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June Bisantz

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June Bisantz received her Masters of Fine Arts degree in painting from Claremont Graduate University in California. She has lived and worked in Boston, Los Angeles and New York City. Her work as a commercial artist and illustrator has appeared in Esquire and Vanity Fair Magazines and her paintings, collages and multimedia pieces have been shown in galleries and museums nationally and internationally including the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, the Benton Museum, University of Connecticut, The New Britain Museum for American Art, the Copley Society of Art in Boston, the Kohn Turner Gallery in Los Angeles, the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, NY, the Painting Center and A.I.R. Galleries in New York City and Gallerie Alexi in Budapest.

 

Since 1999, she has been the recipient of grant funding to support her public projects on billboards, buses, movie theater screens and street signs including Fellowships from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, Connecticut State University Research Grants, and grants from the Berkshire Artist Trust Fund and the Te Women’s Foundation.

 

Ms. Bisantz-Evans is also a musician and has co-produced several collections of original jazz, all of which have received national recognition. Her newest release Let's Fall in Love, based on the vocal work of legendary jazz artist Chet Baker, has received international airplay. She is currently the co-ordinator of the Digital Art & Design Program at Eastern.