HFAS 2015 - Artist Spotlight - Frandy Jean


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National award-winning self taught artist with experience in watercolor and acrylic painting. Background includes making jewelry from recycled cereal boxes and illustrating children’s books.

Personal Experience

GALLERY OWNER, FRANDY JEAN GALLERY; HADDON HEIGHTS, NJ - APRIL 2013 - PRESENT

Create and maintain exhibitions.
Organize events such as gallery tours and art workshops. Manage finances and administrative duties.
Interact with artists on a regular basis.

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CHILDREN BOOK ILLUSTRATOR, “IF PICASSO HAD A CHRISTMAS TREE”; USA - FALL 2014

Drew and painted illustrations by hand and communicated with author by email.

CHILDREN BOOK ILLUSTRATOR, “SHINE BOOK”; HAITI/ CANADA - SPRING 2009

Drew and painted illustrations by hand and communicated with author by email. poke to school aged children on a book tour about life in Haiti based on the book.

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Awards, Exhibitions & Workshops

•Still Life: Featured Artist, Clover’s Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York - 03/2015 to 04/2015 •Art as Narrative:Theater for the New City, East Village, New York - 01/2015 to 04/2015 •William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ - 04/2014 to 08/2014
•Black History Month Artist, Newtonville Art Center, Newtonville, NJ - 02/2014

•Featured Artist/ Survivor,Viceglia Art Center, Caldwell, NJ - 01/2014
•Featured Artist,African American Heritage Museum,Atlantic City, NJ - 11/2013
•39th Annual Juried Art Competition, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ - 11/2013
•Student and Community Art Show, Haddon Heights, NJ - 05/2013
•Honorable Mention,The National Arts Program Exhibition, Camden County, NJ - 04/2013
•Fauset Day Exhibition, Lawnside Public Schools, Lawnside, NJ - 04/2013
•International Day 2013 Exhibition, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ - 04/2013
•Haitian Jewelry Making Workshop, Burlington County Teen Arts Festival, Pemberton, NJ - 03/2013
•Trilogy Opera Company Exhibition, Newark, NJ - 02/2013
•Solo Exhibition, Black History Month, Smithville Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ - 02/2013
•Honorable Mention, 38th Annual Juried Art Competition, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ - 01/2013 •Watercolor Workshop, Burlington County Art Guild, Mount Laurel, NJ - 01/2013
•Family Traditions & Memories Exhibition, Center for the Arts in Southern NJ, Marlton, NJ - 12/2012
•100 under $100 Artist Exhibition, Markheim Art Center, Haddonfield, NJ - 12/2012
•Cultural Exchange Workshop, Maple Shade High School, Maple Shade, NJ - 12/2012

•First Place, 4th Annual Member Art Show, Medford Art Center, Medford, NJ - 2/2012 

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