Beatrix*JAR is conceptual electronic music duo and couple consisting of sound artists Bianca Pettis (Beatrix) and Jacob Aaron Roske (JAR). Since 2004 the duo has collaborated and toured extensively spreading the good word of D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) electronics with hands-on Circuit Bending Workshops and playful conceptual sound art performances.
Their work has been featured at Art Museums, Night Clubs, Universities, Libraries, Hacker Spaces and Art Galleries all over the country including the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN), Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, Ohio), Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh, PA), Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (San Diego, CA), the American Visionary Art Museum (Baltimore) and the High Art Museum (Atlanta, GA) to name a few. The duo was also featured on MAKE TV (PBS) and on ABC's Nightline and are recipients of a 2010 Archibald Bush Fellowship in Media Arts. Beatrix*JAR self-released three albums of note: I Love You Talk Bird (2005), Golden Fuzz (2007) and Art*Star (2010).