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Jeanne Jo was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts and raised in Reno, Nevada. She is a new media artist who works in performance, sculpture and video. She recently received her MFA in Digital+Media from the Rhode Island School of Design, where she was a President's Scholar and recipient of many awards, including a Graduate Award of Excellence. She received her BFA in Digital Media from the University of Nevada, Reno, where she minored in Art History and was the singer for a hardcore band, Arabella. Her recent and upcoming exhibitions are at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland, the INPORT Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, and SOCIAL FABRICS: Wearable+Media+Interconnectivity, the 2008 exhibition for the Leonardo (Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology) Education Forum at CAA in Dallas, Texas. She will present at ISEA 2008 in Singapore.

Rachelle Beaudoin is a new media artist who uses video, wearables, and performance to explore feminine iconography, role modeling, and “raunch culture.” She attended the College of the Holy Cross where she studied Studio Art and played ice hockey. She holds a Master’s degree in Digital+Media from Rhode Island School of Design. In 2007 Rachelle was named the recipient of an Award of Excellence from the Rhode Island School of Design. She often works collaboratively with Jeanne Jo on textiles and new media projects. She recently exhibited at Intimacy: Across Digital and Visceral Performance Goldsmiths London UK, the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi Finland and Social Fabrics: Wearable+Media+Interconnectivity CAA Dallas TX. Beaudoin and Jo will be participating in Conflux 08 this fall.

Jeanne Jo
Rachelle Beaudoin