Jeremy Spear Biography

A graduate of Yale University, Jeremy Spear is a sculptor/painter who has been working and living in New York City since 1983. He served on the Artist Advisory Panel for Art in General and in 1990 co-founded the A/C Project Room.

At Yale, Spear played second base on the 1981 Ivy League Championship and NCAA Tournament team. He later discovered fastpich softball and was selected to the 1993 and 1997 USA Men’s Maccabiah Team that won silver and bronze medals in Israel. In 1996 Spear was recruited by the Abbott Labs (Ashland, OH) to play shortstop. He currently plays with the Heflin Builders (Balston Lake, NY) team that finished 4th at the 1999 World Fastpitch Championships. It was his love for the sport that led him to directing Fastpitch, his film debut. The film has received critical acclaims from numerous publications including The New York Times, The LA Times, and The Chicago Sun Times, among others. Spear was also the finalist for the Anthony Radizwill Documentary Achievement Award (IFP Gotham Awards 2000).

Spear is currently residing in Honolulu and working on a new feature length documentary that will be principally shot in American Samoa and Hawaii.