Founder, Artistic Director
Jeannine Bardo is the founder and artistic director of Stand4 Gallery and Community Arts Center. Bardo is a Brooklyn born artist, curator and art educator. She received her BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts and completed both a Masters in Art Education and a Masters in Fine Arts from Brooklyn College. She is a multi-disciplinary artist with a focus on humanity’s connections to the natural world.
Bardo has contributed writings to galleryELL, was a participating artist and juror for 5th Avenue SAW before becoming a board member and was a mentor and contributing writer to ART21 Educators. She collaborated on a NYC Public Artwork titled Ark for the Arts with fellow artist Isabelle Garbani that focused on climate change and resiliency in the community of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Bardo is Artistic Director, Co-founder and Curator of BioBAT Art Space and she curated the inaugural exhibition in January, 2019.
John Ros is a Brooklyn-based, multiform conceptual installation artist, professor and curator. They obtained an MFA from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and a BFA from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
John is currently the director and a professor at studioELL, an alternative, transient, hybrid space for higher education in studio art. They are a lecturer at the School of the Museum of Fine Art at Tufts University and in the First Year Program at Parsons School of Design, The New School. John is a founding director and curator of Intermission Museum of Art and has served as Stand4 Gallery’s curator-in-residence since January 2020. John has over 16 years experience in higher education and 23 years experience curating exhibitions and developing community programs.