MA Graphic Design, ENSAD, Paris, France

Professional Experience
2020 – presentFounder and curator What’s Next for Earth, Online Art Project
2020 – presentArt Editor and curator, MAHB Arts Community Page, Stanford University, CA
2016 – presentTeam member of Mon Ocean et Moi
An educational project of L’Institut de la Mer de Villefranche, France
2014 – 2022 Teaching Artist, AYA (Alliance for Youth Achievement), San Jose, CA
2002 – presentIndependent Art Instructor providing art workshops and classes
2017 – 2021Served on the Arts Program Committee at AYA, San Jose, CA
2015 – 2020Served on the Education Committee at Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2012 – 2020Teaching Artist, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2013 – 2015Board of Directors WEAD (Women Eco-Artists Dialog), CA


2021Extraordinary Phytoplankton, with AYA Alliance for Youth Achievement,
and l’Institut de la Mer, Villefranche Sur Mer, France
2020Eco Workshop, Tech Interactive, San Jose, CA
2019Poster Making Art Integration, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2018Bio Ink Plankton, Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, CA
2018Maker Mondays, Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
2018Taste of Science, When Art meets Science, Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
2018BayDay, with Save The Bay, Mini Mobile Making, Port Fest, Redwood City, CA
2017Shadow Box, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, 2017
2017Activism through Poster Making, Art as Activism Annual Conference, Montalvo, Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
2017Viva Calle, with Alum Rock Education Foundation, flag making, San Jose, CA
2017BayDay, with Save The Bay, Mini Mobile Making, Port Fest, Redwood City, CA
2017Sunnyvale Public Library, Ocean Shadow Box, Endangered Species, Sunnyvale

LECTURES (Selection)

2022WEAD [online] Art + Education Series: Down To Earth
2022Ecoartspace [online] What’s Next for Earth + Think Resilience,
a presentation and a discussion with Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute
2020Los Gatos High School Art Club [online], 2020
2020Montalvo Arts Center [online]: Earth Day – What’s Next For Earth,
A conversation with Paul Ehrlich (MAHB)
2020San Jose Museum of Art, Docent Monthly Meeting, San Jose, CA
2019Montalvo Arts Center, Earth Day presentation, Saratoga, CA
2017SJSU, School of Art and Art History, San Jose, CA
2016FabLearn Conference Stanford, Ignite Talk: “The Water Project”, Stanford University, CA
2015Berkeley City College, Art as Citizen, art class Sharon Siskin, Berkeley, CA
2015Laney College: Eco-Art Class Sharon Siskin and Andree Thompson, Oakland, CA

Awards and Grants

2019California Arts Council (CAC) – Artists in Communities, Phytoplankton Project
2019Arts & Cultural Exchange Program (ACE) City of San Jose, Phytoplankton Project
2018California Arts Council (CAC) – Activation Public Spaces, The Ocean is Calling
2013Best Environmental Short Award, Bay Area Women in Film and Media Short Film Festival
2012Micro-grant – ZERO1 Biennial + The James Irvine Foundation

Art Residencies

2022Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
2021The Verdancy Project, Troutdale, OR
2021Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
2020Desert Dairy, Twentynine Palms, CA
2016Tech Shop San Jose, San Jose, CA
2013Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, Artist Teaching Art Program, Sausalito, CA
2012The Billboard Art Project: Sight and Sound, Richmond, VA
2000College of Santa Fe, Printmaking Center, Santa Fe, NM

