Jeanne Finley

Moving Image, 2000

Jeanne C. Finley is a media artist who works in experimental and documentary forms including film, video, photography, installation, internet and site specific public works. Her work has been exhibited in international institutions including the Guggenheim Museum, SF and NY Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum and the George Pompidou Center.  She has been the recipient of many grants including a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Creative Capital Foundation, Cal Arts/Alpert Award, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and the Phelan Award. Since 1989 she has worked in collaboration with John Muse on many installation and video projects including Manhole 452 (2011), Flatland (2007), Clockwork (2006) and Catapult (2005). Finley was an Artist-in-Residence at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, in 2008 and The Headlands Center for the Arts in 2005. In 2001 she received an Arts-Link Fellowship to Sarajevo to create a film and website with Bosnian media artists. In 1990 Finley received a Fulbright Fellowship to Yugoslavia where she directed programs for Radio/TV Belgrade. In 1994 she was an Artist-in-Residence in Istanbul, Turkey, through a grant from the Lila Wallace Readers Digest Foundation. 

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Awards and Accomplishments


Finley receives Headlands Center for the Arts Alumni New Works Program grant

2005: Finley is Artist-in-Residence at Headlands Center for the Arts

2002: Finley receives Rockefeller Media Fellowship