Creation Date: 2015
Medium: Acrylic on Encausticbord
Size: 10 x 8 x 1.75 in (25.4 x 20.32 x 4.45 cm)
Born and raised in New York City, Jeannie Motherwell inherited a love of painting from her father, Robert Motherwell, and stepmother, Helen Frankenthaler, two pillars of mid-century abstraction. She studied painting at Bard College and the Art Students League in New York. Continuing with her art after college, she became active in arts education at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, until relocating to Cambridge, MA, where she worked at Boston University for the graduate program in Arts Administration until 2015. She served on the Cambridge Arts Council Public Art Commission from 2004 – 2007, the Advisory Board for Joy Street Artists Open Studios in Somerville, MA from 2017-2020 and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Provincetown Arts Magazine. Her work has been featured in public and private collections throughout the US and abroad.