Sienna Shields

Field of Practice:

Video / Film / New Media

City, Country:

Anchorage, AK, United States


2009, 2010, 2011


Oct 2010 - Feb 2011

Jan 1970 - Apr 2011

Born 1976 in Alaska.

Sienna Horton graduated with high honors from Lewis and Clark College in Portland/USA earning her BFA in History and Latin American Studies.

She works as a collage artist across the mediums but focuses primarily in the realms of film, photography, and collage of painted paper. Also working in music and performance art, her work has been exhibited and performed internationally, most recently in several group shows at The Living House Space in Brooklyn, NY, completing a residency at SUPERFRONT Gallery, also in Brooklyn, featuring a video piece at Cercle Pan in Paris/France, and donating a painting to the Anchorage Museum in Alaska.

For many years Sienna Horton was an active member of The DUMBA collective in Brooklyn and from there she created and participated in many works and performances over the past seven years which were presented throughout the New York City region in many spaces including ABC no RIO, Expo Art, Deitch Projects, The Box, Bicycle and numerous others.

She works collaboratively with many artists and curators. Current projects include the editing of »Ambulomancy«, a film she directed and shot in her native Alaska with 15 other women artists in 2007, the creation of a new series of sculptures in resin and berry, music video production for various recording artists, and a photo series of architectural transformers to be exhibited at SUPERFRONT Gallery, and finally, preparing a new series of paintings for a solo exhibition at KUMA Galerie in Berlin.