Jeannine Bardo is a Brooklyn born artist, curator and art educator. She received her BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts and completed both a Masters in Art Education and a Masters in Fine Arts from Brooklyn College. She is a multi-disciplinary artist with a focus on humanity’s connections to the natural world.
Bardo is the founder and artistic director of Stand4 Community Arts Center and Gallery. Housed in a former medical office in the heart of Bay Ridge, Stand4 brings the visual arts and programming to the center of the community, opening up opportunities for social, political and cultural connections and creating a discourse that bridges culture and tradition and includes new voices towards a more sustainable future inspired by local interests.
Bardo has contributed writings to galleryELL, was a participating artist and juror for 5th Avenue SAW before becoming a board member and is currently a mentor and contributing writer to ART21 Educators. She collaborated on a NYC Public Artwork titled Ark for the Arts with fellow artist Isabelle Garbani that focused on climate change and resiliency in the community of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Bardo is Artistic Director, Co-founder and Curator of BioBAT Art Space and she curated the inaugural exhibition in January, 2019.