blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



George Ferrandi is an installation and performance artist living and working in Brooklyn. Originally from Baltimore, she studied sculpture at Virginia Commonwealth University, Ohio State University, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Ferrandi is the founding member of the touring performance project Cloud Seeding: Circus of the Performative Object. Her work has been performed and/or exhibited around the country at Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, Columbia University, the David Beitzel Gallery and the Kitchen in New York, the Museo Italo-Americano in San Francisco, the Wexner Center in Colombus, the MacKinney Contemporary in Dallas and the Bower Gallery in San Antonio. She was a 2001 Franklin Furnace Fundwinner for Performance Art.

Currently the Vice President of Operations at the City Reliquary Museum in Williamsburg, Ferrandi is a regular interviewer on their monthly internet radio show, WCRM. She also runs a small business specializing in the repair and restoration of religious statuary, which was recently featured in the New York Times.