BIOGRAPHY

Photo: Jeffrey Fortson 

Photo: Jeffrey Fortson 

Paige Dansinger, recipient of the 2017 Pioneer Women in Tech Award, creates traditional and digital artworks which reanimate the history of art. Creating the prototype #DrawArt mobile application in 2012, established self as a specialist in developing digital engagement experiences in museums and social media with MuseumDraw. Founding Director of Better World Museum, her work bridges creative technology, participatory public art, and community placemaking. Creating Virtual Reality art historical narratives, emotional wellness spaces, and participatory collaborative drawings are her passion, as well as urban edible gardening.

Works included in “Gutai Card Box” in exhibit, Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NYC. Digital experiences with Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, MediaLab at Met Museum, Goldstein Museum of Design, The Huntington Library, Garden and Collections, Chipstone Foundation, Worcester Art Museum, De Cordova Sculpture Park, Parthenon Reunification Colloquy at Nicholson Museum, Sydney. Special projects for Museum Computer Network, and Museums and the Web. Presented also at Museum Computer Network (2015), Creative Tech Week NYC (2016), and Museums and the Web, Los Angeles (2016). "Art in the Round" MuseumDraw Public Tour at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC. IoTFuse Conference, TEDxMinnespolis, Jump Into VR Fest, NYC, Minnesota Museum Association. Participated in MASS Action at Mia. Locally included in SooVac Gallery, FUTURE for Made Here MN and 5to10 on Hennepin generously supported by the Hennepin Theatre Trust. Currently Artist in Residence for Minneapolis Athenaeum.

Paige's early museum experience includes working at Minneapolis Insitute of Arts (Mia), from 2005-12 as a Student Intern Curator in Decorative Arts, Textiles and Sculpture in the Harold and Mickey Smith Gallery for Jewish Arts and Culture. Intern/Volunteer assisting the Registrar of Main Collections, and as a seasonal employee in Public Programs, as a Lead Educator for Art in the Park, Family Days, including festivals and special projects. She holds a MA in Art History, and Mini-MBA in Non Profit Administration and Fundraising from St. Thomas University, MN, and BFA from Minneapolis College of Arts and Design (MCAD).

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