Jeff Koons

Artist at RxArt, Inc.

Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons

Artist at RxArt, Inc.

Biography

Jeff Koons was born in York, Pennsylvania in 1955. Koons studied painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. He is well known for his blending of pop, conceptual, and appropriation art as well as his large-scale reproductions of banal objects. Koons often uses images and objects from popular culture, framing questions about taste and pleasure.

Recent major exhibitions have appeared at Chateau de Versailles France (2008); the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2008); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2008); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2008); Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2006); the Guggenheim Museum, New York (2002), among others. Koons has participated in the Bienal de Sao Paulo (2002); Venice Biennale (1990, 1997); Sydney Biennale (1990); and the Whitney Biennial (1987, 1989). He was elected as a Fellow to the American Academy for Arts and Sciences in 2005. Koons lives and works in New York.

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Number of Boards

2

Birthday

01/25/1955 - York, PA, United States

Age

66

Number of Awards

3

Interests

Artwork Collecting

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Former Senator from Arizona from Arizona

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Former Vice Chairman at National Center For Missing & Exploited Children

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Founder & President at RxArt, Inc.

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Artist at RxArt, Inc.

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Professional at Inner City Business Products, LLC

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Co-Founder at National Center For Missing & Exploited Children

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Co-Founder at RFR Holding LLC

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Professor Public Sector Economics at University of Leiden

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Co-Founder at M.M. Dillon & Co. Group

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Venture Partner & Senior Advisor at Pappas Capital LLC

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Jeff Koons
Artist at RxArt, Inc.
Education
BFA
Class of 1976

MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study. Their innovative curriculum, well-equipped campus, and world-class faculty all have a single purpose: provide the education, experiences, and resources needed to prepare the artist and designers who will lead in the 21st century.

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is one of America's largest accredited independent schools of art and design, located in the Loop in Chicago, Illinois. It is associated with the museum of the same name, and "The Art Institute of Chicago" or "Chicago Art Institute" often refers to either entity. Providing degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, SAIC has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top two graduate art programs in the nation, as well as by Columbia University's National Arts Journalism survey as the most influential art school in the United States.

Memberships
Member

The Royal Academy of Arts is a private company headquartered in Piccadilly, UK, with operations in the United Kingdom. The firm operates an art school. It was founded in 1768.The company says this about itself: We’re run by the Royal Academicians, artists and architects elected by their peers in recognition of their exceptional work. We’re home to Britain’s longest established art school, the RA Schools. Every year since 1768 we’ve held an annual Summer Exhibition, the largest open-submission art exhibition in the world. We present our collection of art and architecture in free displays throughout our home on Piccadilly. We are home to Britain’s longest established art school, the RA Schools. Our three-year postgraduate course is one of the most competitive in the country, and we’re proud to offer free tuition to all who study here.

Career History
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Current
Boards & Committees
Board Member
Prior

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Inc. helps in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children. Its services include offering information about missing and exploited children. The company was founded by John Walsh and Revé Walsh in January 1984 and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

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2005

MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study. Their innovative curriculum, well-equipped campus, and world-class faculty all have a single purpose: provide the education, experiences, and resources needed to prepare the artist and designers who will lead in the 21st century.

Political Donations
$50K
2014

Governor at Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, Tom Wolf

$10K
2014

Former Governor of Pennsylvania

Advisors
Legal Advisor

Partner at Reed Smith LLP

Awards & Honors
Rank #7
2014
ArtReview Magazine - Power 100
Rank #56
2013
ArtReview Magazine - Power 100
Rank #58
2012
ArtReview Magazine - Power 100
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