Splan’s work has been included in solo and group exhibitions at Museum of Art & Design (New York, NY), Museum of Contemporary Craft (Portland, OR), Neuberger Museum of Art (Purchase, NY) and Beall Center for Art + Technology (Irvine, CA). Her work has been exhibited internationally in Iceland, South Korea, England, Germany, Sweden, France, and beyond. Commissioned projects for her work have included soap residue paintings for the Center for Disease Control, computerized lace doilies for the Gen Art New Media Art Exhibition, and hybrid porcelain/3D-printed sculptures for Davidson College. Her work is included in the collections of the Thoma Art Foundation, Institute for Figuring, and the UC San Francisco Infectious Disease Department.
Reviews and articles including her work have appeared in The New York Times, Village Voice, American Craft, and Discover Magazine. Splan’s essays and interviews have been published in Art Practical, SciArt in America and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She received a Jerome Foundation Grant for research at venues including the Wellcome Museum (London, UK) and La Specola (Florence, IT). She has been awarded artist residencies and fellowships at the subnetAIR Physical Computing Residency, Vermont Studio Center, and Kala Art Institute. Splan has spoken widely at a variety of venues including University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Exploratorium (San Francisco, CA), California College of Art, The Center for Human-Computer Interaction (Austria) and Maryland Institute College of Art. She has been a visiting lecturer teaching courses on intersections of Art, Science, and Technology at Stanford University, Mills College, University of Maine, and Illinois State University. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY in a building that has been both a pharmaceutical factory and a knitting factory where she spends her days needling the past and poking the future.