Julianne French
Julianne French received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and art history from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida and her Master of Fine Arts in painting from The New York Academy of Art, the Graduate School of Figurative Art in NYC. Her work has been exhibited in national and international shows from FL to Italy. Recent accolades include receiving the 2013 Memphis Wood Excellence in Teaching Award from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville; an Art Ventures Individual Artist grant from the Community Foundation; a grant to study at Yale University through the Gilder Lehrman Institute; and an invitation to work beside museum and art educators through the Connecting Collections Institute in NYC, studying artworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. She spends her time teaching on Amelia Island and living/painting in historic Springfield Jacksonville.