Daniela Molnar founded the Art + Ecology program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. She is a backcountry guide and an all-around integral part of Signal Fire, providing opportunities for artists to learn about environmental justice by engaging with public wild lands.She is founding Co-Editor of Leaf Litter, Signal Fire’s art and literary journal and Art Editor at The Bear Deluxe Magazine. Her work has been shown nationally and has been recognized by grants from the Ford Family Foundation, the Regional Arts and Culture Council, and the Pacific Northwest College of Art. She was nominated as a finalist for the Creative Climate Awards in 2018. She has been awarded numerous residencies, including Caldera, Sitka Center, and The Spring Creek Project, North Street Collective, The Sable Project, Elsewhere Studios, Sou’wester, and Leland Iron Works.
Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Fugue, Moss, Tripwire: A Journal of Poetics, Bomb Cyclone, petrichor, LEON, Discursive Impulse, GAZE, Archivaria, and Submit.