MFA California State University Long Beach 2008
BFA Printmaking, Northern Arizona University 2002
BS Geography, Northern Arizona University 2002
Curtin University, Perth, Australia 2000-2001
University of Hawaii at Hilo 1997-1998


Solo Exhibitions
2008 Supercommute/Import, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2006 Cascades, Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2005 Domestic Heat, Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2002 Bumper to Bumper, Flagstaff, AZ


Group Exhibitions
OsCene, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

New in Town? Studio Artists 2007-2008, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
LA2ND, Biscuits and Gravy Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
Foehn Documents, Constant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Insights 2008, UAM Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Long Beach, CA
Graduate Student Exhibition, Pine Ave Gallery, Long Beach, CA

The Art of Digital Show, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA
I Just Can’t Get Enough, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Insights 2007, University Art Museum Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Long Beach, CA

CSULB University Art Museum Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Long Beach, CA
Made in California, City of Brea Art Museum, Brea, CA

Off the Wall, CSULB

Off the Wall, CSULB
Ahhh!, CSULB

National Biennial Printmaking Exhibition, Flagstaff, AZ


Video Screenings
"Import," University By the Sea, Long Beach, Oct 5 2008
"Import," "Flotsam Jetsam," Imperial Beach Film Festival, Imperial Beach, Sept 19-21 2008
"Import," Projections on Lake, 415 S. Lake Ave, Pasadena, Feb 9 2008
"Import," The Art of Digital Show, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, Oct 29 2007


- Shoe Canoe (Un Mil Zapatos Del Salvador), In progress. . .
- 2/16/2009  "Honolulu Club," a lobster bisque lunch and live lobster dive extravaganza at the Salton Sea Marina campground on the Salton Sea’s northwest shore.
- March 2008 "Flotsam Jetsam," a three-week project comprised of collecting balls throughout the Los Cerritos and  Bolsa Chica wetlands to contruct a raft that was then sailed 2 miles from the wetlands to the open ocean.
- 2007 "Port-to-Class Supercommute," an eight-week athletic performance through the Ports of LA and Long Beach


Guest Lectures
- University of California Santa Barbara, Nov 12, 2009
- University of California Institute of Research for the Arts UCIRA, opening session panelist, Riverside, Nov 6-8, 2008
- UCSB Cultural Enrichment Sessions, Santa Barbara, Sept 11-12, 2008
- Import, Apple Store Events, Sendai, Japan, Aug 9, 2007


Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, KPCC 89.3 FM broadcasting with NPR, 11/19/07
Sharen Katchen, KFWB News 980 AM, broadcasted 11/19/07
Manufactured Dissent Art Collective, Q & A with Sierra Brown, 10/7/07
Mandis Interviews, Q & A with Sierra Brown, 10/7/07
Adolfo Guzman Lopez, KPCC 89.3 FM broadcasting with NPR, Long Beach Student's Project Blends Exercise and Art, 10/2/07
Sharen Katchen, KFWB News 980 AM, broadcasted 10/1/07


Donna Connwell, "The Art of Commuting," X-tra Contemporary Art Quarterly, Vol. 12 #1, Fall 2009
KPSP news, channel 2, "Lobster Bisque at the Salton Sea," Palm Springs, Feb 16, 2009
Scott Henessee, "Diving into the Salton Sea," KPSP Eye on the Desert, Palm Springs, Feb 17, 2009
Meghan Garvey, Toast Presents Sierra Brown: Supercommuter, Toast Productions Channel 3, Long Beach, 2/6/08
Anne Walden, Cause and Effect, Louie News: NAU's Alumni Newsletter, Vol. #7, 2/08
Ann Austria, Who Saw that Polar Bear Running to Class? Daily 49er, 11/28/07
The Sierra Club: Cal State Long Beach Grad Student Shows a Better Way, Long Beach Press Telegram, 11/24/07
Carla Collado, Student Pedals Swan Boat in Final Supercommute, Gazette Newspapers, 11/22/07
Rebecca Trounson, Student Completes Moving Art Project, Los Angeles Times, 11/20/07
Kelly Puente, Sierra's Swan Song, Long Beach Press Telegram, 11/20/07
Kelly Puente, Swan Song, Daily Breeze, 11/20/07
Anna Wegel, Stroke of Muck, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 10/26/07
Carla Collado, Student Commutes Alternately, Gazette Newspapers, 10/4/07
Dennis Kaiser, CSULB Student Swims 12 Miles to Class, Sun Newspapers, 10/4/07
Rose Figueroa, Brown Commutes to The Beach via Ocean, Daily 49er, 10/3/07
Kelly Puente, A polluted Commute:CSULB Grad Student Covers Distance from San Pedro by Land and Sea for her Thesis, Long Beach Press Telegram, 10/2/07
Kelly Puente, A Tough Commute, Daily Breeze, 10/2/07
KTTV News, broadcsted on channnel 11 Los Angels, 10/1/07
KTLA News, broadcasted on channel 5 Los Angeles, 10/1/07
KABC News, broadcasted on channel 7 Los Angles, 10/1/o7
KCOP News, broadcasted on channel 13 Los Angeles, 10/1/07