jill solomon

 

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Personal Statement - Recent Shows - Resume

 

Education

1974-77
 
Croydon College of Art & Design, Croydon, England; Diploma in 3-D Design
1969-70 Bezalel School of Art, Jerusalem, Israel; Courses in 3-D Design & Ceramics
1966-69 University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Exhibitions

2015 Flatrocks Gallery, Gloucester, MA
2015 Cape Ann Ceramics Festival, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Rocky Neck, MA
2014 Cape Ann Ceramics Festival, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, Rocky Neck MA
2008 Powers Gallery, Acton, MA
2007 George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
2006 Shaw Cramer Gallery, Martha's Vineyard, MA
2005

Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD
National Juried Exhibition

Garvin Gallery, Essex, CT

2004 Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2003 Boston Arts Festival, Boston MA
Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA
Alianza, Boston MA
2002 Brush Art Gallery, Lowell MA
2001

Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest NJ
Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA

Meditech, Milton MA (commissioned wall installation)
Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury VT
Powers Gallery, Acton MA
Lacoste Gallery, Concord MA

2000 Acacia Gallery, Gloucester MA
Powers Gallery, Acton MA
1999

Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury VT
Powers Gallery, Acton MA

Oannis, Tiverton RI

1998 Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest NJ
American Craft Museum , “Living With Crafts”, New York City NY
Lacoste Gallery, Concord MA
Alianza, Boston MA
1997 DeBlois Gallery, Newport RI
1996 Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston MA
Holyoke Center, Harvard University, Cambridge MA
Alianza, Boston MA
Crafts at the Castle, Boston MA
1995 Designs, Edgartown MA
Concord Art Association, Concord MA
1994 Alianza, Boston MA
Left Bank, Wellfleet MA
1988 Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego CA
American Details, Coconut Grove FL
The Artisans Gallery, Great Neck NY
Handcraft Center, Guilford CT
Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg MA
Pinnochio Gallery, Richmond, Surrey, England
1987 The Pinch Pottery, Northampton MA
1986 Alianza, Boston MA
1985 Maple Hill Gallery, Ogunquit ME
1983 Hillis Library, Harvard University, Cambridge MA
1981

The Baak Gallery, Cambridge MA

Marion Art Center, Marion MA

1980 Artweek, Boston MA
1979 Danforth Museum, Framingham MA
Boston Architectural Center, Boston MA
1978 Radcliffe College Ceramics Studio, Cambridge MA
1978 Artweek, Boston MA
1977 The Casson Gallery, London, N.W.I., England
The Warehouse Gallery, London, N.W.I., England

 

Awards

2003 Boston Arts Festival - Mayor's Award for Best of Show
1987 The National League of American Pen Women - Award for Crafts
1985 Massachusetts Artists Fellowship in Crafts

 

Grants

1995 Watertown Arts Council, Watertown MA
1988 Lincoln Arts Council, Lincoln MA
1985-86 Dearborn Middle School, Boston MA - Artist in Residence
New England Home for Little Wanderers, Boston MA - Artist in Residence
1982-80 New England Home for Little Wanderers, Boston MA - Artist in Residence
1980 Old Rochester Regional High School, Mattapoisett MA - Artist in Residence

 

Professional Activities

1999 - Present Teaching Assistant, Ceramics Program, Office of the Arts, Harvard University
1993 – Present Senior Staff, Ceramics Program, Office of the Arts, Harvard University
2000 Commissioned to create 35 sculptures for silent auction,
Women's Lunch Place, Boston MA
1999 & 2000 Led Saggar Firing Workshops, Castle Hill, Truro MA
1994 Slipcasting Workshop Instructor, Radcliffe College, Cambridge MA
1987 ACC Craft Show, Baltimore, MD & West Springfield MA
1986 ACC Craft Show, Baltimore MD
1985-83 Slipcasting Workshop Instructor, Radcliffe College, Cambridge MA
1984 Artist-in-Residence at Ralph Bradley Arts Festival, Andover MA
(Festival of the Independent School Association of Massachusetts)
1983-84 Judge, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards, Boston MA
1982 Juried Participant in Architectural Ceramics Conference, NY, NY
(Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts)
Leader, Clay Workshop (12 week concept development for advanced students) Radcliffe College, Cambridge MA

 

Publications and Reviews

2002 The Eagle Tribune; Lifestyle
2001 Boston Globe; Perspectives
1998 Boston Globe; Living Arts, Goddesses of the Hearth
1997 Newport This Week; Art Scene
1995 Where Boston; Special Events
1994 Ceramics Monthly; Up Front
1987 Sunday Republican, Amherst, MA; Speaking of Art
Magazine of International Design; People & Projects
1986 Boston Globe Magazine; Design
Boston Globe; Critics Tip
1981 Art New England; Nancy Stapen Reviews

 

Professional Affiliations

Licentiateship Society for Designer Craftsmen, London, England

 

 
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