Jeanne Verdoux (b.1966) is a French artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is a visual commentary on the world she lives in. She uses drawing, photography and animation. Verdoux’s solo exhibitions include Dessins et designs animes, Galerie Magda Danysz (Paris) and up coming exhibition ‘Mrs Bones & Friends’ at The Freedman Gallery (Albright College, PA). Group exhibitions include: Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY; Sandra & David Bakalar Gallery, Boston; Lumen, NY; Muriel Guepin Gallery, NY; Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NY; and 18Gallery, Shanghai; Magda Danysz, Paris.
Jeanne Verdoux has been an artist in residence at Chashama Artist Residency, NYC (2011), Rotunda Gallery/BCAT Artist residency, NYC (2005) and International Studio & Curatorial Program, NYC (1999). She has received several awards including: Villa Medicis Hors-les-Murs, Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace program, and NYFA’s Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Time-Out New York, The Boston Globe and The Village Voice. She received her B.F.A. from Ecole Nationale des Arts Appliqués (Paris) and her M.F.A. from The Royal College of Art (London).
During her time as On-site Assistant in the Swing Space program at Governors Island, Verdoux will be working on characters made out of found objects and photographed in situation on the site of the Island.
Verdoux is the 2013 On-Site Assistant at Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island, a position in which an artist receives studio space in exchange for working with LMCC on-site.
Featured Image Photo Credit: courtesy of the artist