Stefanie Pender
spender@risd.edu
 
                                                EDUCATION
 
                                                 MFA     Rhode Island School of Design              Providence, RI
                                                 BS        Cornell University                                    Ithaca, NY
                                               
 
                                               
                                                EXPERTISE
 
                                                CAD/CAM, Industrial Robotics, CNC Fabrication, Additive Manufacturing
                                                Programming and Physical Computing: Arduino, Python, Processing,
                                                Grasshopper
                                                Manual and Digital Fabrication: Metal, Glass, Wood, & Ceramics
                                                 
                                                PROFESSIONAL
                                               
2017-present                          Autodesk BUILD Space, Glass/Ceramics Shop Supervisor, Boston, MA
2016                                        Artist-in-Residence, Autodesk, Pier 9, San Francisco, CA
2010-present                          Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2013-2014                               Assistant Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2013                                        Instructor, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
2010                                        Fulbright Grant, Venice, Italy
2008                                       Instructor, RISD
 
 
                                                SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
 
2016                                         Pier 9 Residency Showcase, Autodesk, San Francisco, CA
                                                Rendered, Agnes Varis Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
2015                                         Material Location, Agnes Varis Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
                                                Rhode Island School of Design Faculty Biennial, RISD Museum,
                                                Providence, RI
                                                Six Lines, Bayard-Ewing Building, Providence, RI
 
2014                                         Cloudy is the Stuff of Stones, Yashar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
                                                Cosmic Needs, Dossier Outpost Gallery, New York, New York              
                                                Supercooled, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
                                                                                                       
2013                                         Rhode Island School of Design Faculty Biennial, RISD Museum,
                                                Providence, RI
                                                Grand Point Weird, Grand Point East, Burlington, VT
 
2012                                         Interaction/Immersion, The Kellaway Center, Pawtucket, RI,
                                                Curated by RK projects, Allison Paschke and Lynne Harlow
                                                Illuminations: Paul Myoda & Stefanie Pender, The Chazan Gallery,
                                                Providence, RI
                                                The Wonder Show, AS220, Providence, RI
                                                Sympathetic Magic, Special Collections, Providence Public Library,
                                                Providence, RI                                       
                                                Glass, Minnetrista Musuem, Muncie, IN
                                                Slide Slam, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
 
2011                                         Rhode Island School of Design Faculty Biennial, RISD Museum,
                                                Providence, RI
 
2010                                        To Write This Work, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
 
2009                                       First Matter, Machines with Magnets, Providence, RI
                                                RISD Glass Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
                                                Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, Providence Convention
                                                Center, Providence, RI
                                                How is This Glass? Of Post-Glass and Glass Guerilla Artists
                                                Market Street, Corning, NY
                                                Fragile Present, Hillel Gallery, Providence, RI
 
2008                                        (rí-flék’sh_ns), Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
 
2006                                       Stefanie Pender and Agata Michalowska, Benson Gallery, Providence, RI
                                                Glass Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
 
                                                HONORS

2016                                         RISD PTFA Technical Development Grant
2015                                         Rhode Island School of Design Part-time Foundation Association
                                                Technical Development Grant
                                                Summer Bridge Research Grant
2014                                         Rhode Island School of Design, RISD 2050 Grant, Glass Robotics
                                                Laboratory
                                                Rhode Island School of Design Professional Development Grant,
                                                Synthetic Geology
2013                                         Rhode Island School of Design Part-time Foundation Association
                                                Technical Development Grant
2012                                         Rhode Island School of Design Part-time Foundation Association
                                                Technical Development Grant
                                                Rhode Island School of Design Professional Development Grant
2011                                          Rhode Island School of Design Part-time Foundation Association
                                                Technical Development Grant
2007-2008                              Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Fellowship
2007                                        Honorable Mention, RISD Graduate Award of Excellence
                                                in Fine Art
                                                Recipient of The Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Award
2005                                       Marian Ebert-Wolle Art Scholarship
                                               
 
 
                                                LECTURES/CONFERENCES/PANELS
 
2016                                         Artist Lecture, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                                                 Artist Lecture, College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
                                                 Womensphere, Emerging Leaders Summit, NY, NY
2015                                         Panelist, Machine Crafted, Exploring Science in the Studio, AICAD 2015              
                                                Symposium, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                                                Co chair, Robotics Design Summit, Center for Design Research, Virginia  
                                                Tech, School of Architecture and Design
                                                Panelist, Tool (), Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2014                                         Project Presenter.  Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
                                                Open Cities: The New Post-Industrial World Order, Seoul, South Korea
                                                Artist Lecture, Synthetic Geology, Kookmin University, Seoul, South          
                                                Korea
                                                Visiting Artist and Project Presenter.  International Glass Festival,
                                                University at Veliko Tarnovo, Sofia, Bulgaria.
 
                                                
 
                                               
                                               
                                               
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                               
 
 
 
 
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