Each week, The Cummer will be highlighting each of the 50 artists represented in the upcoming Folio Weekly Invitational Artist Exhibition, on view at the Museum from August 24 – December 2.
Julianne French, artist and art educator, 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 New York City. Her work has been exhibited in national and international shows from FL to NY to Italy. She is currently the Teacher of the Gifted in Nassau County teaching Art Appreciation and Humanities to high school gifted students. Recently she received 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.