Jill Bedgood


Bedgood creates multi-media art that reflects her questioning of the duality of human nature.  She received a BFA in painting and art history from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, mixed media sculpture and art history.  Grants include Visiting Artist Residencies at the American Academy in Rome and a Residency at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. Other grants include New Forms Regional Initiatives Grant, funded by the Rockefeller and Andy Warhol Foundation and NEA; a Mid-America Arts Association/National Endowment for the Arts Award in Sculpture, and an Art Matters Inc. Grant. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.