Sustainability – both in the sense of materials and in maintaining an art practice – is a central topic when Justin Rabideau joins Joe and Matthew for Brain Fuzz episode 13.
Joe spots the connection with Gordon Matta-Clark’s work. Matthew recalls a studio visit and the challenges of scale.
Accomplished in multiple aspects of professional art life, we explore how Rabideau manages to juggle it all and why you should consider a future in security.
But first, what’s the proper pronunciation of Rabideau?
Who Is Justin Rabideau?
Justin Rabideau attended The State University of New York at Plattsburgh, where he received a BFA in Sculpture and Printmaking in 2002. While in Plattsburgh, Justin participated as an Artist Intern at Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minnesota, as well as an Artist in Residence at Sea Side Sculpture Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 2002.
From 2003-2006 Justin attended The University of Georgia, receiving a MFA with a concentration in Sculpture. During that time, Justin participated in exhibitions which included Fresh Assortment, curated by Michael Lucero; The First Annual Artist Symposium in Navidad, Chile; as well as completing a commissioned sculpture in Athens, Greece.
From 2006-2008, Justin was the Preparator at the Everson Museum of Art, as well as an Adjunct Instructor at Cazenovia College. He later worked as the Preparator at the Flagler Museum and as an Adjunct Instructor at Palm Beach State College.
He is currently the Director of the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University.
Bio excerpted from justinrabideau.com.