Jane Tardo

Jane Tardo is a sculptor, fiber and mixed media artist born and based in New Orleans. Experimenting with many visual and physical techniques, their practice is surreal, wacky and diverse, incorporating imaginative sculptures, textile art, and technologies in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. 

Tardo’s work has been exhibited both locally and nationally. Most recently they had a solo exhibition at the FRONT Gallery in New Orleans. In January 2022, they were awarded 2nd prize for Cat Island Adventure in Surreal Salon 14 at Baton Rouge Gallery. In October 2021, they showcased a mobile interactive performance installation: Haunted Hearse Snake Tube Adventure Ride. Tardo earned their MFA in Sculpture from the University of New Orleans in 2020. They served as a digital resident at Southern Heat Exchange and was a grant recipient of Colloqate Design. Their work has been written about in The Times-Picayune, Antigravity Magazine, The Art Newspaper, Art News, and Pelican Bomb. 

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