Marianne Lettieri creates art that investigates individual and cultural values associated with everyday objects and discarded materials. She presents these commonplace artifacts in new configurations, reinforcing the interconnectedness of people and communities through time.
Her recent solo exhibitions include Never Ending Thread at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, Reflections at San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design; Strings Attached at Monterey Peninsula College; House/Work at Peninsula Museum of Art (Burlingame, CA); and Changing Context at Azusa Pacific University.
She has an M.F.A. in Spatial Arts from San Jose State University and B.F.A. in Drawing and Printmaking from University of Florida. She received the 2017 Artist Laureate award from SVCreates for achievement in the arts and contribution to the cultural life of Silicon Valley.