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Education
1982 Hunter College, MFA
1976 Bennington College, BA

Solo Exhibitions
2012 "The Air We Swim In: New Paintings", Messineo Art Projects/Wyman Contemporary, New York,City
2010 No Blue Without Yellow: Jill Nathanson Recent Abstract Paintings, Messineo Art Projects/Wyman Contemporary, New York, NY (November)
2010 Sacred Presence/Painterly Process, Derfner Judaica Museum, Riverdale, NY
2006 “Seeing Sinai", Yale University, Slifka Center, New Haven, CT
2005 “Seeing Sinai", Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art
2002 Elizabeth Harris Gallery
1999 Elizabeth Harris Gallery
1997 New Paintings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1995 Paintings: June Kelly Gallery, New York
1987 Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York
1984 Triangle Center Gallery, New York
1982 Hunter College Gallery, New York
1982 Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia
1981 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 National Academy Museum, NY, NY "The Annual, 2012"
2012 Triangle Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, "What Only Paint Can Do"
2009 Extreme Possibilities, Painting Center, New York, NY, March
2007 Color as Structure, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
2006 The Painting Center, "The Legacy of Hans Hofmann", New York, NY
2005 Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
2000 Painting Abstraction, New York Studio School, New York, NY
1999 Summer Group Show, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Up and Coming, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Small Gems, Tribes Gallery, New York
1996 Undoing Geometry, curated by Michael R. Chisolm, Shirley Fiterman Gallery, New York
1996 Inner Landscapes, curated by Karen Wilkin, Gallery One, Toronto, Canada
1995 American Topography, Galerie Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
1991 Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
1988 Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York
1987 Inaugural Exhibition, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York
1986 Individuals at Triangle, 110 Greene Street, New York
1986 New Modernists, Jerusalem Gallery, New York
1982 Abstract Art in New England, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA; curated by Kenworth Moffett
1982 Stamford Museum, Stamford, Connecticut
1981 The Broken Surface, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York; curated by Dan Cameron
1981 Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
1980 Gallery 3, Palm Beach, Florida

Collections
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Agnes Etherington Art Center, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
Hines Industrial, Boston, Massachusetts
Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art
Hines Industrial, Boston, Massachusetts
Maimonides Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Grants
2007 Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
1982 Puffin Foundation

Reviews and Articles
2011 The Brooklyn Rail, "Jill Nathanson's Quiet Vision", Joan Waltemath, January The New Criterion, "Gallery Chronicle", James Panero, January
2010 Too Much Art, Marion Naves (blog)
2010 “Editor’s Note,” Text/Context: Fresh Encounters with Jewish Tradition, A Partnership of The Jewish Week and Nextbook, September 10, 2010, featuring New Translations: Genesis, page 2, and cover illustration.
2009 The Language of Sinai; the Process of Creation, Richard McBee, The Jewish Press, Fe.25
2008 Contemplation and Abstraction in the Paintings of Jill Nathanson, Sh’ma, Matthew Baigell, Dec, p.14
2006 Forward, “A Shared Vision”, Gabriel Sanders, May 26
2006 The Jewish Week, Word and Image: the Chancellor and the Artist, May 28
2005 New York Observer, Mario Naves, “Currently Hanging”, Review of Legacy of Hans Hoffman, Nov.25
2002 New York Gallery Bill, “The Shiviti Paintings of Jill Nathanson, Joel Silverstein, Oct. 2002, p. 6-9
2002 Abstract Art Online, “Jill Nathansonson at Elizabeth Harris,” Joseph Valentini, Vol IV, Number 7, March 2002
2002 The Hudson Review, “An Inadvertent Vanguard,” Karen Wilkin, The Hudson Review, Vol IV, Number 1, Spring 2002, p. 105-113
2002 Partisan Review, “At the Galleries”, Karen Wilkin , Falll
2000 New York Observer, “Currently Hanging,” Mario Naves, March 22, 2000, p. 16
2000 Machaver, Clair, “Explorations of Space”, New York Law Journal, June 18
1999 Valentini, Joseph, “Gallery Views”, Abstract Art Online, June
1998 Partisan Review, “At the Galleries”, Karen Wilkin, winter, v. 64, no 1, p. 88
1997 ARTnews, review by Karen Wilkin, June 1997
1997 From the Mayor's Doorstep, Piri Halasz, column of art criticism on the Internet, April, June and July 1997
1997 The Jewish Week, John Mendelsohn, "Painting as Prayer," March 28
1997 Cover, Jeanne C. Wilkinson, "Activating Polarities: Jill Nathansonson
1997 Orchestrates Metaphors about Identity", May
1997 Partisan Review, Karen Wilkin, "At the Galleries," winter, v. 64, no. 1, p. 88, review of Undoing Geometry
1995 Partisan Review, Karen Wilkin "At the Galleries," summer, v. 62, #3, p. 426
1985 Arts Magazine, Piri Halasz, "Manhattan Museums: The 1940s vs. The 1980s, Part Two," March
1985 Arts Magazine, Valentin Tatransky, "Arts Review: Jill Nathansonson at Triangle Center," January
1984 Arts International, Valentin Tatransky, "The New Avant Garde: Deluccia, Nathanson, Roth, Tint and Walsh," summer
1982 Boston Phoenix, Kenneth Baker, "Art in the Abstract," April 28

Lectures and Talks
2008 Yeshiva University Museum, NYC, Figuration, Abstraction and the Spiritual
2006 The Painting Center, New York City, Panelist, “Hoffman and Color”
2006 Philadelphia Museum for Jewish Art, Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
2005 Triangle Workshop, New York, NY, Visiting Critic
2004 Triangle Workshop, New York, NY,  Visiting Critic2001 New York Studio School, Panelist, “Talking Abstraction”
1999 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Visiting Artist Lecture and critique of Painting students

Teaching
1992-1996 Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, Adjunct Instructor, Department of Music and Art. Taught Painting, Drawing, Design, Art Appreciation/Survey.
1987-1989 Bennington College, July Program, Bennington, Vermont, Drawing Instructor.
1982 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.; Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting
1979-1981 College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, Adjunct Instructor in the Graduate Art Department. Taught Drawing, Art History Survey Through Museum Study, Art History Workshop.





Untouchable Day
Jill Nathanson
2012
Polymer Resin and Acrylic Paints on Panel
45 x 45 inches



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