CV

Education

2016 MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2012 BA, University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2017 Soft Origin, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Maternity Leave: Para-Natural Pregnancies Sediment Arts, Richmond, VA
(In Collaboration with Devin Harclerode)
2014 Pink Bodies, The Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,
MN

Group Exhibitions

2017 Whateverbeing, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
2016 VCU MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 Palette Cleanser, VCU MFA Candidacy Exhibition, Virginia Commonwealth
University, Richmond, VA
2015 Gross Girls, Find & Form Space, Boston, MA
2014 Smiling Face, Open Mouth, The Midnight Brigade, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Juried Annual 2013, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
2012 KDVS Presents Serenity Now, ARTifact, Davis, CA
2012 And The Veins Made Some Stains When They Burst From Your Legs,
Basement Gallery, Davis, CA
2011 Shaper Studios and Sick Whatever Present Free Lunch, Shaper Studios,
Davis, CA

Residencies

2016 David Wurtzel Travel Scholarship, Florence, Italy
2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Awards

2012 Departmental Citation for Outstanding Performance, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2012 Thiebaud Family Scholarship, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2011 Nettie Weber Scholarship, UC Davis, Davis, CA
2011 Yale Norfolk Nomination, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Bibliography

New American Paintings #123: MFA Annual, Open Studios Press, 2016
Jahna Peloquin. Kristen Sanders ‘Pink Bodies,’ Vita.mn, April 2014
Pink Bodies Opening Reception, l’étoile, April 2014

Lectures

2016 Artist Talk, Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, University of
Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Artist Talk, Intermediate Painting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Teaching

2016 Basic Painting, Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA
2015 Figure Painting, Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA
2015 Life Drawing, Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA
2014 Advanced Painting, Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, VA