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Genevra Daley

Genevra Daley
Genevra Daley
  • Assistant Professor of Art

Genevra Daley received her MFA, through a Provost Fellowship, from the University of California, Davis. During her time at Davis, she was the recipient of the Robert Arneson Art Award, Mary Lou Osborn Award, as well as the Keister and Allen Art Purchase Prize. Genevra was recently featured in issue 12 of MAAKE magazine and has work in the collection of the Manetti Shrem Museum in California.

Genevra also works as a freelance illustrator. Her clients include Pottery Barn Kids, Better Homes and Gardens, and Mackenzie Childs.


  • University of California Davis, USA, MFA, 2021
  • Maharishi International University, USA, MA Studio Art, 2018
  • Kendal College, UK, (Merit) Certificate in Graphic Design, 2011
  • Maharishi International University, USA, BFA (Cum Laude), 2009


  • Keister & Allen Art Purchase Prize, Manetti Shrem Museum, 2021
  • Robert Arneson Award, University of California Davis, 2021
  • Mary Lou Osborn Award, University of California Davis, 2020
  • Provost Fellowship, University of California Davis, 2019-2020
  • Outstanding Art Student Award, Maharishi International University, 2009


Group/2 person:

  • Has Been/ Will Be, Charles City, IA, 2022
  • FA 2021, Wege Art Center, Fairfield, IA, 2021
  • Where With All, Manetti Shrem Museum, Davis, CA, 2021
  • Actually Here, b. Sakato Garo and Be Cool Club, Sacramento California, 2021
  • RAW, MFA Online Exhibition through University of Montana, 2020
  • Endnotes, JayJay’s Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2020
  • MA Thesis Exhibition, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA, 2018
  • Americus Diamond Gallery, Fairfield, IA, 2018
  • Art 52 Group Show, Fairfield, IA, 2018
  • Pembroke 6×6 exhibition, Hopkins Park, IL, 2017
  • Flying Leap Group Show, Fairfield, IA, 2013, 2014
  • BFA Senior Exhibition, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA, 2009
  • Perched Transparent, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA, 2005


  • Patterning Plural, Art52, Fairfield, IA, 2023
  • Monthly exhibition, Johnston County Library, Johnston, IA, 2017
  • Chapter II, In Which We Meet, White Rabbit, Iowa City, IA, 2016
  • I Think There is a Story Here, The Beauty Shop, Fairfield, IA, 2012


  • MAAKE Magazine issue 12, featured artist, 2021



  • National Humanities Center Winter Residency, 2021
  • Tropical Lab, LASALLE University, Singapore, 2020-canceled due to COVID-19


  • MIU Clay Residency, Assistant to artist-in-residence, Maharishi International University, USA, 2019, 2021



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