Jeanine Esposito is a sculptor and conceptual installation artist working in fiber, found materials, assemblage, video, sound & photography. Meaning, message and context drive her work and she often explores our ambivalent relationship with truth and how we navigate life transformations.
Her work has been in more than 45 juried shows and she has exhibited 5 solo shows in the tri-state area. She has won several awards for her work, including the Jens Rinsom Sculpture Award, and her work has been featured in the New York Times and other media. She is a 19 year member of the Silvermine Artists Guild, a member of the Artist Collective of Westport and the Surface Design Association.
In addition to her work as an artist, Jeanine has a long career in the dual worlds of arts administration and business innovation. She has curated shows for arts centers and public galleries and is the Executive Director and Co-founder (with internationally recognized pianist husband Frederic Chiu) of Beechwood Arts and Innovation where they have presented the work of over 350 artists, performers, musicians, filmmakers and even chefs, with the mission change the arts experience for the 21st century through collaboration, conversation and community connection. As an innovator, she was an early pioneer of innovation and design-thinking and has spent the past 20 years running her own consulting practice to help clients transform using innovation principles – from Fortune 100 clients in business to clients in the public sector such as schools, universities, libraries, museums and non-profits.