Jean Claude Rigaud
American b. Haiti 1940

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006
– Gulf Coast Museum of Art ‘Seven outdoor Sculptures‘; (North Tampa); Largo, FL.
2000
– Vero Beach Museum of Art ‘Indoor, outdoor Sculptures‘; Vero Beach, FL
1996
– Esperante Sculpture Center, Palm Beach County Culture Council; West Palm Beach, FL
1993
– Corbino Gallery ‘Six outdoor Sculptures‘; Sarasota, FL
1991
– Louis Calder Memorial Library Miller School of Medicine University of Miami; Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami,FL
1989
– Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Review by Elisa Turner “Sculptures spin Geometric dialogue” THE MIAMI HERALD June 28,1989.
1988
– Corbino Gallery; Sarasota, FL.
1985
– University of Miami Hospital Miller School of Medicine University of Miami; Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami, FL
1984
– Frederic Snitzer Gallery ‘Three Exhibitions‘; Coral Gables, FL.
– Miami Dade Community College Wolfson Art Gallery “Vision in Three Dimensions“; Miami, FL.
1983
– Frederick Snitzer Gallery ‘Three Exhibitions‘; Coral Gables, FL.
1982
– Frederick Snitzer Gallery ‘Two Exhibitions‘; Coral Gables, FL.
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008-present
– The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum The Sculpture Park Florida International University; Miami, FL.
2002
– Miami Art Museum “Linking the Permanent Collection”; Miami, FL.
2003
– Miami Art Museum “Between Art and Life” Works by an international group of artists; Miami, FL.
2003
– Art Basel| Miami Beach, Seth Beitler Gallery, Miami Beach Convention Center; Miami Beach, FL.
2001
– Tribute to Three Artists by Holland Knight LLP, a Worldwide Law Firm Headquarters in Downtown Miami; Miami, FL
2001
– The Bakehouse Art Complex, Art Gallery; Miami, FL.
2000-2008
– Downtown Development Authority (DDA), Art in the Downtown ‘Five Sculptures‘; Fort Lauderdale, FL.
1998
– International Sculpture Exhibition Art on Brickell Ave Downtown Miami; Miami, FL.
1997
– The Sarasota Visual Art Center; Sarasota, FL.
1995
– Monumental Sculptures ‘Sculpture & Landscape’ University of Miami; Coral Gables, FL.
1995
– Biennale in Japan, Hakone Open Air Museum The 2nd Fujisankei Biennale; Tokyo, Japan.
1994
– International Sculpture Exhibition Art on Brickell Ave Downtown Miami; Miami, FL.
1992
– Chapelle de la Sorbonne Paris Couleurs Magiques ‘Painting’. Grand Prix de Paris d’Arts Plastiques;Paris, France.
– Musee de la Commanderie d’Unet Grand Prix d’Aquitaine 1992; Bordeaux, France.
1991
– Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale Hort Competition, ‘Painting‘; Fort Lauderdale, FL.
1989
– Museum of Art Ford Lauderdale Hort Competition; Fort Lauderdale, FL.
1988
– Science Museum; Miami, FL.
1983
– Lowe Art Museum Students Show University of Miami; Coral Gables, FL.

1976

– “The Still Point of the Turning world” Students Show Teachers College Columbia University; New York, N.Y.
1967
–  New Generations Mention Honorific National Institute of Fine Arts; Mexico, D.F.
– Mexican American Institute, Works on plaster created at the University U.N.A.M.; Mexico, D.F.
– National University of Mexico; Mexico, D.F.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  
2010
– Lecture at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL.
2002
– Lecture at Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL.
1995
-Lecture at Miami Art Museum; Miami, FL.
1995
– Lecture at Palm Beach Community College ‘Two Lectures‘; West Palm Beach, FL.
1992
– Lecture at Broward Community College; Fort Lauderdale, FL.
1981
– Interview Channel 6 Television; Miami, FL.
1976
– Documentary Film on marble carving ‘Sculpture on marble’ Film made for Master & Doctorate Programs, Teachers College Columbia University; New York, N,Y.
 
PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
– The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Sculpture Park Florida International University; Miami, FL
– Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Art in Public Places, Golden Glades Branch Library; Miami, FL.
– Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, Art in Public Places, Brownsville Metrorail Station; Miami, FL.
– Miami Project To Cure Paralysis Lois Pope Life Center Miller School of Medicine University of Miami; Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami, FL.
– 1550 Brickell Ave ‘Two outdoor Sculptures’ Downtown Miami; Miami, FL.
– Swire Properties Inc Tequesta Point, ‘Two outdoor Sculptures’ Downtown Miami; Miami, FL.
– Swire Properties Inc Courvoisier Centre Downtown Miami; Miami, FL.
– Lowe Art Museum, Sculpture Park University of Miami; Coral Gables, FL.
– Team Metro Melrose Service Center Miami-Dade County; Miami, FL.
– Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Sculpture Park; Largo, FL.
– Miami Art Museum; Miami, FL.
– Vero Beach Art Museum ‘Outdoor Sculpture‘; Vero Beach, FL.
– Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale; Fort Lauderdale; FL.
– Louis Calder Memorial Library ’Two Indoor Sculptures’ Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami, FL.
– University of Miami Hospital ‘Indoor Sculpture’ Miller School of Medicine
– University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital; Miami, FL.
– Wynwood Arts District ‘Entrance Gate’ City of Miami; Miami, FL.
– Miami Children Museum; Miami, FL.
– Museum of Modern Art ‘Four Sculptures on Long Term Loan’ Santo Domingo; Dominican Republic
 
AWARDS
– Leo Chester Visual Arts Contemporary Awards, Dade Community Foundation; Miami, FL.
– First Prize Annual Competition, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas; Mexico, D.F.
– Honorable Mencion, Nuevos Valores ‘New Generations‘ Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes; Mexico, D.F.
 
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE
1982-1984
   -Study Sculpture Techniques on Steel, Aluminum, Bronze Casting, University of Miami; Miami, FL.
 1974-77
  -Specialized in Marble Carving Sculpture on marble and took courses on Art Critic, Teachers College Columbia University; New York, N.Y.
1970-72
   -Two Years Engineering study, New York City Community College; New York, N.Y.
1965-68
   – Study Principles of Modern Sculpture (Particularly Geometric Abstractions);  National University of Mexico; San Carlos Academy; Mexico, D.F.
1980-83
   – Engineer Technician & Engineer 1, Florida Department of Transportation, Engineering and Design Department; Miami, FL.
1971-74
– Draft Structural Plans for Engineering & Architectural Firm; New York, N.Y.
  

 

 
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