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About Jeffery J. Byrd

Jeffery Byrd is a performance and video artist who has presented work all over the globe. He has exhibited in over 75 group exhibitions, and has performed at notable venues as Lincoln Center in New York and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. Byrd has participated in performance and video festivals in major cities throughout the US and in Canada, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Columbia, Mexico, Italy, Northern Ireland, Wales and Cuba. 
Byrd is a frequent lecturer at art schools and universities, including: Parson's School of Design in New York, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been featured in various books published by Brown & Benchmark, Simon & Schuster, Routledge Press, and Rizzoli International.


Present Department Head & Professor, Art, University of Northern Iowa Department of Art


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University of Northern Iowa
Kamerick Art Building 104
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0362

Office: KAB 104
Phone: (319) 273-2077


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