Siegrid’s artistic life is complemented by extensive involvement in community and development work. She has worked for a number of NGOs, including A Single Drop Foundation (www.singledrop.org) training community residents to build and use bio-sand water filters, and Earth Day Network Philippines (www.earthdayphilippines.org), as community coordinator for projects installing hydraulic ram water pumps. She’s a founder and board member of the Sagada Solid Waste Association, and has served as barangay (village) secretary in her home village of Dagdag. Siegrid has worked as local counterpart to a Peace Corps Volunteer’s environmental education projects, and was a project design and management trainer for Peace Corps Philippines groups.
Siegrid’s work has been displayed in numerous galleries and museums, including the Pinto Gallery in Antipolo, the CAV Wine Shop and Gallery and the LeSouffle Restaurant and Gallery in Manila and the the BenCab Museum, Breathing Space Gallery, Maryknoll Gallery, and Hill Station Restaurant in Baguio. Her work was displayed in the Ayala Museum’s 2009 “Ring of Fire” exhibit featuring the work of prominent Southeast Asian ceramic artists, and she will make her international debut at the “Earth and Fire” exhibit of Contemporary Southeast Asian Pottery at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia, USA in October 2014.