EDDA RENOUF – BIOGRAPHY
American born in Mexico City. Lived in New York City 1968-1991 and in Paris 1971-1975. Presently lives and works in Paris, since her return in 1991.
1968-71 M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts) Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York, NY, USA
1969-70 Academie der Bildende Künste, Münich, Germany
1967-68 Art Students League, New York, NY, USA
1963-64 Académie Julian, Paris, France
1961-65 B.A. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, USA
1996 Commission for etching - C.N.A.P (Centre National des Arts Plastiques) France
1990 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, NY, USA
1976 N.E.A. Grant, USA
1971-72 Painting fellowship, Columbia University, Paris, France
Has given lectures at the University of Michigan; New York University; Brown University; Rhode
Island School of Design; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; Artothèque, Valence, France; École de Beaux Arts, Caen, France; École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts, Paris; Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany; Brenau University, Gainsville, GA; Emory University, Atlanta.
1995-96 Guest professor in painting and print-making at École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts, Paris
1978-1981 Travels and works on her art during three summers in Oaxaca, Mexico
1984 Travels in India
2004 Travels in Japan
1977 Marries Alain Middleton, the French-British contemporary music composer.
Several artistic collaborations include "Overtones" (1977), a portfolio of etchings with music,
published by Parasol Press, New York; and a concert of "Polyrhythms" for the 1997 retrospective
"Edda Renouf Werke 1972 - 1997" at the Karlsruhe Kunsthalle, with a CD and a catalogue.
Birth in 1979 of their daughter Mélisande.