Philadelphia, PA

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Jill O

13,280 Breaths between August 8, 2012 and September 30, 2012
2012
Graphite on rice paper
16 ½ x 16 ¼ inches

Please contact the gallery for a complete updated resume.

JILL O’BRYAN

Lives and works in New York and New Mexico

Education

Ph.D., (Visual Studies) New York University
MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
BA, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Exhibitions and Performances

2013
All Black, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Art = Text = Art, The Hafnarfjörður Center of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
2012
rock, paper, breath, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia PA
Art = Text = Art, Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2011
Art=Text=Art: Selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, SOMArts, San Fransisco, CA
A Place To Which We Can Come, abandoned Convent of Saint Cecilia, Brooklyn, NY
Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper, from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Works on Paper, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Group Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Very, Very Large Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Nueva York El Papel de las Últimas Vanguardias, New York/New Drawings, 1946 – 2007, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain
2007
Summer Invitational, OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY
Kramarsky Foundation, New York, NY
2006
Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, New York, NY (catalogue)
2004
Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, New York, NY (catalogue)
Merry Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg (Brooklyn), NY
2002
Artists to Artists, Ace Gallery, NYC (catalogue)
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, New York, NY (catalogue)
Ruby Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2000
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, New York, NY (catalogue)
1999
Performance, “Tumbling #13.” curated by Marina Abramovic, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
1998
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, New York, NY (catalogue)
1995
1000 Drawings, Exit Art, NYC
Impossible Art, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Spaces / Outside Places, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Group Exhibition, Gallerie Annick Ketele, Antwerp, Belgium
1992
Windows on White (Installation), New York, NY
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Artists’ Open Studio, Walsh Foundation, New York, NY
1991
Paintings, Jan Holloway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1986-1990
San Francisco Open Studio, San Francisco, CA
1989
Solo Painting Exhibit, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, SF, CA
Contemporary Landscape Artists, Jan Holloway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pickle Family Circus (Set Design), San Francisco, CA
1987-88
American Buffalo (Production Design), Subterranean Theatre, Berkeley, CA
1986
Emerging Artists, Jan Holloway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Death of Opera, (Performance in collaboration with David Ford), People’s Theatre Coalition, San Francisco, CA
Dragon Lady’s Revenge, (Scenic Artist) San Francisco Mime Troupe, San Francisco, CA
1985
Butterfly, (Performance in collaboration with David Ford) Co-Lab, San Francisco, CA
The Interrogation Game, (Video/Performance in collaboration with David Ford), Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
1984
Kabuki Medea. (Scenic Artist), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, CA
Landscapes, Goat Hill Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983
Ghostwriter, (Scenic Artist) BBC/WGBH Film for TV, Cambridge, MA
State Lottery Commercial for TV, (Scenic Artist), September Productions, Boston, MA
Midsummer, San Francisco Opera, (Scenic Artist), San Francisco, CA

Collaborative Artwork

2008
Joanna in the Desert, Photo series created in collaboration with Joanna Frueh
2000
Lyon Biennale, Being There: Charles Ross’s Star Axis. Video Installation created in collaboration with Charles Ross

Bibliography

Drawing – (Catalogue) New York Drawings: 1946 – 2007. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain. (2009)
Joanna in the Desert photo series, Hotel Amerika, Spring 2007
Drawing – Nanette Gerhig, J’aime la Vie (Paris, 2003)
Installation – The Pink Revolution, Joanna Frueh in conversation with Tanya Augsburg, Maria Buszek , and Jill O'Bryan. n.paradoxa, “Rethinking Revolution”, Vol. 10, July 2002
Installation and Drawing – Artists to Artists (Catalogue), New York: MOMA, 2002. Exhibition : May, 2002
Installation – The Ides of March: ABC No Rio (Catalogue).
Exhibition: March 14-April 12, 2002
Drawing – The Ides of March: ABC No Rio, 19 (Catalogue). Exhibition: March 3-24, 2000
Drawings – Time Capsule, A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists. Introductions by Kathy Acker and Avital Ronell. Ed. Robin Kahn. New York: Creative Time in cooperation with SOS Inc., 1995, 138-139. Opening: March, 1995 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Reviews

2011
Sylviane Gold, Sublime Notions From a Species That Likes to Doodle, New York Times, Art Review, Westchester Edition, February 18, 2011: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/20/nyregion/20artwe.html?r=3&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y
2010
Fallon, Roberta. _Size Matters: Two shows focus on proportional pieces
. Philadelphia Weekly, January 13-19, 2010
Fallon, Roberta. Size matters, so does content. The Artblog, January 13, 2010
Macgregor, Marilyn. Bring on the behemoths. Broad Street Review, January 12, 2010
Rice, Robin. Well-Endowed. Philadelphia City Paper, January 14, 2010
2009
Newhall, Edith. Very, very large. The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 20, 2009
2002
Smith, Roberta. Art in Review; “Artists to Artists – A Decade of the Space Program,” New York Times, Leisure/Weekend, Friday, May 24, 2002
Bphlen, Celestine. “An Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years Of Free Studio Space for Artists,” New York Times, Arts/Culture, Thursday, May 30, 2002

Published Books

2008
Author. “Introduction: Fucking Hot” in Clarvoiance for Those in the Desert - Performance Pieces 1979-2004: Joanna Frueh, Duke University Press, 2008
2005
Author. “Carnal Art: Orlan’s Refacing.” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005

Published Articles

Ontology and Autobiographical Performance: Joanna Frueh's ‘Aesthetics of Orgasm,’ TDR: The Drama Review (Cambridge: MIT Press) - Volume 55, Number 2, Summer 2011 (T 210), pp. 126-136
The Pink Revolution, Joanna Frueh in conversation with Tanya Augsburg, Maria Buszek , and Jill O'Bryan. n.paradoxa, “Rethinking Revolution”, Vol. 10, July 2002
Ruth Liberman & José Fernandez: An Interview, Ruth Liberman & José Fernandez at Momenta Arts, (New York: Momenta Arts, 2001). Exhibition: January 5 - February 3, 2001.
Shirin Neshat. In Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, a P.S.1 project organized in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art. CD-ROM Catalogue. Exhibition: Feb. 27 - May 14, 2000.
Penetrating Layers of Flesh: Carving in/out the Bodies of Orlan and Medusa, Artaud and Marsyas. Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. 11:1, #21 (1999): 49-63.
Carving In/Out Bodies: Orlan and Medusa. In “The Monstrous Woman” a special issue of MASSAGE. www.nomadnet.org/massage, October, 1999.
Saint Orlan Faces Reincarnation. Art Journal. Guest Editor: Martha Wilson. 56.4 (1997): 50-56.
Medicine and Art. Sixth Biennial Symposium at the Center for Arts & Technology. New London, CT. Connecticut College. 1997.

Awards

2000, 98, 97, New York University GSO Travel Grant
1993-1995, New York University Teaching Fellowship
1990-1991, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Artist’s Grant
1987-1990, San Francisco Art Institute Tuition Fellowship
1988-1989, San Francisco Art Institute Teaching Assistantship

Collections

Kramarsky Collection, New York, NY Private collections in Paris, Antwerp, San Francisco, New York, Phoenix

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