Jeannette Betancourt is a USA-born, Puerto Rican artist with Mexican citizenship. She currently works on impending situations regarding humankind’s relationship with planet earth.
Her artistic production includes sculpture, painting, installation, video, intervention, performance, upcycling, processual projects, and interdisciplinary works.
She has exhibited individually in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Morocco, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, and Spain, as well as has participated in group shows in Africa, Asia, Europe, and almost all countries of the American continent.
Also, Betancourt has participated in numerous exhibitions at independent venues, museums, and institutions including Casa de Les Contrafuertes in San Juan, Puerto Rico; La Sede in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Centro del Carme in Valence, Spain; El Horno in Pamplona, Spain, Sasebo City Museum in Nagasaki, Japan; Tsurumi Gallery in Kanagawa, Japan; 1903 Space Gallery in Kunming, China; Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Sichuan, China, among others.
The artist accounts for public works at the Metropolitan Autonomous University/ Azcapotzalco (Fall 2012); Reforma Avenue (Inhabiting the heart, 2011) and at the Sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly at Sierra Chincua, Michoacan (Spikes of wind, 2010; The guardians, 2010; The hug, 2010; The forest, 2010 and Wadi, 2010); at Open Air Museum. Comitan, Chiapas (Zwagine 2006) and the Municipality of Caguas, Puerto Rico (Custody 2003).
She has been the recipient of the National System of Creators of the Arts grant of The National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) twice (2016-2019) and (2013-2015), and her work has been a part of the New York Latin American Triennale, Biennale of Monterrey, Biennale of Visual Arts of Yucatan and the International Symposium of Stainless Steel Sculpture of Comitan in Mexico as well as of the National Art Show, Biennale of Stainless Steel Sculpture and Biennale Concrete Sculpture in Puerto Rico.