‘Handmade for Home’ Exhibit Reveals Wisconsin’s Legacy in Craft and Design
April 23, 2019
"Maggie Jo Sanderson offers a skewed contemporary take on the traditional mid-century school desk. Her wonderful interpretation of the old standard is designed for today’s electrified students"
Against the Grain
An interview with Maggie Jo Sanderson by MOWA Director of Communications and Marketing Jessica Wildes
"A senior at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), Maggie Jo Sanderson has already made an international debut in the woodworking industry—winning Best of Show at the 2018 International Woodworking Fair (IWF). She aspires to create sustainable, timeless, accessible, and beautiful designs that challenge others to think differently."
Wood You Believe It: MIAD's Most Talented Furniture Makers
December 23, 2019
"Recently she was commissioned to enter another piece of furniture, her Conversation Chair, in the MOWA permanent collection"
Wisconsin makers featured in home exhibit
August 21, 2019
"The exhibit featured furniture makers Reid Eric Anderson, Patrick Burke, Tom Loeser, Charles Radtke, and Randy Sahli. Maggie Jo Sanderson, a senior at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, won the exhibit’s newcomer award for a sleek contemporary desk design."
The Craft of Contemporary Design
March 26, 2019
"Handmade for Home at the Museuem of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) features the work of nearly thirty of Wisconsin’s top contemporary artists and designers who create sophisticated, functional objects for the home"