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Jessica Dillon

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Birthplace
Pennsylvania

Birth year
1986

Lives in
Los Angeles

Website

Statement, CV

Los Angeles is the stage; blurred and coaxed through time and space. I have history here, five generations. I did not grow up in Los Angeles. I grew up in rural Pennsylvania in the forest, on a hill, looking out over rolling green protrusions and dull yellow patches of corn. A yearly migration from east to west brought me here, gradually, over time.

I am dealing with an art history that is personal. Decisions that were made by a family, for a family. I live in Los Angeles. I am a Los Angeles artist. I am here, building my family, making my art.

Los Angeles is a set, a muted field of black and yellow speckled light, activity and life is seen from the air, upon our descent, at night. I am imagining through the sea to it’s floor, to detect some motivation of its space.

I am http://servingorangesoup.tumblr.com...

CONTACT JESSICA DILLON

jessicalouisedillon@gmail.com

Born 1986, Pennsylvania

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA



EDUCATION

2013 BFA , OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2012 Palau Freedom Memorial, Koror, Palau

1994 The Living Earth, Northeastern US Veterans Center. Scranton, PA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013 “We are making people's days as much as we are ruining them!”, OTIS Senior Exhibition, Galef Center for Fine Arts at OTIS, Exhibition Design Committee, Assisted Nick Kersulis, Los Angeles, CA

2013 Head Trauma, Group Exhibition, Galef Center for Fine Arts at OTIS, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Head Dress Rehearsal, Group Exhibition/ Performance, Bolsky Gallery at OTIS, Los Angeles, CA

2012 Silent Night Show, a collective installation environment built in a domestic space, Venice, CA

2012 Absolute(ly), OTIS Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition, Curated by Amy Adler, Los Angeles, CA

SCREENINGS & PERFORMANCES

2012 Head Dress Rehearsal, Group Exhibition/ Performance, Bolsky Gallery at OTIS, November 13, 2012, Los Angeles, CA

1999 House Ritual Performance, Art of the State Exhibition, Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

PRODUCTION

2013 The Tuba Thieves, directed by Alison O’Daniel, Production Assistant, Los Angeles, CA

PUBLICATION

"Nature's Spring Bounty and a Malibu Pioneer's Artwork Converge, Generations are Bonded by a Desire to Share Their Love of the Area's Special Beauty," Featured article, Malibu Surfside News, April 2, 2009

Malibu Surfside News cover photography 2008-2011

PRESS

2012 Member of Panel on "Chised" OTV, regarding design of Palau Freedom Memorial

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"OTIS students meet Palau leadership," Ti Belau, June 14, 2012, Koror, Palau

"Otis CAD students make 2nd visit for memorial project," Ti Belau, June 11, 2012, Koror, Palau

Recent Exhibits

Jessica Dillon participated in these exhibits:

May, 2013 We are making people's days as much as we are ruining them!
Bronya & Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts
 
Nov, 2012 Headdress Rehearsal
Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design
 
Sep, 2012 44
Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design
 
May, 2012 Silent Night
Dillon Art House
 
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