• maggie ginestra
Maggie Ginestra

    mginestra@moore.edu

    Education     

    • MFA Writing, Washington University in St. Louis
    • BA English, Florida State University

    Recent Exhibitions     

    • PORTALISM, Curatorial Project, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2015.
    • Sumptuary, Curatorial Project, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, 2014.
    • Live Amateurs, Group Exhibition, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, 2014.
    • ONE ONE, Curatorial Project, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2013.
    • The Imaginary Million, Curatorial Project, ELEVATE, Atlanta, 2012.
    • Head Over Heels: Sharky’s First Love, Collaborative Solo Exhibition, Los Caminos Gallery, St. Louis, 2011.
    • This Is Where I Have, Group Exhibition, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, St. Louis, 2010.

    Recent Activities

    • Flight Pattern (interview series), Writer, Temporary Art Review, ongoing.
    • Journaling through Spring (workshop), Facilitator, Project HOME, Philadelphia, 2015.
    • "Gem n’ I: a living room dance" (performance), Co-creator, ginkgo parlor, Philadelphia, 2015.
    • “Poetry Is Problem Solving" (presentation), Artists’ Pecha Kucha, Artists U, Philadelphia, 2014.
    • “Sumptuary" (presentation), Open Engagement, Queens Museum, New York, 2014.
    • Dance Chance Atlanta (feedback platform), Co-founder and facilitator, 2013-2014.
    • Staging Reflections of the Buddha (participatory project), Writer/Editor, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 2012.
    • Sloup (St. Louis’ Soup Dinner for the Arts), Co-founder and facilitator, 2010-2012
    • Stirrup Pants Chapbooks (shop and weekly salon), Owner/Curator, St. Louis, 2009-2010.
    • Staging Old Masters (participatory project), Writer/Editor, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, 2009.
    • Loveseat (audio series in collaboration with Storycorp), Burnaway, 2013-2014.
    • “iwillbeloyal” (performance), Emory University’s What’s New In Poetry? Series, Atlanta, 2013.
    • “I’m Calm: stories about the future & stories about the past” (performance), lostintheletters, Atlanta, 2013.
    • “Writing Across The Edge” (presentation), AWP Pedagogy Forum, Chicago, 2009.

    Awards and Fellowships     

    • Best Arts Event Series, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, 2014.
    • Distinguished Fellowship, Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, 2014.
    • Community Arts Training Institute Fellowship, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, 2011.
    • Mastermind Award, Riverfront Times, St. Louis, 2010.
    • Academy of American Poets Prize, 2008.
    • Olin Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study, Washington University, St. Louis, 2007.
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 2004.

    WEBSITE     

    http://ginkgostrikesagain.blogspot.com