JULES ROCHIELLE SIEVERT

www.socialpracticesartnetwork.org

Based in Los Angeles. Specializes in models of collaborative design, social art practices and community based art projects

Group Exhibitions

(2011) Shifting Communities, Bronx River Art Center, New York, New York (2011) Living as Form: Social Practice Archive, CREATIVE TIME, New York, New York (2011- 2010) Portable City Project, Public Interest Residency, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles, (2010) Portable City Projects Performing Public Space Casa Del Tunel, Tijuana, Mexico (2009) MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica (2009) Portable City Project Irrational Acts Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica (2009 ) May Day Pie Banquet April 30th Labor and Social Justice Fair, California State University Dominguez Hills

Large Scale Collaborative Community Works
(2011-2012) Founder and Director (Span) Social Practices Art Network, Los Angeles (2012) Documentation Archivist, Suzanne Lacy’s Three Weeks in January, Los Angeles (2011-2008) Design Team, Strawberry Flag, Metabolic Studio/Lauren Bon, Los Angeles (2008-2007) Design Team, Plessy Park, Otis Graduate Project Otis College of Art and Design /Transforma Projects, New Orleans, (2005–2004) Artistic Producer, E-RACE, Miscellaneous Productions, Vancouver (2004–2003) Artistic Producer, What You Carry With You, Miscellaneous Productions, Vancouver (2003–2002) Artistic Producer, The Reena Project, Miscellaneous Productions, Vancouver

Artist Residencies
(2012) Portable City Projects, Grande Central Art Center, UC Fullerton, Santa Anna, CA (2011) Who’s Data, Knowles West Media Center, Bristol UK (2011–2010) Portable City Projects/Public Interest, Los Angeles Center for Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles (2008) Artists in the Back Country, Sequoia Parks Foundation, Mt Whitney and Kings Canyon

Guest Presenter
(2012) Open Engagement, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
(2011) Congress of Collectives, Flux Factory, New York, New York (2011) Open Engagement, Portland State University, Portland Oregon (2011) Otis College of Art and Design, Public Practice MFA Program, Los Angeles (2010) Street Smarts, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (2010) University of Southern California Public Art History, Los Angeles CA (2007) Creative Mapping Community and Digital Storytelling – How & Why, OUR stories Demonstrating Change / Storytelling, Round House Community Center, Vancouver

Publications 
(2012) Writer, Food, Art and Politics for Spring Issue 43 of Public Art Review (2009) Writer, Portable City Projects: Ending the Silence Between Us, Otis College of Art and Design Magazine 2009 Volume 7

(2008) Writer, Mapping Community, Access All Areas: Conversations on Engaged Arts. Ed. Tania Willard. Vancouver: Grunt Gallery. (2008) Writer, Transforma New Orleans, Otis College of Art and Design Magazine 2008

Grants/Awards
(2011) Free Press Media Reform Community Scholarship (2005–1999) Miscellaneous Productions Artistic Producer/Co-founder: Received Resources from: Government of Canada / National Crime Prevention Strategy/Canada Council for the Arts – Inter-Arts/ Canadian Heritage – Multiculturalism Program/Vancouver Foundation/BC Solicitor General and Public Safety – Safe Streets Safe Schools Fund/BC Anti-racism & Multiculturalism Program/ Canada Council for the Arts – Inter-Arts – Artists & Community Collaboration Fund/ Canadian Race Relations Foundation/ The Richmond Community Foundation – Leadership Grant Program/ National Crime Prevention Centre – Community Mobilization Program/ B.C. Ministry of Multiculturalism & Immigration Anti-Racism Program

Professional
(2012) Native Public Media, Instructor, Development Consultant and Course Curriculum Writer Co-write and co-develop a Digital Journalism Workshop Curriculum for Native Public Media’s Media Excellence Program to be presented at Institute for American Indian Arts. (2012- 2001) Freelance Arts and Cultural Consultant and Researcher, Nonprofit Organization Management, USA and Canada [Past client list: Public Art Review, Freewaves New Media, Access to Media Education Society, Vancouver Moving Theatre, Full Circle First Nations Performance, City of North Vancouver, Kinesis Dance Society, First Vancouver Theatre Space Society, Trout Lake Farmers Market.] (2012 – 2007) Independent Creative Director, Portable City Projects, Cross Sector Creative Think Tank, Los Angeles, California (2008 – Present) Developed projects and residencies through out the USA and England (2011 – 2008) Studio Manager and Design Team, Metabolic Studio/Annenberg Foundation, Nonprofit Philanthropy industry Los Angeles, California (2008 – 2011) (2009 – 2007) Integrated Learning Teaching Assistant/ Graduate Program Assistant & Media Archival Assistant Public Practice, MFA Program, Otis College of Art and Design, Higher Education, Los Angeles, California (2007 – 2008) (2005 – 2001) Founder and Artistic Producer, Miscellaneous Productions, Cross Sector Organizational Management, Vancouver, BC (1999 – 2005) (2002- 2001) Interim Director of Communications, Family Services of Greater Vancouver, Nonprofit Organizational Management, Vancouver, British Columbia
 

Education
(2009 ) MFA, Public Practice, Otis College of Art And Design (1994) BA, Art, Art History, Anthropology, Western Washington University