Hi, I'm Sieglinde! (pronounced seeglinduh)
I'm an artist, visual consultant, designer, published author, and a creative coach.
Sieglinde Van Damme is an internationally exhibiting, award-winning artist working in various media. Over the course of her 17+ year career, she participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions spanning the US, Europe, Russia, and Japan.
In 2017 Sieglinde launched studiosiegXclusive, an art-to-wear clothing and accessories line based on her photographic work, which won the prestigious Leigh Weimer’s Award in 2018.
Sieglinde received multiple awards for her work, highlights including:
- 2009 “Lorenzo di Medici Award” at the Contemporary Art Biennale in Florence (Italy);
- 2014 Belle Foundation Individual Grant for artistic merit in California
- 2018 Leigh Weimers Artist Awards in San Jose, CA
- 2019 Grant from the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs' Creative Industries Incentive Fund through the Center for Cultural Innovation
Her work and writings have been published in various catalogs and media publications both in the US and in Europe. Her art is included in numerous private and corporate collections, including Sotheby’s International Realty in France - Monaco.
Sieglinde holds an MS Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and an MFA in Photography from San Jose State University.
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