Jaimie Warren is a multidisciplinary artist and the Co-Director and Creator of the community arts project and fake public access tv show Whoop Dee Doo. Warren is a NYFA Fellow in interdisciplinary arts and has been awarded artist residencies in New York City with the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Pioneer Works, BRICworkspace, Abrons AIRspace, and American Medium. Warren is the recipient of the Baum Award for an emerging American photographer and is a featured artist in Art21’s documentary series “New York Close Up.”
Warren has taught extensive workshop series with youth, adults, and seniors. She has worked with New York City public schools and organizations including the Museum of Modern Art, the Art21 Education Department, the Museum of Art & Design, the Brooklyn Arts Council SU-CASA Program, NurtureArt, Dia: Beacon and Abrons Arts Center. She received a United States Presidential Teaching Award, which was presented by Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. in 2013.
Whoop Dee Doo (est. 2006) has created over 30 large-scale commissioned projects for organizations including the Smart Museum, Chicago; Loyal Gallery, Stockholm; POP Montreal & DHC/ART, Montreal; The Contemporary, Baltimore; SFMOMA, San Francisco; and the Knockdown Center, Queens. Whoop Dee Doo recently received a Franklin Furnace Grant, an Abrons Arts Center Artist Fellowship, and was a 2016 artist-in-residence at the High Line in New York.