Thursday, September 23, 2010


Using multiple small parts, American-born artist Jeanne Quinn constructs large pieces of installation that often reference the history of decorative arts or to some extent would derive influence and reference to decorative arts itself. Initially trained as an art historian, she obtained her MFA in Ceramics from University of Washington. Throughout her seven years of practice, she explored the immutable and fragile nature of ceramics.

* "A Thousand Tiny Deaths" exhibition at Philadelphia Art Alliance, Sept 2009*

* "Everything Is Not As It Seems" exhibition at Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House, New York, January 2009*

* "A Perfect World" exhibition at Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, Oct 2007*

* "Where I Live, This Is What The Sky Looks Like" exhibition at Formagruppen Gallery, Malmö, Sweden, Nov 2003*

Working out of her studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Quinn has tremendous resource and access to the industrial space and material around her. She has been a resident artist in numerous places and exhibited across the globe, including Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, Gremmerhus Museum in Denmark, Formargruppen Gallery in Malmö, and Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan.

Artist: Jeanne Quinn

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