Jill Newman

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Jill New­man is a visu­al artist work­ing both indi­vid­u­al­ly and col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly in paint­ing, draw­ing, sculp­ture and instal­la­tion. Work­ing with a focus on the his­tor­i­cal and social impli­ca­tions sym­bol­ized through archi­tec­ture, she is invest­ed in expand­ing con­cepts of Paint­ing through the dou­bling of paint­ing as arti­fact or instal­la­tion.  She received her MFA from CalArts and her BS from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Wis­con­sin-Madi­son. Recent exhi­bi­tion venues include the Fel­lows of Con­tem­po­rary Art (FOCA), Los Ange­les, Dum­bo Art Cen­ter (DAC), NY, POST, Los Ange­les, Side Street Projects, Pasade­na, and Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Ange­les. New­man was award­ed a sev­en-week artist res­i­den­cy at The Banff Cen­tre, Cana­da.  She has lec­tured at insti­tu­tions such as Wood­bury Uni­ver­si­ty, Moor­park Col­lege, and UC-River­side and mod­er­at­ed pan­el dis­cus­sion Painters Beyond Paint­ing at the Man­drake in 2011. She and artist Bari Ziper­stein recent­ly formed Sur­vey West Col­lab­o­ra­tive, which received a grant from the City of Pasade­na Depart­ment of Cul­tur­al Affairs for a pub­lic art instal­la­tion at Side Street Projects, Pasade­na. Sur­vey West also curat­ed Site as Sym­bol at the Fel­lows of Con­tem­po­rary Art in Los Ange­les in 2011.  New­man is cur­rent­ly the Vis­it­ing Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor in Paint­ing and Draw­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, River­side.

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