Danielle's Art Resume



San Francisco Bay Area

M.F.A. Digital Media Art with an Emphasis on Green Technology

San Jose State University


Art Media Skills



Adobe Creative Suite

Final Cut Pro


Google Apps

Microsoft Office






Laser Cutter

CNC Machine (ShopBot)

Most Woodworking tools


3D Printing







Micro Controller



Painting - all media

Illustration - all media





Grants & Residencies


Curatorial Residency

Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art and Culture Project​
SOMarts Cultural Center
San Francisco, CA  08.14 - 05.15

Made Grant

Art Buzz Game
Emerging Arts Professionals 
San Francisco, CA  2014

Artist in Residence

San Jose, CA  02.13 - 07.13


NextGen Grant

Center for Cultural Innovation 08.12

Award $1000 for artist needs for ISEA 2012 Conference
Albuquerque, NM


Community Energy Champions Grant

Silicon Valley Energy Watch 
San Jose, CA 06.11 - 01.12

Selected Exhibitions


Solo Exhibitions

Healthy Art Workshop

Intersection for the Arts

San Francisco, CA 2013

(Social Pracitce, Eco Art) 


Post People Possibilities

TechShop San Jose, San Jose, CA 2013

(Sci-Fi Bio Art)


Healthy Art Program, An Energy Smart Exhibition

City of San Jose Windows Gallery

Self Curated and Executed Recipient of Silicon Valley Energy Watch Grant

San Jose, CA 2011-2012

(Eco Art, Social Practice, Institutional Critique)


Art Inspector Workshop

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art , San Jose, CA 2010

(Eco Art, Social Practice) 


BURG MFA Thesis Exhibition

College of Engineering, SJSU, San Jose, CA  2010

(Data Visualization, Maker Art, Intervention) 


Art Inspector

Art and Design Gallery

San Jose, CA 2009

(Eco Art, Institutional Critique, Social Practice)


Group Exhibitions

feminist tECnOart

Women Eco Art Dialogue Online Exhibition

Global 2018-2019

(co-curated exhibition with Praba Pilar and Isabella de La Rocha on women who are using engineering and technology to address environment and social justice questions in their work.)


Cyberfest 11

The State Hermitage Youth Education Center

Saint Petersburg, Russia 2018

(exhibited part of Building User Response Gadgets, presented lecture)


SLSAeu Green

The University of Copenhagen and the National Gallery

Copenhagen, Denmark 2018

(Presented a Healthy Art Workshop, shared a short film about the Art Inspector and performed an Art Inspector Tour of the contemporary Danish the at the National Gallery.)


Almost Like Family

Dogpatch Cafe Gallery

San Francisco, CA 2017

(exhibited pieces from Refuge in Refuse)


Bioneers Conference

Eco Art Exhibition Curated by Women Eco Art Dialogue

San Rafael, CA 2016

(exhibited pieces from Art Inspector)


Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art and Culture Project

Curatorial Residency at SOMarts Cultural Center

San Francisco, CA 2015
(Social Practice, Augmented Reality, Wayfinding, Curatorial)

Collaborators include Robin Lasser, Barbara Boissevain, Judith Leinen


Art Buzz: A Game About Art Buzz Words

Emerging Arts Professionals at Center for New Music

San Francisco, CA  2014

(Game Art)

Collaborators include Katie Fahey, Jessie Johnson, Katherine Cantone



Lake Tahoe Community College Gallery

Lake Tahoe, CA 2013

(New Media Art)


Montanas a Mesas: A Game of Speed Agility and Flight

Come Out and Play Festival

San Francisco, CA 2012

(Game Art)

Co-produced with DC Spensley


Montanas a Mesas: A Game of Speed Agility and Flight

ISEA Conference, Albuquerque, NM 2012

(Game Art)

Co-produced with DC Spensley 


Aquaman and Kombucha Takeover

Beyond Landscape Women Environmental Artist Directory Group Show

Women’s Foundation, Novato, CA 2011 - 2012

(Bio Art) 


Trading Voices (collaborative project)

01SJ Biennial 

San Jose, CA 2010

Assisted with social and organization elements of project

(Dialogic Art) 


Art Inspector Workshop

Independent Artists Week

Yoshis, San Francisco, CA 2010

(Social Practice) 


Lift Off MFA Exhibition


San Jose, CA  2010

(Data Visualization, Maker Art) 


Polar Identity

Lead curator

Works/SJ, San Jose,CA2009

Artists included Andrea Polli, Xavier Cortada, Jerome Gueneau and Catherine Rannou, Phil Boissonnet, Andrea Juan, and Erika Blumenfeld.

(Lead Curator) 


Europans Starry Starry

Night Montalvo Arts Center

Saratoga, CA  2008



Tantalum Memorial c/o Mongrel (Collaborative Project)

Assisted with miscellaneous tasks and design elements

Superlight, SJ Museum of Art 01SJ

San Jose, CA 2008




Art Work Experience


Managing Director

Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts Sciences and Technology

San Francisco, CA 2.16 - present


Art Consultant

City of San Francisco Department of the Environment Artist Program

San Francisco, CA 09.13 - 6.15


Affiliate Program Manager

Leonardo/International Society for Art Science and Technology

San Francisco, CA 06.13 - 8.14


Community Engagement and Special Projects Manager

ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network

San Jose, CA 07.09 - 11.12


Co-Project Manager

San Jose Climate Clock Initiative

San Jose, CA 06.10 - 12.12


New Media Curator

Cal Shakes & Intersection for the Arts Partnership

San Francisco Bay Area, CA 04.11- 01.12


Managing Editor

San Jose State University, CADRE, SWITCH Online Journal

San Jose, CA 08.07- 01.10


Art Related Experience
Board Member (Communications Director)

Emerging Arts Professional

San Francisco Bay Area


Board Member (Chair of Marketing/Outreach Committee)

Women Environmental Artist Directory - WEAD 

San Francisco Bay Area

01.12 - 10.14


Outreach Manager (Volunteer)

CODAME Art + Tech

San Francisco, CA

01.14 - present



San Jose Public Art Advisory Committee

San Jose, CA 10.11- 07.13



San Jose Airport Art + Tech Pool

City of San Jose Public Art Department

San Jose, CA 06.12


Media Fellow

Emerging Arts Professionals/SFBA

San Francisco, CA 09.11- 06.12 

A network focused on empowerment, leadership, and growth of next generation arts and culture workers in the San Francisco Bay Area through knowledge sharing, learning opportunities, and partnerships

2010 - present

2010 - present

Danielle Siembieda is a Community Engagement Expert working at the intersection of New Media Art, Sustainability and Community. San Francisco Bay Area, CA USA contact danielle@siembieda.com. 

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