Artist Profile: Jesse Harrod
Jesse Harrod (b. Canada in 1979; lives and works in Philadelphia, PA) received her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design in 2006 and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010. She often utilizes craft practices to showcase the multifaceted use of materials to assert queer and feminist implications in her work.
Harrod has presented solo exhibitions at Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea (2017) and Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA (2016), among others. Her works have been featured in numerous group exhibitions, such as In Practice: Material Deviance, Sculpture Center, Long Island, NY (2017), 75th Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA (2016), and Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY (2014) among others. Harrod also currently has a show at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn and two solo shows at the Leslie Lohman Project Space in New York and South Art in Massachusetts in January 2019.
Harrod’s work at the Park was featured in a double page spread in the February 2019 issue of Vogue Magazine. The beautiful image, shot by photographer Stephen Shore, captured Gypsy Sport designer Rio Uribe and friends with Flagging 1, 2, 3. READ ARTICLE>>