Sienna DeGovia

(b. 1975, Los Angeles, California)

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Sienna DeGovia's art practice incorporates materials ranging from metal, fabric, clay, polymer, and paint, to comestibles like bread, meat, candy and sweets. Working mostly three dimensionally, Sienna makes moving motorized sculptures as well as static works and often collaborates with photographers to capture ephemeral tableaus. Sienna received her BFA from the California College of Art, and has exhibited in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Carlsbad, Racine and Miami.


1999 BFA, Sculpture, California College of the Arts, California

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019 America, Feast or Folly, with Renée Anjanette, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California

2011 Angel City Eats, gallery km (now Klowden Mann), Santa Monica, California

2002 Paper ‘Copter (installation), Pull My Daisy, Los Angeles, California

2001 Jiggle, Snow Pony, Echo Park, California

1999 Becoming Ginger, CCA’s Center Gallery, San Francisco, California

Group Exhibitions

2018 Polymer Art: Recent Acquisitions, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

2016 Go for Baroque: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

2015 Food for Thought: A Celebration of Food in Art, Canon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, California

2013 Good Enough to Eat: Food as subject for Craft, Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, California

2013 Miami Project, gallery km (now Klowden Mann), Miami, Florida

2012 Home Sweet Homeless, Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, California


2016 “Featured Artist,” Los Angeles Review of Books, November.

2015 Moses, Monica, “Sweet Tooth,” American Craft Magazine, January 20.

2012 Caldwell, Ellen, “Gallerist At Home: Deb Klowden Mann,” New American Paintings, August 20.

2011 Garbee, Jenn, “Angel City Eats: Where Joe Friday + Kim Kardashian Meet Over Donuts This Weekend,” LA Weekly Blog, December 9.

Selected Collections

Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

Neena and Gerry Smith, Irvine, California

Deb Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, California

Vincent Cresciman, Los Angeles, California

Brianna Beaudry-Blagg, Los Angeles, California

Peri Wolfman, New York, New York

Elizabeth West, New York, New York