Education

MA Visual & Critical Studies, The California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2016

MFA Fine Art, The California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2016

BFA Photography, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2003

Exhibitions

2019

Red Gold, After Hailstones, a collaborative project with Justin Robinson and F U Z Z press, January 3-30, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018

Midnight, a group show curated by Rose Nestler, July 14-August 25, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

CCA Staff Show, February 13-22, the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2017

Make Art/Work 2017, January 17-21, the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016

Méconnaissance, September 2 - October 30, Central, Philadelphia, PA

2015

CCA MFA Exhibition, May 14 - 23, the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Glass, Cinder & Thorns III, a group show curated by April Segedi, March 20 - April 25, Inner State Gallery, Detroit, MI

 2013

Scope Basel, Modernbook Gallery Booth, June 10 - 16, Basel, Switzerland

Coalesce, featuring Sienna Freeman, Matt R. Phillips, Allison Sommers, March 1 - April 19, Gallery 309, Philadelphia, PA 

Affordable Art Fair Battersea, Modernbook Gallery Booth, March 7 – 10, London, England

2012

Glass, Cinder & Thorns II, a group show curated by April Segedi. November 2012, 323 East Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

Art Platform Los Angeles, Modernbook Gallery Booth, September 28 - 30, Los Angeles, CA

Perception Shift, featuring Wade Aaron, Sienna Freeman, John Langdon, Bovey Lee, Kristen Neville-Taylor, Ryan Livingstone, Michelle Vitale Loughlin, Mat Ollig, with a short film by the Quay Brothers, curated by Heather Gibson, September 5 - December 12, 2012, Stockton College Art Gallery, Galloway, NJ

Constructing the Figure, featuring Jeff Wallin, Rogelio Manzo, & Sienna Freeman. February 25, Art Loft PA, Philadelphia PA

2011

Spirit Board, group show curated by JL Schnabel, November 5 - December 2, 2011, Articulated Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Birds of a Feather, group show featuring work by Sienna Freeman, Frank Gonzales, Darla Teagarden, & Edith Lebeau, November 5 - December, 2011, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

Sienna Freeman Rencontre Thierry Tillier / Thierry Tillier meets Sienna Freeman, September 9 - October 29, LeVecteur, two person show, Galerie V2, Charleroi, Belgium

Approaching the Unreal, featuring Maggie Taylor, Jerry Uelsmann, Jamie Baldridge, Brian Taylor, Susan kae Grant, Brent Townshend, Sara Friedlander, Tom Chambers, Holly Roberts, Mary Daniel Hobson, Julieanne Kost, Sienna Freeman, and Jenny Honnert Abell, April 7 - May 28, Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Sienna Freeman & Becky Schmidt: Monsters inside Me, April 8 – July 7, two person show, Chapterhouse, Philadelphia, PA

Sienna Freeman: Broken Mirror, solo show, March 4 – 27, Bambi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

2010

Art Miami 2010, Modernbook Gallery Booth, December 1 - 5, Miami, FL

Art Toronto 2010, Modernbook Gallery Booth, October 28 - November 1, Toronto, Canada

Sienna Freeman: Mirror Mirror, September 11 - October 4, solo show, Sweet Jane, Philadelphia, PA

Playmate: Darla Jackson, Gretchen Diehl, and Sienna Freeman, February 26 - March 23, James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Sienna Freeman: Equinophobia, December 10 - January 7, solo show, B2, Philadelphia, PA

2009

In Your Dreams, May 18 – September 11, juried exhibition, Art at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Life on the Spectrum: A Love Story, June 11 – 13, group show, The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

Child Bride Makes Friends with Her Shadow, A public installation piece for Urban Outfitters, January - February, University of Pennsylvania campus, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Sienna Freeman: Recent Works, August 24 – October 5, solo show, Arcadia, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Works by Sienna Freeman, Chris Lawrence, & Kat Moran. August 1 – 23, Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2008, Juried Show, June 29 – September 21, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Sienna Freeman: Re/member, January 12 - March 29, solo show, Yo Darkroom & Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Space 1026: Never Forget! Do It Yourself with Other People (a survey of the cooperative's past 10 years), November 2 – December 20, Space1026 Gallery and Studios, Philadelphia, PA 

Close to Home > 10, group show curated by Alida Fish, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2004

Birds of Prey, Space1026 Gallery, group show, Philadelphia, PA

2003

University of the Arts Senior Photography Thesis Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2002

Digital/Analog: Photo-Based Work, Group show, Siano Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Flip Book Fest, Space1026 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Experience, Critiques, Lectures

Guest Critic, 3:1 Peer Critique, California College of the Arts, October 30, 2018

Eccentric Conversations with Sienna Freeman, Elena Gross, and Anthea Black. Moderated by Kim Anno. Presented by QCC’s Emerging Scholars Program (ESP) and KADIST, KADIST SF, October 17, 2018

Guest Critic, 3:1 Peer Critique, California College of the Arts, April 3, 2018

Lead Discussant, ONE + TWO Critique Group, The American Industrial Building, San Francisco, CA June 10, 2017

Guest Critic, 3:1 Peer Critique, California College of the Arts, February 16, 2017

Teaching Assistant, Living Painters, professor Jordan Kantor, California College of the Arts, Fall 2015

Visiting Artist Talk, Painting 1, Prof. Victoria Wagner, California College of the Arts, Spring 2015

Teaching Assistant, CONTEMPORARY ART (SINCE 1945), professor Elizabeth Mangini, California College of the Arts, Fall 2014

Visiting Artist Talk, Surface Alteration in Photography,  professor Alida Fish, the University of the Arts, Fall 2012

Juror for the Ted Cary Prize competition, the University of the Arts, 2011

Guest Speaker, Photography Alumni Panel, the University of the Arts, Spring 2008

Guest Critic, Senior Final Photography Critique, the University of the Arts, Spring 2011

Professional Experience

2018 - Present

Project Manager, Operations, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA

2017 - 2018

Senior Manager of Academic Programs, Humanities & Sciences Division, Graduate Program in Visual & Critical Studies, VCS Dual-Degree Option - The California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016 - 2017  

Program Manager: Graduate Program in Visual & Critical Studies, VCS Dual-Degree Option, and Undergraduate Program in Visual Studies - The California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2014 - 2016

Gallery Manager - Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA

2010 – 2013

Director – Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007 – 2010

Associate Director – Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005 – 2007

Gallery Administrator – Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2003 – 2004

Resident Artist, Space 1026 Gallery & Studios, Philadelphia, PA

2002 - 2003

Gallery Intern & Artist Assistant, Space 1026 Gallery & Studios, Philadelphia, PA

Curatorial Experience

At the First Clear Word, an online exhibition, March 2018, NIAD Art Gallery, Richmond, CA.

WILD Nature: Christy Langer, Julie Anne Mann, Andy Paiko, and Jennifer Trask, May 4 – June 30, 2012, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Old Souls (Reincarnated Objects): Orly Cogan, Brian Dettmer, Flore Gardner, and Jessica Joslin, May 6 - June 25, 2011, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The Self & Beyond: Kiki Smith, Dana Major Kanovitz, Monica Cook, and Melanie Bilenker, September 4 - October 31, 2009, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

(In)Between: Contemporary Interpretations of Vanitas: Damien Hirst, Randall Sellers, Adelaide Paul, Tim Tate, Anne Siems, Dirk Staschke and Joe Boruchow, May 2 - June 28, 2008, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Birds of Prey:  Erinn Hart, Lia Brennan, Sarah Christoph, Sienna Freeman and Adriane Dalton, July - August, 2004, Space 1026 Gallery & Studios, Philadelphia, PA