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Irvington, New York 10533

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Website: davidsiever.com



2017 MFA National Competition

 First Street Gallery, New York NY                                                                                                                              July 20 - August 11 2017

They Don't Love You Like I Love You

  Trinosophes, Detroit MI                                                                                                                                                                  May 7 2017

Small Works Exhibition

 Mamaronek Artists Guild, Larchmont NY                                                                                                                                May 6 -25 2017

87th Annual Juried Open Exhibition at the National Art League

 National Art League, Queens NY                                                                                                                                  May 21 – June 3 2017

Masters of Fine Art Thesis Exhibition

 Sullivan Galleries, School of The Art Institute of Chicago                                                                   April 29 – May 17 2017

You Can Go with This or You Can Go with That
  Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                                                    November 19, 2016 

  Gallery 1922, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                    November 1 –13, 2016

  Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY                                                                           Sept 24 – Oct 16, 2016

2016 MFA National Competition
  First Street Gallery, New York, NY                                                                                                     July 21 – August 12, 2016

RiverArts Exhibition and Studio Tour
  Hastings, NY                                                                                                                                    April 4 – 28, 2016

Cera - Mix Pt.1: A SAIC and Cranbrook Ceramics Collaboration
  Gallery 1922, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                               February 28, 2016

Cera - Mix Pt. 2: A SAIC and Cranbrook Ceramics Collaboration
  Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI                                                                         May 7, 2016          

  Dickinson Roundell Gallery, New York, NY                                                                   December 15, 2015 – January 2016

Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show
  Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IL                                                                                              May 19 – July 13, 2015

Post­-Baccalaureate Exhibition
  Dreitzer Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA                                                                              March 25, 2015

Borders and Boundaries
  One Fifty­-Seven Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA                                                                           October 29, 2014

  Sheila and Richard Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD                                   January 31, 2014  




A.I.R. Vallauris

 Vallauris, France                                                                                                                                             September 2017(Forthcoming) 

Arquetopia Fall Residency

 Puebla, Mexico                                                                                                                               October-December 2017 (Forthcoming)





The Mysterious Disappearance of Sir John Franklin

 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                                          May 17, 2017

One Summer Back in 98’: The Spanish American War

 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                                          May 11, 2017

Artist Lecture

 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills MI                                                                                                 May 8. 2017

The Boer War: An Account of Colonial Folly                                                                                           

  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                                December 15, 2016

The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme 1916-2016
  Sector 2337 Chicago                                                                                                                         November 18, 2016

Artist Lecture
  8th GVSU Ceramics Forum Grand Valley State University                                                                     October 10, 2016

Artist Lecture
  School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                              September 12, 2016

The Presidents- John Quincy to McKinley
  School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                                           May 5, 2016

Artist Lecture
  Cera- Mix Pt. 2: A SAIC and Cranbrook Ceramics Collaboration, Cranbrook Academy of Art                               May 7, 2016

Beyond the Pot — The Ceramics Archive Lecture: Ceramics — Uniting the Historical and the Haptic
  Shapiro Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                                                   March 14, 2016

Artist Lecture
  Ceramics department School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                              November 4, 2015

Back in TimePhotography of World War One
  The Salon: Maryland Institute College of Art                                                                                          May 22, 2014

Reading David: A Mother and Son’s Journey Through the Labyrinth of Dyslexia.
(2003) New York: Penguin

Co-Author with Lissa Weinstein, Ph.D. Contributed all sections from the child’s point of view.
Awarded the Margot Marek Prize from the New York International Dyslexia Association and has
been translated into Japanese and Indonesian.



School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                  

  MFA in Ceramics Chicago, IL                                                                                          September 2015 – May 2017
Brandeis University

  Post-Bac in Fine Arts,Waltham, MA                                                                                             September 2014 – May 2015                        Maryland Institute College of Art                                    

  Post-Bac in Studio Art: Sculpture, Photography, Baltimore, MD                                                   September 2013 – May 2014
New York Academy of Art
  Summer Sculpture Intensive                          

  Écorché, Human Figure, Toy Design, New York, NY                                                                       June 2013 – August 2013                               
Art Students League                                                                            

  Mig, Tig and Arc Welding. Vylactl, NY                                                                                             January 2012 – June 2012
Purchase College of SUNY, Bachelor of Arts                                      

  Concentration in History and Art: Photography, Sculpture,                                             

  Museum Design, Film, European History, Purchase, NY                                                  September 2010 – May 2013

New York Academy of Art:                                                                                             

  Certificate in Forensic Sculpture, New York, NY                                                                                            July 2011
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  Excavation, conservation and photography of Etruscan Artifacts        

  Amherst, MA/ Poggio Civitate, Italy                                                                                        June 2010 – August 2010



Honorable Mention, National Art League 87th Juried Art Show, Queens NY                                                                   2017

New Artist Society Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                                         2015 – 2017

Best in Show, ART IN CLAY IV: UP AGAINST THE WALL, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition                        2016

Shapiro Foundation Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL                                      2015 –2016          

Post-Baccalaureate Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art                                                                            2013




Arts Specialist

     ACT Camp at St. John the Divine, New York, NY                                                                         June 2017- August 2017

Teaching Assistant
  School of The Art Institute of Chicago                                     

  Digital Methods in Ceramics, Chicago, IL                                                                        September – December 2016

Co-Head of Ceramics                                                                                               

  French Woods Performing Arts Camp, Hancock, NY                                                                     June – August 2016

Art Camp Counselor                                                                                        

  67th Street YMCA, New York, NY                                                                                             July 2015 – August 2015
Teaching Assistant

  Sculpture Foundations 3-D Design, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA                                        September 2014 – May 2015                                                                                Studio Assistant
  Suzanne Hodes, Helped prepare and organize Gallery Show, Waltham, MA                       September 2014 – December 2014

Studio Assistant
  Bradley Hart, Helped prepare and organize Gallery Nine5 Show, Brooklyn, NY                                   February – March 2013

  Clay Art Center                                           

  Maintenance and running of ceramic studio, Rye, NY                                                 September 2012 – February 2013          


  Habitat for Humanity                                                

  Constructed affordable housing, Yonkers, NY                                                                                       April 2009 – June 2009
Research Intern
  Mount Sinai Hospital                                                                  

  Research program in Biological Psychiatry, New York, NY                                                      May 2008 – August 2008           

Research Intern, Bronx VA Hospital                                                                          

  Data analysis for Personality Disorders study, Bronx, NY                                                         May 2007 – August 2007          





Kinsey Institute
  Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IL