2010 MFA University of Wisconsin - Madison
2009 MA University of Wisconsin – Madison
2006 BFA Murray State University, magna cum laude
2015 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists, Recipient in the Emerging Artist Category
Third Prize, GoogleWorks 10th Annual Juried Exhibition
2012 Full Funding, including travel, to attend the Hawaii Artist Collaboration
2009 BLINK Grant Recipient, Madison Arts Commission.
Brooks Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
Travel Award, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2008 Albert K. Murray Scholarship
University Wide Fellowship, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2018 Fore & Aft, James Watrous Gallery, Madison, WI (forthcoming)
2016 Haul Away Home, Bolivar Art Gallery, Lexington, KY
2015 Haul Away Home, Gallery 2622, Milwaukee, WI
2013 To Perch: Collection of Vexillum Aves, 10th Street Gallery, Milwaukee,WI
2010 Chapter One: In which Strange finds a tool and adopts a new aesthetic. Doppler PDX, Portland, OR
Monodrama: In Two Acts, MFA Thesis Exhibition, UW – Madison
2009 Mobile Museum of Material Culture: A Library of Things You Want to See, BLINK funded public art work, Collaboration with Kara Ginther, Madison, WI
”Here’s everything I know,” she said. Museum of Material Culture, MA Thesis Exhibition Collaboration Kara Ginther, Commonwealth Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2019 Points of Departure: Inspirations from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection,
Ruth Davis Design Center, Madison, WI (Forthcoming)
2018 Mary Nohl and the Walrus Club, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
The Nohl Fellowship @ 15, Haggerty Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
MIAD Faculty Exhibition, Frederick Layton Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
I Say Radical, You Say Feminist, Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA (Forthcoming)
2017 Small Works: SDA at 40, DPP Gallery at Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
2016 The Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship for Individual Artists 2015, Haggerty Museum of Art
GoggleWorks 10th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lydia Panas, Reading, PA
Rituals: A Colllection of Quilts, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Warped Milwaukee - Transitions, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2015 The Catalyst Project, Carroll University, Maxon Hall, Waukesha, WI
Twenty Sisters, Gallery 1308, Madison, WI
2014 Ayzha Fine Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Warped Milwaukee - Motif, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2013 A Collaborative Collection; Subconscious Desires – Hidden Visions, 10th Street Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2012 (Un)Finished, Effjay Projekts, Sheboygan, WI
Story of Six, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
Decoy, Saskatchewan Craft Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
2011 Chapter Two: In Which Strange invents a tool and is tasked with finding its purpose. Hide House Milwaukee, WI
Things on Strings, MARN Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Racine and Vicinity Show, RAM Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
2010 Artifact, Saskatchewan Craft Gallery, Saskatoon, SK
Forward, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
2009 Murray State University Alumni Show, Curris Center Gallery
What’s the Big Idea?, 3D/4D Review Show, UW - Madison
Selected Works from UW:Madison MFA Program, Gail Floether Steinhilber Art Gallery, Oshkosh, WI
Round Two, 2nd Year Graduate Review Show, UW - Madison
2008 Who, What, Where, Why? Video a Go Go, WYOU Channel 4, Madison, WI
25 Years, Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery, Murray, KY
"Art City Asks: Maggie Sasso", by Jessica Zalewski Schafer, July 1, 2016
"Nohl Fellowship Artists Go Big", Kat Minerath, Wisconsin Gazette, June 16, 2016
"Too Much Sea for Amateurs" by Sarah Archer, and "Unmooring the Past: Art, History, and the Milwaukee Breakwater Lighthouse", Laura Meine, Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists 2015 Catalog, June 2016, pg. 37-41.
“Surface Design Journal: Transgressing Traditions”, Spring 2016, pg. 58
"Art review: GoggleWorks annual juried show one of its best", Ron Schira, Reading Eagle, May 29, 2016
"From Morehead to Murray on Display at UK", Whitney Hale, University of Kentucky News, Jan 13, 2016.
“Rooted: Creating a Sense of Place: Contemporary Studio Furniture”, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd,: 1 edition (July 28, 2015)
“Art-A-Go-Go with Maggie Sasso”, 30 minute Radio Interview with Kat Minerath. March, 31, 2015
“Shepherd Express”. Review, “Sewings for Seafarers in ‘Haul Away Home’” by Tyler Friedman. April, 23, 2015.
“Cricket Toes”. “Haul Away Home: Maggie Sasso’s Maritime Exhibition of Life & Death on Land”. Review by Mary Dally-Muenzmair. March 27, 2015.
“Terrace Views”. “5 Sneak Peeks into ‘Twenty-Three Sisters’” Interview by Kayla Schmidt. August 20, 2014.
“Pandora’s Box”, Southport Press, Image selected for publication, Kenosha, WI, 2011.
Brian Standing, “Blink! Again”, Documentary Subject, Extensive interview and coverage of the Mobile Museum of Material Culture, www.prolefeedstudios.com.
"Madisonian: Maggie Sasso -- She's a woodworker and an expert in "found stuff"" George Hesselberg, “Wisconsin State Journal”, Interview, exhibition announcement with photograph, Madison, WI, November 1, 2009, pg. D1
“Women in REDZINE”, Image Selected for Publication, Madison, WI, 2008, Vol 1. Edition 2. pg. 10.
Diane Heilenman, “The Courier-Journal”, Review, Louisville, KY, Sunday, August 5, 2007 pg. 13
Current Adjunct Faculty, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Teaching Assistant, Haystack School of Craft
2011 Instructor, The Crucible, Oakland, CA. Youth Woodturning
2010 Lecturer/Visiting Artist, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR.
Introduction to Wood (109), and Systems and Drawers (303)
2009-2010 Instructor of Record, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Three Dimensional Design (4 sections)
2008-2009 Project Assistant, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Woodshop Technician
Current Textiles Lab Technician, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI
Current Vice President on the Board of Trustees, Furniture Society
2017-18 Secretary on the Board of Trustees, Furniture Society
2014-17 Board of Trustees, Furniture Society
2012-14 Operations Director, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Creative Pathways Fourm, MIAD, Milwaukee, WI
2012 Curator of Levitas/Gravitas Exhibition, MARN, Milwaukee, WI
Artist-In-Residence, 10th Street Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
Contributing Artist, Emma Collaboration, Saskatchewan Craft Council, SK Canada
2011-2012 Curatorial Protegee, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Milwaukee, WI
2010 Exhibition Designer and Maker, Madison Children’s Museum
Design and build a permanent installation entitled The What Not Spot.
2009 Project Assistant, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Visiting Artist, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
2008 Visiting Artist, UW-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI.