Mia went on to study and work as a librarian, earning her MLIS. However, she never strayed very far from art and design. While working in the architectural and environmental design library at UC Berkeley, she continued to develop her drawing and illustration skills.

In 2015 she returned to work as a full time artist to focus on developing her voice in drawing, painting, printmaking, and mixed media sculpture. Her recent pieces have focused on the dark undertones of the absurd and delightful.

Education:

Iowa State University: 1998-2000 with focus in drawing and painting

Academy of Art University in San Francisco: BFA 2004 with a focus in sculpture

Group Exhibitions:

2019

Everybody Has a Story, Bellevue Art Museum Shop, Bellevue, WA

2018

Connected: Small Metals Guild Exhibition, KOBO Gallery, Seattle, WA

Beyond Borders: Containing Objects, Releasing Ideas, Danaca Design Gallery, Seattle, WA

Orchids & Evergreens: Thai and Seattle Printmakers, Seattle, WA

Ink and Print West Coast, Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay Oregon

2014

Art and Industry, American Steel Studios, Oakland, CA

2012

Diamonds in the Rough, American Steel Studios, Oakland, CA

2004

Jingdezhen International Ceramics student exhibition, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China

2003

CCACA (California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts) Davis, CA

Flux, Fire, Fusion, SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths) Metals Conference San Francisco, CA

NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) San Diego, National Juried Student Exhibition - The Peter Pugger Award

Representation:

2004 Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Residency:

2003 Artist invite Artist program, Watershed Center for Ceramics Art, Newcastle, Maine