Exhibitions

2018
Jill O'Bryan: New Work, Margarete Roader Gallery, New York
Jill O'Bryan, Texas State Galleries, San Marcos, TX
Art Cologne, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York

2017
Mapping Resonances, (solo exhibition) Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Inside Nature and Time: Charles Ross + Jill O'Bryan, Mayeur Projects, Las Vegas, NM
Art Cologne, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY
Treasures: Group Show, Mayeur Projects, Las Vegas, NM

2016
Art Cologne, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY
Shop, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2015
"one billion breaths in a lifetime" Outdoor commission at the Phillips Collection, Washington DC.
Weathervane, Brooklyn, NY
Drawing: Crossing the Lines, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY    


2014-2015
Art=Text=Art: Selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, UB Anderson Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 
2014
A Particular Kind of Solitude - an exhibition inspired by the writings of Robert Walser, Elizabeth Street Garden, NYC. Curated by Serra Sabuncuoglu

2013                        
All Black, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Art=Text=Art: Selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, Hafnarborg | The Hafnarfjör∂ur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjör∂ur, Iceland


2012                        
(solo) Jill O’Bryan: rock, paper, breath, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Notations: Contemporary Drawing as Idea and Process, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

2011-2012            
Art=Text=Art: Selections from the Sally & Wynn Kramarsky Collection, 
         University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia; 
         Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

2011                        
Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
A PLACE TO WHICH WE CAN COME: an exhibition at the abandoned Convent of Saint Cecilia, Brooklyn, NY                       
Gallery Joe at PULSE Miami
Works on Paper, Danese Gallery, New York, NY


2010                        

Group Exhibition, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2009-10                    
Very Very LARGE Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2009                        
New York/New Drawings, 1946 – 2007, Nueva York El Papel de las Últimas Vanguardias Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain           

2007                        
Summer Invitational, OK Harris Gallery, NYC

2006-07                        
Kramarsky Foundation, NYC

2006                        
Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, NYC (catalogue)

2004                        
Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, NYC (catalogue)
Merry Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg (Brooklyn) NY

2002                        
Artists to Artists, Ace Gallery, NYC (catalogue)
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, NYC (catalogue)
Ruby Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000                        
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, NYC (catalogue)

1998                        
The Ides of March Biennial, ABC No Rio, NYC (catalogue)

1995                         
1000 Drawings, Exit Art, NYC
Impossible Art, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC           
Inside Spaces / Outside Places, Rosenberg Gallery, NYC

1993                        
Group Exhibition, Gallerie Annick Ketele, Antwerp, Belgium  

1992                          
Windows on White (Installation), NYC
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Artists’ Open Studio, Walsh Foundation, NYC           

1991                         
Paintings, Jan Holloway Gallery, SF, CA

1986-1990             
San Francisco Open Studio, SF, CA

1989                        
(Solo) Painting Exhibit, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, SF, CA  
Contemporary Artists, Jan Holloway Gallery, SF, CA 

1986                          
Emerging Artists, Jan Holloway Gallery, SF, CA

1984                        
Landscapes, Goat Hill Gallery, SF, CA

1982                        
Drawings for Medea, Le Vent du Sud, Aix-en-Provence, France

1978                        
Jill O'Bryan, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

1977                        
Clay Works by Jill O’Bryan, Collector’s Item Gallery, Osterville , MA

1975                 
Environs, Collaborative Performance/Installation, Feminist Art Workshop, St. Paul, MN
 
 
 
Performances and Production Design

1999                        
Performance, curated by Marina Abramovic, Rosenberg Gallery, NYC           
Performed “Tumbling #13.”

1989                        
Pickle Family Circus (Set Design) SF, CA

1987-1988            
American Buffalo (Production Design), Subterranean Theatre, Berkeley, CA
The Death of Opera, (Performance in collaboration with David Ford, People’s Theatre Coalition, SF, CA
Dragon Lady’s Revenge, (Scenic Artist) San Francisco Mime Troupe, SF, CA

1985                        
Butterfly, (Performance in collaboration with David Ford) Co-Lab, SF, CA
The Interrogation Game, (Video/Performance in collaboration with David Ford, Exploratorium, SF, CA

1984                        
Kabuki Medea. (Scenic Artist), Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, 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), SF, CA 

1980, 82-83            
American Repertory Theater, (Resident Scenic Artist) Cambridge, MA

1982                        
Medea, (Production Design) Theatre L’Alea, Aix-en-Provence, France
Pathways to Madness, (Costume Design) Theatreworks, Boston, MA
Puntilla, (Production Design) Nucleo Eclectico, Boston, MA

1980                 
Springs Awakening, (Costume Design), Harvard Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge, MA
 
 
Collaborative Artwork
2006            
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
Joanna in the Desert photo series, Hotel Amerika, Spring 2007
Drawing. (Catalogue) New York Drawings: 1946 – 2007. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain. (2009).
Drawing. (Catalogue) Nanette Gerhig, J’aime la Vie (Paris, 2003).
Painting. 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, (New York: MOMA, 2002) catalogue. 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 and Interviews
Kathleen MacQueen, Shifting Connections: In Site/In Mind, Interview with  Jill O'Bryan
http://shiftingconnections.com/2013/12/10/in-sightin-mind-jill-obryan/

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
Roberta Fallon, Size Matters, Philadelphia Weekly, January 13-19, 2010: page 20
Roberta Fallon, Size Matters, so does content, The Art Blog, January 13, 2010
Marilyn Macgregor, Supersized drawings at Gallery Joe, Broad Street Record, January 12, 2010
Robin Rice, Well-Endowed: Robin Rice on Visual Art. Philadelphia City Paper, January 5, 2010
Edith Newhall, Galleries: Very, very large, philly.com, December 20, 2009
George Stolz, New York Drawings 1946-2007: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain, ARTnews, June 2009, 115.
Karen Schiff, Letter from Segovia Brooklyn Rail, Artseen, May 2009.
Roberta Smith, Art in Review; 'Artists to Artists' -- 'A Decade of the Space Program', New York Times, Leisure/Weekend, Friday, May 24, 2002.
Celestine Bphlen, An Exhibition Celebrates 10 Years Of Free Studio Space for Artists, New York Times, Arts/Culture, Thursday, May 30, 2002.
 
Collections
Kramarsky Collection, New York, NY
Private collections in Paris, Antwerp, San Francisco, New York, Phoenix, Boston
 
Education
2000       Ph.D., Dept. of Art, New York University
1990       MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
1978       BA, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
 
Awards and Residencies
2000, 98, 97         New York University GSO Travel Grant
1993-1995            New York University Teaching Fellowship
1990-1991            Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, NYC
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