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Danielle Siembieda Sustainability Resume

Masters of Fine Arts

San Jose State University
MFA in Digital Media Art from the CADRE Laboratory for New Media
Emphasis on Green Technology/Materials and Energy Information systems.
Relevant Coursework
Green Materials
UC Berkeley Extension
Life Cycle Assessment Engineering
San Jose State University
Passive Solar Design
San Jose State University
Energy Auditing Systems
Tools and Practices
Lighting Systems
Pacific Energy Center




Art Inspector: Saving the Earth by Changing Art
San Francisco Bay Area 2009 - present
The Art Inspector is a third-party certification agent that examines the environmental impact of the art process and practice. Art Inspector works with interested agents such as curators, artists, collectors, and more in order to pre-qualify artists who pass a standard of environmental responsibility.

Art Consultant
City of San Francisco Department of the Environment
San Francisco, CA 10.13 - 2015
Advice SF Environment on safer practices for artists in San Francisco.

Applied skills

Ability to apply national and international third-party standards such as ISO 4200, LEED, Title 24, MSDS, FSC, etc.


Product review. Using inputs from the industry evaluates new products for their applicability for artists as alternatives to present products in use. This information informed by direct experience working with materials in a wide variety of art mediums in fine arts, digital arts, and public art.


Creating the largest and most extensive Bay Area data set of alternative (green, non-toxic and protected) art materials for several fine arts mediums including fibers, paper-based materials, waxes, paints, solvents, adhesives and photography.


Extensive experience contacting and working with manufacturers to identify which materials made be able to apply to artist practices.


Publishes and manages a blog and social network of artists reviewing, discussing and identifying hazardous artist materials and possible alternatives.


Creation of copyrighted intake forms for audits and assessment.Conducted assessments of artist studios and work places. Conducted several workshops for artist communities around the bay area around the green and healthier art materials.

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