George Ferrandi lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Originally from Baltimore, she studied sculpture at Virginia Commonwealth University, Ohio State University and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She was the founding member of the touring performance project, “Cloud Seeding: Circus of the Performative Object” and the Vice President of Operations of the City Reliquary Museum. She is currently developing a studio program and exhibition/performance space in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn called "Wayfarers."
Her work has been performed and/or exhibited around the United States at Columbia University in New York, the Kitchen in New York, Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, Good/Bad Artists Collective in Brooklyn, the Museo Italo-Americano in San Francisco, the Wexner Center in Colombus, the MacKinney Contemporary in Dallas and Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia. She was a 2001 Franklin Furnace Fundwinner for Performance Art, a 2010 Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation grant recipient, and has a day job restoring statues of saints for churches.
Regarding her work, Holland Cotter of the New York Times said that she is "quietly rethinking what art looks like or does," which was an enormous compliment at the time ...but now feels like an awful lot of pressure.
Academic Research/Areas of Interest
Areas of interest/research include:
JUNIOR SCULPTURE STUDIO II
SENIOR SCULPTURE: STUDIO I
VIOLETS OF VIOLENCE & DREAMS