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Jeanne Jaffe is the recipient of fellowship grants from the Gottlieb Foundation, the Independence Foundation, Mino Artist Residency in Japan, and the National Endowment for the Arts, 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 residencies fellowships at Yaddo Artists Colony, Rutgers’s Innovative Printmaking Workshop, New Jersey Printmaking Council, Schuylkill Center, Yellow Springs Institute, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is a Professor of Sculpture 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 Center Arts in Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Works by Ms. Jaffe have been exhibited both nationally and internationally at such places as Pennsylvania Academy of Art Museum, Delaware Art Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Mino Washi Museum in Japan, Michener Art Museum, The Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, Scotland, Museum Rijswijk in Holland, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, Germany, London Craft Council Gallery in England, In the New York, Philadelphia area, her work has been exhibited at Marginal Utility, Gallery Joe, the Painted Bride, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and Fleischer Art Memorial. Her work 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 state, and Pyramid Atlantic in D.C. among many others. Ms Jaffe has worked on collaborative projects involving her sculpture at the Kitchen in New York City with video artist Peter Rose, at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia with dancer Leah Stein, and was commissioned by Arranged Introductions to create a piece in collaboration with Leah Stein for the Arts Bank in Philadelphia in 1995.



Multidisciplinary Innovative Grant for installations, University of the Arts Abington Sculpture Garden commission - “Fairytales Revisited- Mirror, Mirror”


Independence Foundation, Fellowship Grant

Schuylkill Environmental Center- Artist Residency and Exhibition


Mino Artist Residency, Mino, Japan


Pa Council on the Arts Sculpture Fellowship Grant


Gottlieb Foundation Individual Sculpture Grant for creative development


Printmaking Council of New Jersey - Artist Grant Fellowship


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - Sculpture Fellowship

Leeway Foundation Grant Outstanding Accomplishment in Sculpture, Philadelphia, Pa.


Mid/Atlantic Foundation - Artist as Catalyst Grant

Sculpture Discipline Finalist - Pew Fellowships in the Arts


Yellow Springs Artist Residency, Chester Springs, Pa.


Sculpture Discipline Finalist - Pew Fellowship in the Arts

Mid Atlantic/NEA - Artist Residency Rutgers Innovative Printmaking Workshop


Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant, Chicago, Illinois


Mid Atlantic/NEA- Visual Artist Fellowship


Yaddo - Artist Residency - Saratoga Springs, N.Y.


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts -Visual Artist Fellowship



Marginal Utility, “Four Quartet’s”, interactive sculpture installation, Philadelphia, Pa.

Abington Sculpture Garden,” Fairy Tales Revisited- Mirror, Mirror” public commission


Mino Washi Museum, Mino, Japan


Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Springs, Maryland


Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, N.J.


Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, Pa.

American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, Georgia


Abington Art Center - Sculpture Garden - Installation


Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pa.


Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, Pa.

D.F.N. Gallery, N.Y., N.Y. (Collaborative Project)


The Kitchen, New York, N.Y. , (Collaborative Project)

Southwest Crafts Center, San Antonio, Texas


Language Plus, Quebec, Canada

Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, Pa.


A.I.R. Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Franklin & Marshall University, Lancaster, Pa.

Hand Workshop, Richmond, Va.


Dieu Donne Gallery, N.Y., N.Y.

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh, Pa.


Douglas University, “Women Artists Series”, New Brunswick, N.J. ,catalog


Fleisher Art Memorial, “Challenge Exhibition”, Philadelphia, Pa.



Pa. Academy of Fine Art, “The Female Gaze, Women Artist Making their World”, Phila.


Schuylkill Center for Environmental Studies, “Facts and Fables”, site specific installation

SAI, 5th Biennial Exhibition, Westfall College of Media, Drexel University, Philadelphia


Gallery Joe, “Prints by Gallery Artists”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Abington Art Center ,” Forever Young”, Abington, Pa.

Woodmere Art Museum, “Nine Sculptors”, Philadelphia, Pa.

Michener Art Museum, “Pulp Function”, Doylestown, Pa.,

Philadelphia Art Alliance, “Revolution”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Painted Bride Art Center, “Am the Rhythm, Philadelphia, Pa.

