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Jill D'Agnenica Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION

MFA, Painting and Sculpture, The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, 1991 BA, Magna Cum Laude, History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1987 Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy, 1985-1986

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS

1995 A City of Angels: Documentation from "Angels" The Lucky Nun Gallery, Silverlake, California

1994 A Thousand Angels, Robert Berman Gallery , Santa Monica, California

1993-1994 Angels, site-specific installation throughout the city of Los Angeles

1992 In the Nature of Walls, Redwing Meat Packing House, Los Angeles

1991 Our Feet are Heavy, Our Burden is Light, The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

1990 Communion, Chapel, Scripps College, Claremont, California

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1996 Object. . . Barnsdal Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Detours 96, Side Street Projects, Santa Monica, California

Alumni Exhibition, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, California

Connections, Self-Help Graphics, Los Angeles, California

1995 In the Presence of Angels, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia

XVI Bienniale Internazionale del Bronzetto Piccola Scultura , Padova, Italia

Broadcast, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Los Angeles

1994 FAR Bazaar, Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles, California

1993 Reshaping Los Angeles, Angels Gate Cultural Center and Harbor College Art Gallery

DownArt: A Celebration of City Life, Los Angeles, California 1992

Communitas: The Feminist Art of Building Community, Cal State Northridge

Creating Ourselves, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico

1991 Make-Up, Bag of Tricks for the Millennium: New Colors for the Fall, or the Avon Lady, Friend or Foe?, collaborative performance, USC Cycles, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, California

GRANTS AND AWARDS

1996 Rose Award, Downtown Breakfast Club, Los Angeles 1995

Artist in Community Grant, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department

1994 Artist's Project Grant, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

1992 Best of Show, Creating Ourselves, awards juror: Lucy Lippard

1990-1991 Graduate Fellowship, The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California

1990 and 91 Travel and Research Grant, The Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

Espanding Circles: Women, Art, and Community, Dr. Betty Ann Brown, Midmarch Press, New York, 1996 Visions Arts Quarterly, "A Lesson in Karmic Indebtedness," Holly Eichinger, Summer 1995 Sculpture, review of "1000 Angels," Marlena Donahue, May-June 1995 Artweek, "Survival Stories," Suvan Geer and Mary-Linn Hughes, April, 1995 Art News, "Jill D'Agnenica: Army of Angels," Suzanne Muchnic, March, 1995 Art Scene, "A City of Angels," Betty Ann Brown, February, 1995 Los Angeles Times, "A Heavenly Show," Linda Feldman, December 4, 1994 The Christian Science Monitor, "In the City of Angels. . . " front page feature article, Dan Woods, 3/2/94 TIME, cover story, "Angels Among Us," Nancy Gibbs, Dec. 27, 1993 Los Angeles Downtown News, cover story, "Operation Angel," Toni Page Birdsong, Vol 22, #46 Long Beach Press-Telegram, "Reshaping L.A.," Peter Frank, Oct. 3, 1993

SELECTED TELEVISION AND RADIO INTERVIEWS AND FEATURES

"Entertaining Angels Unawares" producer: Sue Mallinson, Pascavision LTD.,Carlton UK, 1995 "Angels and America" Interview for National Public Radio, with Judy Heskith, 1995 "In Search of Angels" PBS Feature, Perennial Productions, August 1994 "Controversial Art in Downtown Los Angeles" KCET Visiting with Huell Howser, 1994 "A City of Angels" Feature Segment, CBS "Sunday Morning", May 15, 1994

 

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