JEANNE UMBDENSTOCK -

MY VISION  Exploring renewal and growth of heart, mind, body, and soul through nature and through man’s creative ability to enhance our environment for the betterment of the community


MEDIUMS  pencil, ink, pastel, charcoal on paper, mixed-medium paintings (acrylic, oil, casein,

 fabric and found/recycled objects) on hand-stretched canvas, animated-to-music digital A/V projections, resin pendants and synthetic clay beads for my jewelry making


EDUCATION

  Louisiana State University, Artist as Communicator- Winter ‘10

   Arts Council Of New Orleans, Artist as Entrepreneur- Fall ‘09

   University of  New Orleans, Continuing Ed, Graphic Art ‘90

    University of  New Orleans, BA, Fine Art ‘75

      

EXHIBITS

   New Orleans

          NOAA Nat’l Art Show Mar. ‘17

          The New Orleans Art Center, “Cultural Grid”, Jan. - Mar. ‘17

           New Orleans Finalist Exhibit (Percent for Art Purchase) - May ‘16

          Cafe Degas - Luna Fete Satellite Solo Exhibit - Dec ‘15, Dec ‘16

           Manhattanjack Restaurant - Solo Show ‘14

           WCA Member Exhibit - ‘13-‘14, ‘14 ‘15

           Mid City Theatre - Solo Show ‘13

           Pin- Up Productions, 930 Poydras - Aug ‘12‘13

           Poydras Home Art Exhibit -  Nov. ‘11, ‘12, ‘13, ‘14,’15,’16,’17

           Trouser House -  Salon des Refuses - Oct. - Nov. ‘11

           Bella Brew Coffee House -  ‘08. ‘09, ‘10, ‘11

           Bywater Art Retro Show- Feb ‘11

           WCA/LA Femme Fest- Spring ‘09 ,‘10, ‘11,‘12,‘13,‘14,‘15

           Hammond Regional Art Center  - Fine and Functional 4 Nov- Dec ‘10 

           Ochsner Hospital - Main Hall Gallery, Solo Show  April ‘10, July ‘11

           Art House -  Build Now Corp., in home gallery - Nov ‘09          

           Art Projects Gallery -  Julia St., Artvoices Magazine‘s National 

           Top Emerging Artists Exhibit- Nov ‘09 

Chicago

           Around the Coyote Gallery-Oct ‘09


NOTABLE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA COMMISSIONS

Antoine’s Restaurant, Japanese Room, wall murals

Weigand and Leverson Law Firm, CBD, conference room wall murals

Hiller Jewelry Company, exterior wall trompe l'oeil murals


MURALING PUBLISHED IN 

 New Orleans Times Picayune(2002, 2005)

 New Orleans Home and Lifestyles (2002)

 New Orleans Junior League Showhouse X (2002)

 St. Charles Avenue Magazine (2001)

 New Orleans Gambit (1997)



ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS

          Arts Council of New Orleans

          Contemporary Art Center of  New Orleans

          New Orleans Museum of Art

          Ogden Museum of Southern Art

          

AWARDS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Artist Guest Speaker New Orleans Art Center Feb 2017

Artist Guest Speaker New Orleans Joan Mitchell Center April 2016

Artist Guest Speaker Dominican High School April 2016

Curator of Womens Caucus for Art/LA Member Exhibit (2013-14)

Board Member and Publicity Chair of Womens Caucus for Art/LA (2014)

Artist Guest Speaker Womens Caucus for Art/LA June 2013

Poydras Home Art Competition, Honorable Mention(2012), 1st Place(2013), 200th Anniversary “Honorable Invitation Exhibit”(2017)

R-tist Revue, live hr, one-person local cable TV interview, May 2012       

Top Ten Emerging Contemporary Artists Nat‘l Comp., Artvoices Mag., Nov 2009

“Art in the Morning”: my daily artwork blog July 2009- 2016