Phoebe Kuo / Curriculum Vitae
Woodworking & Design Research · Evanston, IL


Warren Wilson College, Master of Arts in Critical Craft Studies (Anticipated 2021)
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Master of Fine Arts in Design (2019)
The Krenov School, Certificate in Fine Woodworking (2015)
Stanford University, Bachelor of Science in Product Design (2006)


Chicago Artists Coalition, FIELD/WORK, Chicago, IL, Oct 2019–April 2020
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, ME, May 27–June 8 2018


Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Summer Conference Scholarship, Deer Isle, ME (2019)
ICFF, Constellation Award for group booth, New York, NY (2019)
Center for Craft, Exhibition Research Grant for collaborative project Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking, Asheville, NC (2019)
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Robert C. Larson Venture Award, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2019)


Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Bridging the Gap: Contemporary Craft Practices, Gatlinburg, TN (2019)
Haystack Center for Community Programs, In Residence: Selections from Haystack's Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, ME (2019)
Forum Gallery, The Summer Show, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2018)
The Cary Building, Cranbrook Chair Show, Detroit, MI (2018)
Forum Gallery, MOVE, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2018)
Grace Hudson Museum, Branching Out, Ukiah, CA (2015)


Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department (2014–17)
- DESINST 315: Coaching Design Thinking (SP17)
- ME 277: Graduate Design Research Techniques, (SP14, SP16, SP17)

San Francisco Community Woodshop, San Francisco, CA, Instructor (2016–2017)
- Introductory Woodworking I
- Introductory Woodworking II
- Weekend Workshops


Cranbrook Academy of Art, Studio Manager for Scott Klinker, Artist in Residence, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2018–19)
Quotient Design Research, Designer + Ethnographer, Oakland, CA (2015–17)
Point Forward, Senior Design Researcher (2011–14), Associate Design Researcher (2006–11), Redwood City, CA
Olbrish, Product Designer, Berlin, German (2005–06)


CAA Annual Conference, 10th Critical Craft Forum: Craft Scholarship in the Next Ten Years, New York, Feb 14, 2019