Jeannine Bardo is the founder and artistic director of Stand4 Gallery and Community Art Center. Bardo is a Brooklyn born artist, curator and art educator. She received her BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts and completed both a Masters in Art Education and a Masters in Fine Arts from Brooklyn College. She is a multi-disciplinary artist with a focus on humanity’s connections to the natural world.

Bardo has contributed writings to galleryELL, was a participating artist and juror for 5th Avenue SAW and was a mentor and contributing writer to ART21 Educators. She collaborated on a NYC Public Artwork titled Ark for the Arts that focused on climate change and resiliency in the community of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Bardo Co-founded BioBAT Art Space in 2019 and was Artistic Director from 2019-2022.