Jean Cacicedo received a BFA in 1970 from The Pratt Institute, New York. A prime innovator in the Art To Wear Movement of the ’70s , she was a recipient of an NEA Fellowship Grant in 1976. Jean’s work in dyed and felted wool cloth is exhibited throughout the USA and abroad. Combined with symbol and metaphor, her wall pieces, sculpture, collage and garments tell stories both physical and spiritual. In 2000, a thirty-year retrospective of her work was featured at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco.
Based in Berkeley, Jean has exhibited her work nationally and internationally and is a visiting artist in many schools including CCA in Oakland, Penland School, NC,
Spilt Rock Arts Program, Minn., Slow Fiber Studios, Berkeley, CA.
Jean’s work is in the private collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,The Oakland Museum of California, Museum of Art and Design, NYC, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Tassenmuseum Hendrikje, Amsterdam.