Jill Christian
Albuquerque, NM
www.jillchristian.com
jill@jillchristian.com
505.379.9836

education
2012       MFA, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2002       MBA, Marketing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1992       BFA, Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1990       Summer study program, Chateau de LaNapoule Arts Center, France
 
solo exhibitions
2014        Impressions, The Jonathan Abrams MD Art Gallery, University of New
               Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
2012        Rise|Set, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
               Intervals, Inpost Artspace/Outpost Performance Center,
               Albuquerque, NM
 
selected group exhibitions
2017      TONDO, Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM
             Iteration, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2016      Deck the Walls, Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM
             Affordable Art Fair New York, New Grounds,
             Albuquerque, NM
             Third Annual Regional, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX.
             Juried by Eric M. Lee.
             The Thing of it Is, Washington Art Association,
             Port Washington, CT. Curated by Eric Aho.
             Paintings by Jill Christian, Marilyn Dillard, and Raul Dorn,
            
Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2015      Miniatures & More, The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History,
             Albuquerque, NM
             The 12x12 Show, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
             Affordable Art Fair New York, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
             Wild+Life, Page Coleman Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
             Art on the Edge Biennial, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM.
             Curated by Nora Burnett Abrams
             Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
             (s)and: An Introduction, Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM
             Building the Image: Work by The Lady Minimalists Tea Society, Smink,
             Dallas, TX
             New: Works by Matrix Artists, Matrix Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM
2014      Miniatures & More, The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History,
             Albuquerque, NM
             MAS*Albuquerque, Creative Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
2013      The 12x12 Show, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
             Outpost Member Exhibition, Inpost Artspace/Outpost Performance
             Center, Albuquerque, NM
             Miniatures & More, The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History,
             Albuquerque, NM
             Momentary: Jill Christian & Ana Medina, The William
             Platz Gallery, Southwest University of Visual Arts, Albuquerque, NM
             Black & White, Robert H. Angeloch Gallery, Woodstock School of Art,
             Woodstock, NY. Curated by Peik Larsen
             Objectified, AIB MFA Alumni Show, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2012     The 12x12 Show, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
             Una Vida Art Project, 5G Gallery at Factory on 5th, Albuquerque, NM
             New Mexico Showcase, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM. Curated by
             Peter Frank
             MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition, Art Institute of Boston at
             Lesley University, Boston, MA
2011      Abstracts 2011, Creative Albuquerque/Emerging Creatives
             Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
2006      Small Works Exhibition, Third Moon Gallery, Corrales, NM
2003      Kindred Spirits, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
1999      Hallucinations From The Cage, One-On-One Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1996      Flight and Passages, The Outsource, Albuquerque, NM

1993      12th Annual Faber Biren Color Award Show, Stamford Art Association,
              Stamford, CT
1992      Kick Off The Traces!, Leverett Crafts and Arts, Leverett, MA

projects
2015 -    Founding member.  re.group, an artist collaborative based in
             New York City
2015 -    Member.  The Lady Minimalists Tea Society, an artist collaborative
             based in Santa Fe, New Mexico
2014 -    Founding member.  (s)and, an artist collaborative based in
             Albuquerque, New Mexico
2015      Panelist. Gender and Art-Making. In conjunction with April 11, 2015
             performance of 2am Lovely, a play by Irene Loy, Experimental Theatre,
             University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2014      Participating artist, Harvest by Harwood Art Center, Juried Community
             Supported Art Program, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2013      Film Screening, Who Does She Think She Is? by Pamela Tanner Boll,
             Women & Creativity,
Albuquerque, NM

publications
2017      Studio Visit Magazine, Summer 2017, The Open Studios Press,
             Boston, MA (Juror: Diana Gaston, Tamarind Institute)
2015      Art on the Edge, 2015 Friends of Contemporary Art + Photography
             Exhibition Catalogue, Nora Burnett Abrams. New Mexico Museum
             of Art, Santa Fe, NM
             "Art on the Edge 2015" and "Material Matters" at NMMoA, Michael
             Abatemarco, Santa Fe New Mexican, May 8, 2015
             Jury Duty: New exhibit celebrates artists on the edge. Enrique Limon.
             Santa Fe Reporter, April 15, 2015
             Building the Image: The Lady Minimalists, Catalogue, Smink, Inc.,
             Dallas, TX
            “Fourteen female ABQ artists in multi-media installation”, Wesley
             Pulka, Albuquerque Journal, May 24, 2015.
2014      365 Artists 365 Days Project, A Frank Juarez and Greymatter Gallery
             Collaborative Project.
2014      New American Paintings, No. 114, West Issue, The Open Studios Press,
             Boston, MA (Curator: Nora Burnett Abrams)
2014      Studio Visit Magazine, Spring 2014 (Vol. 25), The Open Studios Press,
             Boston, MA (Juror: Trevor Richardson, Herter Art Gallery)
2012      Studio Visit & Interview: Jill Christian, Claude Smith for 516 ARTS Blog

awards and honors
2014      Finalist, New Mexico Art in Public Places Purchase Program
2011      Emerging Creatives Juried Professional Development Program
             and Exhibition, Creative Albuquerque/Albuquerque Arts Business
             Association/Artscrawl, Albuquerque, NM
1988      Chancellor’s Scholarship Award in Fine Arts, four-year full-tuition
             scholarship, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
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