Senalka McDonald is a visual and performance artist who focuses on the monstrous side of domesticity. Using textiles, paper, photography and video, she creates performance-based works that explore complex personal states while giving testimony to those spaces being sites of sex, stigma and shame. She has participated in ROOTED and the Austin Project residencies. Recent selected
exhibitions include Station – a 2412 Performance Project (Austin, Texas) and Hello (Oakland, California). McDonald is currently an MFA candidate at California College of the Arts, where she received full Graduate Merit and Diversity scholarships. She received Bachelor’s degrees in Fine Art and Cultural Geography from the University of Texas at Austin (2006). She currently resides in San Francisco, California.