Delaware Valley Art Alliance, “Body and Soul”, Narrowsburgh, NY


Fuller Craft Museum, “Pulp Function”, Brocton, Mass

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, “Mezzuzah”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Memphis College of Art, “Somatic”, Memphis,. Tennesse


SOFA. Chicago, “Visual Perspectives-14 Years of Virginia A. Groot Awards”, Chicago


London Crafts Council Gallery, “On Paper”, London, England

Abington Art Center, ”Processing the Signal”,, Abington, Pa.

Painted Bride Art Center, “Facing Each Other: Prints Concerning Identity”, Phila.


Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Rijswijk Museum, “Holland Paper Biennial 2000, Rijswijk, Holland

Monique Goldstrom Gallery, “Surrealism”, NY,N.Y.

New Jersey Center for the Arts, “On the Horizon”, Summit, New Jersey


Philadelphia Art Alliance, “Leeway Foundation Grant Recipients”, Philadelphia, Pa.

Society for Arts and Crafts, “Social Fiber”, Boston, Mass

Henry Street Settlement, “Funkshun”, N.Y., N.Y.

Kutztown University, “Four Sculptors”, Kutztown, Pa.


Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, “Trans-Atlantic Connections - 12 Americans”, Scotland

Delaware Art Museum, “Biennial ‘98”, Wilmington, Delaware

Hillwood Art Museum, “Compulsive Obsessive Order”, Long Island University, Long Island,

Fleisher Art Memorial, “Challenge at 20”, Philadelphia, Pa.

Philadelphia Art Alliance, “In the Heart of the City”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Painted Bride Art Center, “Precious Objects”, Philadelphia, Pa.

A.I.R. Gallery, “Generations”, N.Y., N.Y.

Gallery Joe, “Virtual Objects and Embodied Images”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Henry Street Settlement, “Multiples”, New York, N.Y.

Allentown Art Museum, Group Exhibition, Allentown. Pa.

Dieu Donne Galllery, “Paper in Disguise”, N.Y, N.Y.

Hand Workshop, “B.A.B.Y.”, Richmond, VA., catalogue

Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, “25 Years of Feminism”, New Brunswick, N.J.

Gallery Joe,, “Small Works”, Philadelphia, Pa.


Snug Harbor Cultural Center, “In Three Dimensions-Sculpture of the 90’s”, Staten Island, N.Y.80 Washington Square East Gallery, N.Y.U., “Small Works Show”, New York, N.Y.


Laguna Gloria Art Museum, “Self Possessed”, Austin, Texas, curator, Lynn Zelevansky, K & E Gallery, “Boxes”, New York, N.Y.

Payne Gallery, Moravian College, ,”Contemporary Sculpture”, Bethlehem, Pa., catalog

Allegheny College, “Issues of Abstraction”, Meadville, Pa., catalog

Chester Springs Studio, “Concerning the Spiritual in Art”,, Chester Springs, Pa

University of Delaware,” Biennial”, juror: Geno Rodriguez, Newark, Delaware


Delaware Art Museum, “Biennial 93”, Wilmington, Delaware

Musee du Pays et Val de Charmey, “Triennial 93”, Charmey, Switzerland



DFN Gallery, “Syntax”, collaborative Project with Peter Rose, Ny, NY


Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, ”Animal, Mineral, Vegetable”, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Kitchen, , Virtual Objects & Embodied Images”, collaborative project with Peter Rose,NYC


Philadelphia Arts Bank, “Dreamfield”, a collaborative installation/performance with dancer

Leah Stein, commissioned by Arranged Introductions

Painted Bride, collaboration with dancer/performer Leah Stein


Art in America , “Jeanne Jaffe at Marginal Utility, Feb. 2013, Lilly Wei

“Jeanne Jaffe at Gallery Joe”, May 2000, Miriam Seidel

Artblog, “Four quartets- Jaffe’s Liminal Landscape at Marginal Utility, Oct. 14, 2012, Rosof and Fallon

“In the Wood with Red”, July 8 2011, Libby Rosof and Roberta Fallon

“Am the Rhythm- Zingy Psychedelic Pop”, April 7, 2008, Libby Rosof

“Mezzuzah Love at Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art”, Dec. 30, 2007, Roberta Fallon

