Tanja Geis is a visual artist whose work focuses on our interconnectedness with other living things through the lens of human-disturbed ecosystems. She holds an M.F.A. in Art Practice from University of California Berkeley, an M.R.M. in Marine Management from the University of Akureyri, Iceland, and a B.A. in Fine Art from Yale University. She has exhibited at the Berkeley Art Museum, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, and the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and galleries in Iceland, Scotland, England, Hong Kong and Japan. Geis' awards include a Graduate Fellowship at the Headlands Center for the Arts, a Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award from The San Francisco Foundation, and a Graduate Arts Grant from the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts. Her residencies include Djerassi Resident Artist Program, the Blue Mountain Center and Kala Art Institute. Geis is from Hong Kong and works in Oakland, CA.