CV

 

Jillian Crochet

jilliancrochet@gmail.com

 

Education

MFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. 2020

BFA Sculpture and Digital Media, Cum Laude with honors, University of Alabama,

Tuscaloosa, AL. 2006

 

Solo Installations/Shows

My Beating Heart, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, Foley, AL. 2016

Limbs of an Ethereal Heritage, Mobile Arts Council, Mobile, AL. 2015

Hooked in Tentacles, Fairhope Brewery, Fairhope, AL. 2015

My Beating Heart, Mobile Arts Council, Mobile, AL. 2015

Once in a Blue Moon, PortAL Studio, Mobile, AL. 2014

Art Play, The Hive, Mobile, AL. 2013

Figures, The Blind Mule, Mobile, AL. 2013

Crochet Me Lovely, Optera Gallery, Mobile, AL. 2013

Keep On, The Powder Room, Fairhope, AL. 2012

 

Group Shows

Here to Lounge, Nook Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2020

Recoding CripTech, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA. 2020

A Library that Wanted to Be a Garden, Meyer Library, Oakland, CA. 2019

Other Bodies, Mimesis Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2019

Anthropocene, E.M. Wolfman, CA. 2018

Memory Order, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2018

Caught in the Fray, College Ave Gallery, Oakland, CA. 2018

Out of Body, PS8 gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2017

New Look, Hubble Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2017

A Pose By Any Other Name, First City Art Center Gallery, Pensacola, FL. 2016

The Biennial 2015, Johnson Center for the Arts, Troy, AL. 2015

Psyche Solstice, PortAL Studio, Mobile, AL. 2015

The Art and Design of Mardi Gras, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL. 2014

Windows are the eyes…, Lunatix & Co., Mobile, AL. 2014

Psychquinox, PortAL Studio, Mobile, AL. 2014

Temporal City Festival, The Temple, Mobile, AL. 2014

Excess Migration Fashion Show, Lunatix & Co, Mobile, AL. 2014

Temporal City Festival, abandoned warehouses, Mobile, AL. 2013

Figure Show, PortAL Studio, Mobile, AL. 2013

Nudes in November, Blue Velvet Gallery, Mobile, AL. 2013

Mobile Arts Council Members Show, Mobile, AL. 2013

Vessel 5, 401 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL. 2013

Psychquinox , PortAL Studio, Mobile, AL. 2013

Friday Art Walk , The Blind Mule, Mobile, AL. 2013

Eastern Shore Art Center Members Show , Fairhope, AL. 2012

Nudes in November , Blue Velvet Gallery, Mobile, AL. 2012

20 Pages , Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, Ocean Springs, MS. 2012

Members Juried Show , Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL. 2012

Eastern Shore Art Center Members Sales Gallery , Fairhope, AL. 2012

 

Performances

Wippppp, Beauty Supply Arts, Oakland, CA. 2019

Performance Takeover, Hubble Galleries, San Francisco, CA. 2019

Unearthed, Counterpulse, San Francisco, CA. 2019

Unearthed, ProArts, Oakland, CA. 2018

Performance Night III, Provoke Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 2018

Performance Night II, The Trapezoid, San Francisco, CA. 2018

Performance Night, The Trapezoid, San Francisco, CA. 2017

 

Work Experience

Gallery Assistant, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. 2019-20

Teaching Assistant, California College of Arts, Intro Textiles. 2018, Art of Duration.

2019, Disability and Art. 2020

Co-curator, Useless Initiatives, Performance Night I-III and Takeover. 2017-20

Co-director, 3:1, critique group. 2018-19

Connects Fellow, Southern Exposure, research and development. 2018

Connects Fellow, Tenderloin Museum, exhibitions and design. 2017

Instructional Assistant, 3D: Shifting 2d+3d, CCA, sewing. 2017

Teen Coordinator, Fairhope Public Library; organize volunteers, marketing, outreach,

grants, programming, creation of Makerspace, teach makers. 2009-17

Artist member of Mobile Arts Council. 2012-17

Freelance Graphic Designer. 2010-ongoing

Artist member of Rumor Union, artist cooperative. 2012-15

 

Commissions & Awards

Thesis Prize, California College of the Arts. 2020

Ginny Kleker Award, California College of the Arts. 2019

Connects Fellowship, California College of the Arts. 2017

Fine Arts Scholarship, California College of the Arts. 2017

CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts. 2017

Kay Sekimachi Endowed Scholarship, California College of the Arts. 2017

Graduate Chair Award, California College of the Arts. 2017

Commission for installation, Seagrass Festival, Dauphin Island, AL. 2014

Collaborative commission, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL. 2014

Commission for ceramic figurative sculpture, private collection, Fairhope, AL. 2013

Sculpture Merit Award, Eastern Shore Art Center Members Juried Show. 2012

Commission for 6 sculptures for the Morris Dees Justice Awards, University of

Alabama, School of Law and Skadden Law Firm. 2007

 

Presentations

Workshop, Haptic Encounters, Headlands Center for the Arts. 2020

Workshop, Haptic Encounters, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. 2019

Workshop, Haptic Encounters, Beauty Supply Arts. 2019

Artist lecture, Mobile Arts Council. 2015

Artist lecture, Mobile Museum of Art. 2014

 

Press

Westin Monica. “In ‘Recoding CripTech’, Artists Highlight the Vital Role of Hacking in

Disability Culture”, Art in America, February 2020.

Seikaly, Roula. “Recoding CripTech Proudly Asserts Disability as an Identity and

Culture”, KQED , February 2020.

Lee, Kevin. “ Classic Mobile Tale ”, Lagniappe , July 2015.

Lee, Kevin. “At the Heart of the Matter ”, Lagniappe , February 2015.

Lee, Kevin. “ Group Effort ”, Lagniappe , December 2014.

Ickenberg, Tamara. “Artwalk this Way ”, AL.com , August 2013.

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