Sirena Pearl


Workshop Student Assistant: James Cabell Library, Richmond / January 2023 to Current
  • Checking In/Out Creative Technology
  • Assisting Students with Creative Technology and Software
  • Teaching VR Immersive Orientations
Artist in Residence: Palette 22, Arlington, VA / April 2021 to September 2022
  • Preforming art process in restaurant space for viewers
  • Interacting with Customers & Diners
  • Displaying and marketing created art on walls
  • Assisting with Paint & Sip Nights
Freelance Artist: Self-Employed, Arlington, VA / March 2020 to Present
Original Artwork: Purchased through art collection
  • Commissions: Design, create and deliver art to customers according to specifications
  • Display Artwork: In private and public galleries
  • Muralist: Exterior and Interior


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts, Richmond VA / 2022 – Current
  • Northern Virginia Community College / 2021 – 2022
  • Washington-Liberty High School, Arlington VA / Graduated June, 2019
  • Arlington Fine Arts Apprentice Program / 2019


UROP Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship (2024-2025)

UROP Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship (2023-2024)

VCUarts Painting and Printmaking

Most Outstanding Sophomore Student Award (2024)

Undergraduate 1st Place Winner (2023)

Distinction in Painting and Printmaking Award (2023)

AFO Toast Exhibit at VCUQatar House

Most Outstanding Art Foundation Student Award (2023)

Toast Award (2023)





Presentations and Artist Talks

  • Painting with Blender Workshop: At VCUs James Cabell Library Workshop (2024)
  • Visiting Artist Talk: Urban Heat Island Effect Mural at Christopher Newport University (2024)
  • NURVa 2023 Undergraduate Research Conference, Hampden-Sydney College (2023)
  • Artist Talk at Opening Reception: Mural on Urban Heat Island Effect, VCUarts (2023)