EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Textile Design, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1991
Bauhaus Furniture Woodworking, Bauhaus Apprenticeship Institute, Forest Park, Illinois, 2003
Woodturning, Chicago School of Woodworking, Chicago, Illinois, 2013-2014
Glassblowing, Chicago Hot Glass, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

EXHIBITIONS
Passage, The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, 2017
Marketa Sivek Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2017
The Space Between, SUB-MISSION Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2017
One of a Kind Show, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Marketa Sivek Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Huge Art Show, Platform Studios, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
One of a Kind Show Spring, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Crafty Bastards, Washington DC, 2016
A Curious Reality, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 2016
Getting There, Tall Grass Association, Park Forest, 2016
Alter+Combine, SCENE Metrospace, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan,  2016
Far-Flung, The Art House, Chicago, Illinois, 2015
6th Anniversary Show, Water Streets Studio, Aron Packer juror, Batavia, Illinois 2015
Huge Art Show, Platform Studios, Chicago, Illinois, 2015
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest, Chicago, Illinois 2015
The Rust Belt, Ferndale, Michigan, 2015
Close-Up, Eye Spy, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
Crossing Borders, Platform Studios, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
Renegade Craft Fair, Illinois, 2014
Lubeznik Art Center Museum Shop, Michigan City, Indiana, 2014-present
Geneva Fine Arts Festival, Geneva, Illinois 2014
Crafty Bastards, Washington D.C., 2014
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
New York Now, New York, New York, 2013
Renegade Holiday, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
Chicago Art Walk, Platform Studios, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
Bucktown Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
57th Street Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
One of a Kind Show, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
Art vs. Craft, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2013
Chicago Art Girls Spring, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
Art vs. Craft, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2012
One of a Kind Show, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
Mixed Media, Sine Qua Non, Chicago, Illinois, 2011
Mutual, Gallery Cafe, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Significant Other, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2007
Criner vs. Criner, Sine Qua Non, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
Satellite, The Gallery at A+C Architects, Skokie, Illinois, 2017
Dreaming of the Other Side, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2017
Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Red Arrow Gallery, Houston, 2017
Love Letters, The Nest, Michigan City, Indiana, 2018
Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois, 2018

REPRESENTATION
Terzian Galleries, Park City, Utah
The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota

INSTALLATIONS
Shift, The Whistler, Chicago, Illinois November 2015 thru February 2016

LECTURES
Artist Talk, Disney Magnet School, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Artist Talk, The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, 2017

AWARDS
Editor's Choice Award, Maker Faire, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2015
3D Award of Excellence, Geneva Fine Arts Festival, 2014
2nd Place Award, Northbrook Art in the Park, 2014

PRESS
Nashville Arts: The 6 Best Culture Events Right Now - The Tennessean, June 2017
Interview: Margie Criner - Create Magazine, July 2017

CONTACT: mcriner@mail.com  773-306-8030