2nd Place recipient

Jeanne Jaffe

Jeanne Jaffe is the recipient of fellowship grants from the Gottlieb Foundation, the Independence Foundation, Mino Artist Residency in Japan, the NEA, the Mid Atlantic/NEA, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Leeway Foundation, the Virginia A. Groot Foundation, and was twice a sculpture discipline finalist for the Pew Fellowship in the Arts.  Ms. Jaffe has had artist’s residency fellowships at Yaddo Artists Colony, Rutger’s Innovative Printmaking Workshop, New Jersey Printmaking Council, Schulykill Center, Yellow Springs Institute, and The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is a Professor and Coordinator of the Sculpture Department at the University of the Arts.  She has also taught at Tyler School of Art and Swarthmore, as well as in a multi-disciplinary program at the Annenberg Cneter for Arts in Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Works by Ms. Jaffe have been exhibited both nationally and internationally at such places at The Kitchen, Delaware Art Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island, Michener Art Museum, Abington Art Center, The Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, Scotland, Museum Rijswijk in Holland, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, Germany, Language Plus in Quebec, London Craft Council Gallery in England, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and Fleischer Art Memorial in Philadelphia.  Her work is currently represented by Gallery Joe in Philadelphia and has been reviewed extensively, including in Art in America, The New York Times, and Sculpture Magazine.

Ms. Jaffe has conducted numerous lectures and workshops to present her work including at Dundee School of Art in Scotland, California College of Art and Craft, SUNY, New Paltz, Moore College of Art, Women’s Studio Workshop in New York, and Pyramid Atlantic in D.C.

She holds a B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art and an M.F.A from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.