April 19, 2024

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MDC Hialeah Campus Presents “Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World”

MDC Hialeah Campus Presents “Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World”


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Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Hialeah Campus presents “Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World“, an art exhibit curated by Noor Blazekovic and featuring artist Jeanne Jaffe opening Monday, Oct. 3, through Monday, Dec. 5. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 4 – 9 p.m. The opening and exhibition are free and open to the public by appointment only.

Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World featuring artist Jeanne Jaffe. Image: Courtesy of Irreversible Projects

Jaffe is a multi-disciplinary artist working in installation, sculpture, and stop motion animation. Her work is influenced by an interest in language, literature, psychology, and history and explores how we construct identity, our world and our value systems. She is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She is the recipient of fellowship grants from the Gottlieb Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mid Atlantic/NEA. the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts among others.

Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World featuring artist Jeanne Jaffe. Image: Courtesy of Irreversible Projects

Jaffe’s works have been exhibited nationally and internationally at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Museum, the Seokdang Museum of Art in Korea, Doral Art Museum, Coral Springs Museum of Art, Delaware Art Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Mino Washi Ikari. Museum in Japan, Michener Art Museum, The Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, Scotland, Girl’s Club in Fort Lauderdale, IS Projects, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, and the Arts Warehouse. Her work has been reviewed extensively, including in Art in America, the New York Times, and Sculpture Magazine.

Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World featuring artist Jeanne Jaffe. Image: Courtesy of Irreversible Projects

Her work is included in private and public collections in Pennsylvania Academy of Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pa., Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, N.J, the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. the Abington Sculpture Garden, Abington, Pa., Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, New Brunswick, N.J, and Museum of Ceramics at Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y.

Stories of the Natural and Unnatural World, on view October 3 – December 5, 2022. Opening Reception on Thursday, October 6th from 4 – 9 pm. MDC Hialeah Campus Cultural Center, 1780 West 49th Street. To request an appointment or for more information, please contact the Hialeah Cultural Center at [email protected].