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Jehanne-Marie Gavarini Edit Profile

artist , educator

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini, French, American artist, educator. Recipient 1st prize San Jose Art League, 1991, Merit award San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, 1992, 1st prize Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, 1993. Member and founder Disarming Women, San Francisco, 1981-1986; member Non Nuclear Family, San Francisco, 1981-1983. Member National Museum Women in the Arts, College Art Association, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

Gavarini, Jehanne-Marie was born on November 10, 1953 in Saint Jean de Maurienne, Savoie, France. Came to the United States, 1978. Daughter of André-Louis-Victor and Mireille-Carmen (Bonfils) Gavarini.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1991;Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Davis, 1994.

Career

Assistant professor in sculpture, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1995. Founder of theater company Le Cirque Des Femmes, Toulouse, France, 1979-1981, Charivari, San Francisco, 1978-1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Solo exhibitions include Loaded Subject, 1994, Passé Simple, 1995, No Opening, 1995, Notre pain de chaque jour, 1996, Exil, 1997.

Membership

Member and founder Disarming Women, San Francisco, 1981-1986. Member Non Nuclear Family, San Francisco, 1981-1983. Member National Museum Women in the Arts, College Art Association, Pi Delta Phi.

Connections

father:
André-Louis-Victor Gavarini

mother:
Mireille-Carmen (Bonfils) Gavarini