Corporate and Public Collections

2017 – presentSanta Clara Valley Water District Headquarters, Coastal Cleanup Installation,
San Jose, CA
2019 – presentTech Interactive, Bio Tinkering Lab, ‘Bio Ink Plankton Wall’, Permanent installation,
San Jose, CA, installed in January 2019, San Jose, CA
2019 – presentLa Timone Hospital, Paintings, Marseille, France
LARGE SCALE Installations and Solo Exhibitions
2022Gallery Route One, Down To Earth, part of Terra Art Collective: Ecolibrium, Point Reyes, CA
2022Desert Dairy Residency, Slow Down, Twentynine Palms, CA
2021Desert Dairy Residency, Our House, Twentynine Palms, CA
2020Desert Dairy Residency, Exponential, Twentynine Palms, CA
2019Tech Interactive, Plankton Soup, Participatory Installation, San Jose, CA
2019Santa Cruz Museum of Art MAH, Keep the Rainforest Alive, Santa Cruz, CA
2019INSERM Marseille, Le Temps que Dure le Chemin, France
2019La Timone Hospital, Bulles D’Air, Collaborative Installation, Marseille, France
2018Santa Cruz Museum of Art MAH, Plankton Soup with Plastic, Santa Cruz, CA
2018Palo Alto Baylands Nature Center, Coastal Cleanup, CA
2018Montalvo Arts Center, From Plankton to Constellations, collective installation, CA
2017Tech Shop San Jose, Plankton Explorations, San Jose, CA
2016Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Coastal Cleanup Installation,
Environmental Education Center, CA
2016Sunnyvale Public Library, Coastal Cleanup, installation, Sunnyvale, CA
2014de Saisset Museum of Art, Sip. Do Not Gulp, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
2012Kaleid Gallery: “Let’s Fight Till Six and Then Have Dinner,” installation, San Jose, CA
2011Project X: Art: “Defragmentation“, installation, Solana Beach, CA
2010Art Produce Gallery: Lucy, Darwin, and Me, San Diego, CA
2010San Diego Art Institute: C’est la Vie, San Diego, CA
2010San Diego Art Institute: Here it’s Peace, San Diego, CA
2010San Diego Art Institute: “Correspondences and Elevation“, installation, San Diego, CA
2009Art Produce Gallery: “Lucy, Darwin and Me“, installation, San Diego, CA
2008San Diego Art Institute: “C’est la Vie“, installation, San Diego, CA
2008Cygnet Theatre Company / Rolando Theatre: “War Days“, San Diego, CA
2007San Diego Art Institute: “Here it’s Peace”, San Diego, CA
1997Musée des Merveilles: “Le Guetteur de Rêves”, Tende, France
1995Réserve Géologique de Haute-Provence, Digne Les Bains, France
1994Gallery Zenit, Copenhagen, Denmark
1993Galerie Le Soleil Bleu, Versailles, France

 Group Exhibitions (Recent)

2022Bioneers Conference, Art Through Action: Restoration and Regeneration, WEAD, San Francisco, CA
2022Borrowed Time, Roaring Artist Gallery, Virtual Exhibition
2021Euphrat Museum of Art, Interconnected – Sources of Solace, CA
2021Stanford University, Science Art-Nature, Challenges of Climate Change, CA
2019Art Artik: Art and Architecture, San Jose, CA
2019Pacific Art League, Plankton, Palo Alto, CA
2018San Diego Art Fair, Plankton Blooms, San Diego, CA
2018City College, Art in the Age of X, San Diego, CA
2018Art Ark Gallery, Arousing Biophilia, San Jose, CA
2016Bioneers Conference, Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall, CA
2016Lancaster Museum of Art and History: WEAD- Women Eco Artists Dialog, CA
2015Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH): GLOW: Digital Night, Santa Cruz, CA
2014Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH): GLOW a Festival of Light, Santa Cruz, CA
2014Tech Museum, San Jose, CA


2022MAHB Stanford Arts: Down To Earth: A Tribute to Limits to Growth
2022MAHB Stanford Arts: Holiday Gifts and Decorations a Different Way
– Think Handmade, Local, and Experiential
2021MAHB Stanford Arts: Our House: A Reflection on Fragility and Resilience
2020MAHB Stanford: Time To Rethink Business as Usual
2019MAHB Stanford Arts: Becoming part of the solution:
Art and science as a pathway to eco citizenry
2015WEAD Magazine (Women Eco Artists Dialog), Issue #7 Cultivating Communities

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