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Snapshot of Recent Work

Anne Mondro has been a practicing artist and educator for the past twenty years.
Please reach out if you would like a more detailed CV.



2002 M.F.A. Kent State University, Kent, OH
1999 B.F.A. College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI


2016- 2019       Co-Director of the Undergraduate Program, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
2011- Present    Associate Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
2005-2011        Assistant Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
2003-2005      Roman J. Witt Visiting Assistant Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan


2023   Nature speaks softly (solo exhibition), University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA
2022   Reminiscent of (solo exhibition), Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2022   Women’s Voices: A New Day, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2022   Hysterical, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2022   Body Parts, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, WI
2020   Flora Series (solo exhibition), Michigan Medicine University of Michigan Hospital Gifts of Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2020   Vespertine, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
2020   Life As It Is Now, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2019    Of all the souls that stand create (solo exhibition),Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2017    Anne Mondro (solo exhibition), Connections Gallery, North Campus Research Complex, University of Michigan
2016    Intertwine (solo exhibition),Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2019    Brazil Jewelry Weekend, Casa de Pedra, São Paulo, Brazil
2018    Ethereal, Anne Mondro & Mike O'Reilly, Annex Gallery, Highland Park, MI
2018    Raising Women's Voices, Ceres
2018     Between the Seams, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017     Nature/Nurture, SU Art Galleries Downtown Campus, Maryland, Salisbury, MD
2015     The Art of Healing, Swords into Plowshares Gallery, Detroit, MI
2015     Displacements Exhibition, School of Arts, Renmin University, Beijing, China
2014     The Galaxy of the Brain, Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine and the Center for Care and Discovery, Chicago, IL
2014     BRAIN-ART Initiative, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL


2022 “Making a case for the arts: Exploring a virtual art program for families living with Dementia,” Virtual presentation, Leisure Studies Association Conference 2022, July 12 -14. Falmouth University, UK and online.

2020 “Artful Approach: A virtual art program to train caregivers to engage people living with dementia in the

arts," Tenth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, September 25, Kalamazoo, MI, online.

2020 “Engaging people living with dementia through the creative arts,” Virtual presentation, 12th International Dementia Conference: Transforming care and communities, October, Engaging Dementia and University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, online.

2020 “Intergenerational art experiences: Designing hands-on art programming for youth and people living with memory loss,” Fifteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society, June 24-26, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland, online.

2018 "Retaining Identity: Creativity & caregiving," Dementia Lab 2018 – Experience, participation, and design, August 30-31, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

2018 “Between the Earth and the Sky: Intergenerational interactions of visibility,” British Society of Gerontology 47th Annual Conference - Ageing in an Unequal World: Shaping Environments for the 21st Century, July 4-6, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

2017 “Developing intergenerational arts programming: Educating young artists and designers to work with persons living with dementia,” 9th Annual International Arts and Health Conference, October 30-November 1, Australian Center for Arts and Health, Sydney, Australia.


2020  “Connecting through art: exploring art initiatives for people living with memory loss,” Virtual presentation, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s Dementia Lecture Series, Ann Arbor, MI

2019  “Visionnaire Series – at Lunch: Anne Mondro on Art and Memory Loss," Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Grand Rapids, MI

2018  “Arts & Health: Using creativity to promote wellbeing,” Art of Medicine course, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2017  “The What, Why, How of Integrating the Arts in Dementia Care,” U-M School of Social Work Advanced Clinical Dementia Practice Online Module, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2016  “Creative Expressions: Exploring the Positive Impact of the Arts for Older Adults,” 20th Annual Geriatric Medicine Symposium: Self-Care among Older Adults: Promoting their Physical, Cognitive and Mental Health, The University of Toledo, Perrysburg, Ohio


2019   Principal investigator. Stamps Research & Creative Work Development Grant, Artful Approach: Supporting care interactions through creativity, University of Michigan

2019   Collaborator. Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, Using Art and Design for Translational Medical Research with Pain Researchers and Patients, University of Michigan.

2019   Collaborator. MCubed Research Grant, Improving End-of-Life Reflections, Conversations, and/or Physician Education through the Use of Discursive Design, University of Michigan.

2018   Principal investigator. University of Michigan Office of Research Grant, Between the Earth and the Sky: Intergenerational interactions of visibility.

2017   Principal investigator. National Endowment for the Arts – Art Works Grant, Between the Earth and the Sky: Intergenerational Interactions of Visibility.

2017   Principal investigator. Insitu Center for Socially Engaged Design Grant, Social Spaces: The role of artists, designers, and citizens, University of Michigan.

2014     Principal investigator. MCubed Research Grant, Retaining Identity: Creativity & Caregiving, an art-based intervention for persons living with dementia and their co-residing caregiver, University of Michigan.


Fair, D., & Polich, D. (2019, August). Creative:impact – Creating joy and meaning even after a memory loss

diagnosis. WEMU 89.1 creative:impact.

Hawkins, S. (2019, June). Living in the moment: U-M art professor works to shatter the stigma that comes with

memory loss. University of Michigan This is Michigan: Stories of our state. 

Majeske, D. (2015, August 31). Being human: The art of Anne Mondro. The Crazy Wisdom Community Journal: Southeast Michigan’s Conscious Living Magazine.

Jobson, C. (2016, May 16). Crocheted wire anatomy by Anne Mondro. Colossal: Art, design, and visual culture.

Pellegrini, L. (2016, May 12). Artist meticulously crochets wire to create anatomically correct heart. My Modern Met.

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