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Facebook Community Leadership Fellow, Paige Dansinger 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, participatory art, and Garden One, a smart-city empathy and inclusion garden, are her platforms for creative tech innovation. 

Works included in “Gutai Card Box” in exhibit, Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NYC. Digital projects 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 and presentations at Museum Computer Network, Creative Tech Week NYC, and Museums and the Web, Los Angeles. Presented "Art in the Round" MuseumDraw Public Tour at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC. IoTFuse Conferences, TEDxMinnespolis, Jump Into VR Fest, NYC, Minnesota Museum Association, and Google DEV Fest. Participant in MASS Action at Mia. Locally included in SooVac Gallery, FUTURE for Made Here MN and 5to10 on Hennepin. Currently, Paige is the Digital & Virtual Reality Artist in Residence for Minneapolis Athenaeum and Mentor at Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Hennepin County Library. Visiting Artist with Arts Bridging the Gap, Los Angeles. Recipient of 2017 Minnesota Pioneer Women in Tech Award.

Paige’s emerging museum experience includes working at Minneapolis Institute 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, Mini-MBA in Non Profit Administration and Fundraising from St. Thomas University, MN, and BFA from Minneapolis College of Arts and Design (MCAD)M

Global Facebook Safety and Well-Being Summit

Paige Dansinger shares a vulnerable story that helped plant the seed for VR Garden at the Global Facebook Safety & Well-Being Summit, NYC 2019. Paige is a Facebook Community Leadership Fellow 2018-2019.

Facebook Safety Community Showcase (25:40)

AWE Augmented World Expo

A talk from the Humanities Track at AWE USA 2019 - the World's #1 XR Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, California May 29-31, 2019. Paige Dansinger (Better World Museum, Facebook Community Leadership Program): AR/VR Garden AR/VR Garden promotes human and bio-diversity, inclusion, empathy, cimate justice, and wellness.

Miami XR Expo

Communities Like VR Garden

Community members & volunteers of Facebook Community Leadership Groups, Blessings in A Bag and The Codette Project share positive experiences participating in VR Garden and drawing in Virtual Reality.

VR Garden + Community

Members of the Native You0th Arts Collective draw in VR Garden at the Little Earth Community, Minneapolis, MN.
Facebook Community Leadership Program
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