Participating artist in “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss”

February 16th, 2021

I am honored to have been selected to participate in “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss”, a multimedia, multi-venue, cross-border art intervention which seeks to provoke societal change by exposing and interrogating the negative social and environmental consequences of industrialized natural resource extraction.

Output: Art after Fire

December 10th, 2020

I’m delighted to have been selected to participate in a mentored fellowship with Output: Art After Fire. Read more about the project here: https://www.artafterfire.com.au/

Updates on my work for this project will appear on the Words in Place site.

 

Interview with Variable West

December 10th, 2020

Such a wonderful publication! This interview allowed me to expand upon and update many of the ideas I talked about in my interview with the LA Times.

Climate Grief and Embracing Beautiful Confusion: Daniela Molnar Interviewed

Interview with Literary Arts

September 20th, 2020

I talk about place, poetry, hybrid writing, my teaching style, and list some writers who are inspiring me lately in this interview. Thanks to Literary Arts for the opportunity!

Teacher Spotlight: Daniela Molnar

Residency with Mission Street Arts

September 4th, 2020

I’m excited and honored to have been awarded a residency at Mission Street Arts in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. I will be re-engaging the Words in Place project while I’m there, as well as continuing my ongoing painting projects.

Fellowship with the Western States Center

August 27th, 2020

I’m delighted and honored to have been awarded a fellowship with the Western States Center as part of their Common Good Masterclass for Artists and Cultural Workers: Combating Racism, Antisemitism, and Anti-Democratic Movements. I’m eager to learn about the intersection of these forces and to make art in response.

Two classes at Literary Arts

August 15th, 2020

Fall 2020 online: Nature Writing Now

 

Fall 2020 online: Writing Along the Seam

 

Spectrum News 1 feature

February 1st, 2020

As an corollary to the Los Angeles Times article (below), this video explores my New Earth series and its psychological, emotional, and societal implications. (6 minutes)

https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/la-times-today/2020/01/31/artist-channeled-her-emotions-about-climate-change-through-art-#

 

 

 

Profile in the Los Angeles Times

January 11th, 2020

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Thank you to the wonderful writer Julia Rosen and photographer Genaro Molina for this generous, thoughtful article on my New Earth series and on the role of art and artists in sociopolitical/cultural change.

Julia begins: “It had been a long day and Daniela Molnar’s mind was wandering when she saw the shape. The shape of what was already lost; the shape of something new that had just come into being.

Little did she know, it was a shape that would expose a profound feeling of grief within her — and then help her process it. …”

Read the rest here: https://www.latimes.com/la-sci-col1-climate-change-art-2019-story.html

Edge and Mirror: Landscape in the Anthropocene

September 9th, 2019

I am thrilled to have my paintings included in this show, the inaugural show at the gorgeous new Blue Galleries at Boise State University.

The exhibition features artists and an artist collective creating images and objects that document and interpret the human impact on the earth and its ecological systems. The exhibition is curated and organized by gallery director Kirsten Furlong. The participating artists are Cynthia Camlin, Crystal McBrayer, Daniela Molnar, Susan Murrell, Levi Robb, Andrea Sparrow, Arctic Arts Project (Kerry Koepping, Andrea Sparrow, Carsten Egevang, and Florian LeDoux). Through Sept. 23, 2019.

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