Wendy Maruyama

Wendy Maruyama is a craftsperson and educator from San Diego, CA.  Besides working as a professor at San Diego State University in the Woodworking and Furniture Design Program, Maruyama also uses her woodworking techniques to make sculpture and narrative pieces that resemble dioramas.  Her projects combine elements of installation work, interpretive centers with the objective of promoting advocacy and awareness for various social issues.

Maruyama’s work  has been exhibited around the country including The Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Fuller Museum of Craft in Brockton, MA.