Résumé

Education

MA Graphic Design, ENSAD, Paris, France

Professional Experience

2020 – present
2020 – present
2017- present
2016 – present

2015 – present 
2014 – present 
2013 – 2015
2012 – present
2002 – present    

Director, What’s Next for Earth, Online Community Art Project
Arts Coordinator, MAHB Arts Community, Stanford University, CA
Serves on the Arts Program Committee at AYA, San Jose, CA
Team member of Mon Ocean et Moi, an educational project of L’Institut de la Mer de Villefranche, France
Serves on the Education Committee at Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Art Educator, AYA (Alliance for Youth Achievement), San Jose, CA
Board of Directors WEAD (Women Eco-Artists Dialog), CA
Teaching Artist, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Independent Art Instructor providing art workshops and classes

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS (Recent)

2021

2020
2019
2018
2018
2018
2017
2017

2017
2018
2017
2017

Extraordinary Phytoplankton, with AYA Alliance for Youth Achievement, and l’Institut de la Mer, Villefranche Sur Mer, France
Eco Workshop, Tech Interactive, San Jose, CA
Poster Making Art Integration, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Bio Ink Plankton, Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA
‘Maker Mondays’ Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
Taste of Science, When Art meets Science, Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
Shadow Box, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, 2017
Activism through Poster Making, Art as Activism Annual Conference, Montalvo, Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Viva Calle, with Alum Rock Education Foundation, flag making, San Jose, CA
BayDay, with Save The Bay, Mini Mobile Making, Port Fest, Redwood City, CA
BayDay, with Save The Bay, Mini Mobile Making, Port Fest, Redwood City, CA
Sunnyvale Public Library, Ocean Shadow Box, Endangered Species, Sunnyvale

LECTURES (Selection)

2020
2020

2020
2019
2017
2016
2015
2015

Los Gatos High School, Art Club, 2020
What’s Next For Earth, A conversation with Paul Ehrlich (MAHB), hosted by Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, Docent Monthly Meeting 
Montalvo Arts Center, Earth Day presentation
SJSU, School of Art and Art History, San Jose, CA
FabLearn Conference Stanford, Ignite Talk: “The Water Project”, Stanford University, CA
Berkeley City College, Art as Citizen, art class Sharon Siskin, Berkeley, CA
Laney College: Eco-Art Class Sharon Siskin and Andree Thompson, Oakland, CA

Awards and Grants

2019
2019
2018
2013
2012

California Arts Council (CAC) – Artists in Communities, Phytoplankton Project
Arts & Cultural Exchange Program (ACE) City of San Jose, Phytoplankton Project
California Arts Council (CAC) – Activation Public Spaces, The Ocean is Calling
Best Environmental Short Award, Bay Area Women in Film and Media Short Film Festival
Micro-grant – ZERO1 Biennial + The James Irvine Foundation

Art Residencies

2022
2021
2021
2020
2016
2013
2012
2000

Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
The Verdancy Project, Troutdale, OR
Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
Tech Shop San Jose, San Jose, CA
Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, Artist Teaching Art Program, Sausalito, CA
The Billboard Art Project: Sight and Sound, Richmond, VA
College of Santa Fe, Printmaking Center, Santa Fe, NM

Corporate and Public Collections

Santa Clara Valley Water District Headquarters, San Jose, CA
Tech Interactive, San Jose, CA
La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France

Installations and Solo Exhibitions (RECENT)

2022
2021
2020
2019
2019
2019
2019
2018
2018
2018
2017
2016

2016
2014

Slow Down, Desert Dairy Residency, Twentynine Palms, CA
Our House, Desert Dairy Residency, Twentynine Palms, CA
Exponential, Desert Dairy Residency, Twentynine Palms, CA
Plankton Soup, Participatory Installation, Tech Interactive, San Jose, CA
Keep the Rainforest Alive, Santa Cruz Museum of Art MAH, Santa Cruz, CA
Le Temps que Dure le Chemin, INSERM Marseille, France
Bulles D’Air, Collaborative Installation, La Timone Hospital, France
Plankton Soup with Plastic, Santa Cruz Museum of Art MAH, Santa Cruz, CA
Coastal Cleanup, Palo Alto Baylands Nature Center, CA
From Plankton to Constellations, collective installation, Montalvo Arts Center, CA
Tech Shop San Jose, Plankton Explorations, San Jose, CA
Coastal Cleanup Installation, Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Environmental Education Center, CA
Coastal Cleanup Installation, Sunnyvale Public Library, Sunnyvale, CA
Sip. Do Not Gulp., The de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

 Group Exhibitions (Recent)

2022
2022
2021
2021
2019
2019
2018
2018
2018
2016
2016
2015
2014
2014

Art Through Action: Restoration and Regeneration, WEAD, Bioneers 2022, San Francisco, CA
Borrowed Time, Roaring Artist Gallery, Virtual Exhibition
Euphrat Museum of Art, Interconnected – Sources of Solace, CA
Stanford University, Science Art-Nature, Challenges of Climate Change, CA
Art Artik: Art and Architecture, San Jose, CA
Pacific Art League, Plankton, Palo Alto, CA
San Diego Art Fair, Plankton Blooms, San Diego, CA,
City College, Art in the Age of X, San Diego, CA
Art Ark Gallery, Arousing Biophilia, San Jose, CA
Bioneers Conference, Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall, CA
Lancaster Museum of Art and History: WEAD- Women Eco Artists Dialog, CA
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH): GLOW: Digital Night, Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH): GLOW a Festival of Light, Santa Cruz, CA
Tech Museum, San Jose, CA

Press Publications (Recent)

2021
2020
2020

NBC Bay Area: Sunnyvale Artist Raises Awareness About Climate Change
MAHB Stanford: Time To Rethink Business as Usual
Mercury News San Jose – Sunnyvale Artist Kicks Off Global Dialogue