Valerie Jaudon

Valerie Jaudon was born in Greenville, Mississippi and studied at the Mississippi University for Women, Columbus; Memphis Academy of Art, Tennessee; University of the Americas, Mexico City; and St. Martins School of Art , London, England, completing her graduate studies in 1969. Jaudon has exhibited her work nationally and internationally since the mid-1970’s. She has figured prominently in the development of post-Minimal abstraction and was one of the early artists in the Pattern and Decoration movement.

Valerie Jaudon had her first one-person exhibition at the Holly Solomon Gallery in New York in 1977, and since then has had thirty six solo shows in the US and Europe, including Galerie Bischofberger in Zurich, the Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles, Dart Gallery in Chicago, Galerie Hans Strelow in Dusseldorf, MacIntosh/Drysdale in Washington D.C., the Stadel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Quadrat Museum in Bottrop Germany, Amerika Haus in Berlin, and the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, among others.