Joanne Jaffe

Education

UCLA-M.A. English Department

Columbia University-M.F.A. Film, Radio, Television Department

Bryn Mawr College-B.A. English Major, cum laude


Proffessional

Exhibitions: Ceramics functional and sculptural

“Joanne Jaffe: Shrines and Offerings,” Nov. 17, 2012 – Jan. 6, 2013, Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.

“Common Ground,” Nov. 19 – Dec. 2, 2009 Gallerywestern, L.A., CA

A three-person exhibition including sculpture by Joan Robey and constructions by Joseph Shuldiner.

“Art in the Family,” Nov. 7 – Dec. 27, 2009, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

A three-person exhibition including paintings by Ben Wilson (father) and sculpture by Evelyn Wilson (mother).

“Currents: Contemporary California Clay,” June 6 – July 12, 2009. Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA.

“The Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual,” Jan. 17 – Mar. 1, 2009 Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA.

“Currents: Contemporary California Clay,” June 6 – July 12, 2009. Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

“Diversity in Clay,” Southern California Ceramix Society Design Chapter, July 26 – Aug 16, 2008 AMOCA (American Museum of Ceramic Art), Pomona, CA

“The Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual,” Jan. 12 – Feb. 24, 2008. Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

“Extreme Clay,” Southern California Ceramic Society President’s Show, May 5 – 26, 2007. AMOCA (American Museum of Ceramic Art), Pomona, CA

“Healing: A Cultural Eyploration.” Jan. 21 – April 25, 2007 Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA,

“The Group 2010,” July 10, Sept. 5, 2010

“The Group 2009,” Jan. 10 – Feb. 15, 2009

“The Group 2008,” Jan. 12 – Mar. 9, 2008

“The Group 2006,” Jan. 14 – Mar. 3, 2006

“The Group 2005,” Jan. 8 – Mar. 8, 2005

“The Group 2004,” Jan. 10 – Mar. 7, 2004

Gallery of Functional Art / Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


Publications:

Los Angeles Times Magazine. Dez. 9, 2007, Holiday Gift Guide Issue, “Arts and Crafts,” page 7 (table of contents)

AmericanStyle Magazine, Oct. 2005 “Kinship om Clay” p.24-26


Publishing and PR Experience

8/94-8/99 FLOWERS & MAGAZINE editor-in-chief of floral industry trade magazine

3/88-7/91 ANELES MAGAZINE editor-in-chief and founding editor of a consumer magazine dealing with Los Angeles art, design, culture, history, etc.

3/86-3/88 MODERN MATURITY MAGAZINE P.R. consultant for AARP “Seasoned Eve” photography exhibition

9/78-3/86 ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST served as executive editor, editorial director, associate managing editor, features editor, and associate editor, Los Angeles CA

7/70-2/74 LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART publications associate, edited exhibition catalogues and ephemera

7/65-8/67 ARTIST’S PROOF managing editor of graphic arts annual published by the Pratt Center for Contemporary Printmaking, NYC

8/64-8/65 PRATT INSTITUTE staff writer for Pratt Institute alumni publications, Brooklyn, NY


Freelance Writing, Editing, Design, Wearable Art, etc.

Magazine start-up consultant and freelance writer; wrote articles for ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, ELLE, ELLE DÉCOR, HOUSE BEATIFUL, LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE, LOS ANGELES TIMES MAGAZINE, ARTWEEK, SARASOTA MAGAZINE, etc.; book and museum exhibitions catalogue editor; documentary film scriptwriter; costume and jewelry designer for film, TV, and boutiques, designed a jewelry line called “Hardwear 4 Hard Times; exhibited wearable art at the ARCO Gallery (L.A.), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Oakland Museum.

7/02-1/2012 President of the Ben & Evelyn Wilson Foundation, a non-profit art foundation.