Jan Rindfleisch, artist, educator, curator, author, received her BS
in Physics from Purdue University and her MFA in Painting from San
Jose State University. From 1978 to 1985, she was a De Anza College
art and art history instructor. She was Euphrat Museum of Art's Executive
Director from 1979-2011, where she implemented many
groundbreaking exhibitions and programs. With Euphrat Board members,
she established the Cupertino Arts Commission in 1985-86. Her civic
involvement includes serving as a member of the Arts Council Silicon
Valley Local Arts Grants Review Panel (2013), California Arts Council
Visual Arts Panel (1990) and the Santa Clara County Arts Council (1989-1997),
and participating in the Getty Museum Management Institute, UC Berkeley
Her awards include: Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence (2014); San José City Hall Exhibits Committee (2006-2013); The ABBY Awards (2010); Silicon Valley Arts &
Business Awards; Arts Leadership Award; Santa Clara County Woman of
Achievement, (1989); Leadership Vision Award in the Arts, Sunnyvale
Chamber of Commerce (1993); Civic Service Award, City of Cupertino,
Cultural Arts, and the Asian Heritage Council Arts Award (1988).
Jan Rindfleisch in front of painting by José Arenas, Put to Sea, c.2002. Acrylic on canvas, 60"x40". Arenas taught art at Foothill College, 2000–2010. Photo: Kent Manske.
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"A good egg."
Untitled evolving sculpture, 18"x18"x26", ferroconcrete, landscape bark chips.