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Iris Jaffe


Born 1982, New York, New York

Lives and works in Westchester County, New York 


Brown University, Providence, RI, Visual Art and Contemporary Art History, BA with Honors, 2004

Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art (RISD), Brittany, France, Certificate of Completion, 2004 

Brandeis University, Post-Baccalaureate Program in Painting, Certificate of Completion, 2006

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts Grant, Brandeis University, 2006
Teaching Fellowship, Brandeis University, 2006 
Weston Award for Excellence in Fine Arts, Brown University, 2004
Honors Award for Visual Arts, Brown University, 2004 
Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art Scholarship, RISD, 2003
UTRA Research Grant, Brown University, 2002


"Beggars Banquet 2," curation by Noah Becker and Marcarson, Not for Them, Brooklyn, NY, Nov 2023 (group)

"RiverArts Studio Tour Preview Show, " JCC, Tarrytown, NY, Oct - Nov 2023 (group)

"RiverArts Studio Tour Preview Show," Dobbs Ferry Library, Dobbs Ferry, NY 2022 (group)

"Flat File 2021 - 2022," curation by Monica Carrier and Jane Kang Lawrence, Peep Space, Tarrytown, NY 2021-2022 (group)

"Nature Bound," Warner Library, Tarrytown, NY 2020 (solo)

"Flat File 2020," curation by Monica Carrier and Jane Kang Lawrence, Peep Space, Tarrytown, NY 2020 (group)

"True North," LABspace, Hillsdale, NY 2018 (group)

Feature in Laura Morrison Residency, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY 2016 (group)

"A Hot Mess," curation by Julie Curtiss, Firework Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2014 (group)

"NURTUREart Benefit," Charles Bank Gallery, New York, NY 2012 (group)
"Kelly’s Eye Club," curation by Steve Mykietyn, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY 2012 (group)
"Summer Babe," curation by Dave Bates, Heavy Refuge, Brooklyn, NY 2012 (group) 
"Verses from the Abstract," curation by Herb Tam, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2010 (group)
"Social Virus," Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, 2009 (group) 
"On the Verge," Goldring Art Gallery, Waltham, MA, 2006 (group) 
"The Places We Go," Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts, Waltham, MA, 2006 (group)
"Painting and Drawing," List Art Center, Providence, RI, 2004 (solo)
"Ladies’ Show," Sarah Doyle Gallery, Providence, RI, 2004 (group)
"Spring Show," Tisch Gallery, Providence, RI, 2004 (group)
"Fabulous Progress," List Art Center, Providence, RI, 2004 (solo)
"Annual Juried Exhibition," David Winston Bell Gallery, Providence, RI, 2004 (group)
"Annual Student Show," Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, Brittany, France, 2003 (group)
"Student Juried Exhibition," David Winston Bell Gallery, Providence, RI, 2003 (group)
"Multicultural Exhibition," Solomon Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2001 (group)


"Bushwick Open Studios," June 2013

"RiverArts Studio Tour," November 2022

"RiverArts Salon Sundays," March 2023

"RiverArts Studio Tour," November 2023 


Orr, J. Scott. "Beggars Banquet at Not for Them." B Scene Zine, November 2023. Accessed 15 Nov 2023. Article PDF. 

Robert, Patricia. “RiverArts musters quintet of artists for mini studio tour." The Rivertowns Enterprise, March 10, 2023. Accessed 10 March 2023. Article PDF.

McCafferty, Kelly. "Kelly McCafferty visits Julie Curtis." The Coastal Post, May 12, 2014. Accessed 12 May 2014Article PDF.

Hybenova, Katarina. "4 Ridiculously Awesome Summer Art Events." Bushwick Daily, August 1, 2012. Accessed 1 August 2012. Article PDF

OTHER (publications, writing, lectures, etc.)

Arts in Bushwick. "Making History Bushwick." Independent Publisher, 2016.

"Opinion: Creating A More Sustainable Art World: A Four-Part Essay on Art, Economics, and Growing the Future Art Market," Whitehot Magazine, February 2016.

"An Interview with My Selfie,", January 2015.

Panel Discussion / Lecture: "Creating A (More) Sustainable Art World," Bruce High Quality Foundation, 2 hr duration, May 29, 2014.  Documents PDF.

 "The Anti-artist-statement Statement," Hyperallergic, March 29, 2013. PDF.

Lecture: "Artist's Talk: Iris Jaffe," Pace University, 3 hr duration, December 4, 2012.

Lecture: "Creative Problem Solving," Tom Sachs Studio, 1.5 hr duration, July 9, 2010.

"The Democracy of MySpace,", December 2006.

Article Link.

Tom Sachs Studio, LLC, New York, NY: Artist's Studio, Studio Manager, Project Manager, Accounts Manager, 2008 - 2012

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY: Art Gallery, Executive Assistant to Gallery Founder / Owner, 2006 - 2008

The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA: Assistant Administrator and Head Guide, 2005 - 2006

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA: Teen-to-Teen Summer Docent Program, Program Intern and Art Instructor, 2005 (summer)

Artist's Space, New York, NY: Art Gallery, Internship, 2002


Private collections in New York, NY, Scarsdale, NY, Tarrytown, NY, Ossining, NY, Greenwich, CT, Menlo Park, CA, Providence, RI, Rockport, ME, and Washington, D.C.

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