City Paper, “Not Your Average Joe, May 15, 2002, Susan Hagen

“Big Mama”, Nov. 12, 1999, Robin Rice

“Body Parts, April 25, 1997, Robin Rice

“Resilience”, Jan. 17, 1997 , Robin Rice

“I Dream of Geons”, Aug. 16, 1996, Robin Rice

“Outside In”, Feb. 11, 1994, Robin Rice

“Best Bets: Art”, Jan. 14, 1994, Robin Rice

“Darkness and Light”, Dec. 11, 1992, Robin Rice

“Personal Gods”, October 1991, robin Rice

New York Times, “Obsessive Compulsive Order”, ,Sept. 27, 1998, Harrison, Helen

Philadelphia Inquirer “Another Dimension”, , May 31, 2002, Edward Sozanski

“Artists, Works in Progress”, Sept. 12, 1999, Edward Sozanski

“Evocative Sculptures, Poetic Constructions”, Nov. 12, 1999, Edward Sozanski

“Fringe Festival”, Sept.18, 1998, Edward Sozanski

“Jeanne Jaffe, May 9, 1997 , Edward Sozanski

“Small Scale Show Reveals Deeper Meanings, Aug. 30,1996, Edward Sozanski

“In Search of the Spiritual in Art”, May 6,1994, Edward Sozanski

“On Galleries”, Feb.11, 1994, Edward Sozanski

“Sculptor, Printmaker, and Potter at Fleisher”, Nov.27,1992, Edward Sozanski

“On Galleries”, Feb. 6,1992, Edward Sozanski

“Ancient Spirit in a Modern Context”, May 1, 1994, Donohoe, Victoria,

Philadelphia Weekly Fallon, Roberta, “Art”, , May 10, 2000

“A Vault of Joe”, Philadelphia Weekly, May 15, 2002

“Image Unconscious”, Philadelphia Weekly, Sept. 9-16, 1998, Gerard Brown

“No Loss for Words”, Jeanne Nugent, June 28, 1995

Sculpture Magazine Kaufman, Leslie, ‘Philadelphia - Visual Fringe”, Sculpture Magazine, Jan.-Feb., 1999

“High, Low, and In-Between”, March, 2001, Maksymowicz, Virginia

“Jeanne Jaffe”, , Sept.,1997, Tom Csaszar

Title Magazine, “Four Quartets”, Oct. 23, 2012

Leonard, Pamela Blume, “Paper, Skill, Vision and a Bit of Mystery” Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 28, 200

Wellinghoff, Jasmina, “On the Cutting Edge”, San Antonio Express - Fiesta’ July 1998


“The Female Gaze, Women Artists Making Their World”, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, 2012

“In Three Dimensions-Women Sculptors of the 90’s”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, N.Y.

“Trans-Atlantic Connections”, Royal Scottish Academy of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Obsessive Compulsive Order”, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, Long Island, N.Y.

“On Paper: New Paper Art”, London Crafts Council, Merril Publishers, London, England

“Paper and Water”, Museum Rijswijk, Holland

“B.A.B.Y.”, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, Virginia, 1996

“On the Horizon”, New Jersey Center for the Arts, Summit, New Jersey

“Through the Heart of the City”, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pa.

“Across Borders/ Sin Fronteras”, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

“Self Possessed”, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas

“Contemporary Sculpture Directions”, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa.1994

American Craft, Portfolio, American Craft Council, N.Y.,N.Y., June/July 1994

“The Art and Craft of Papermaking”, Quarto Press, London,England, 1992, by Dawson

“Spirituality and Ritual in Paper Art”, Hand Paper Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter 199

“Outside From Within”, Hand Paper Magazine,vol. 9, Summer 1994


Pennsylvania Academy of Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pa.

Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, N.J.

Abington Sculpture Garden, Abington, Pa. - 2001 - 2003

Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

Suny, New Paltz, New York, public commission - 1999

Wolf, Block,Schorr & Solis-Cohen Law Firm

Mosby Publications, Philadelphia, Pa.

Museum of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y.


1981 - present

University of the Arts, Professor of Sculpture, Philadelphia, Pa.


Swarthmore College, Swathmore, Pa. - Visiting Assistant Professor - Sculpture

1996 & 1994

Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa. - Adjunct Faculty



Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine


Galludette University, Washington, D.C.

Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pa.


Suny New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y.

Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY


Dundee School of Art, Dundee, Scotland


Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pa.


Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, D.C,


Douglas University, New Brunswick, N.J.


California College of Art and Craft, Oakland California

NCECA Conference, San Diego, California

Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa.


International Sculpture Conference, Philadelphia, Pa.


Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE.


Leopold Hoesch Museum, Duren, Germany

Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD.



New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y.- M.F.A.


Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa. - B.F.A.