2019 UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition

This year's Juror, Jill Frank, Assistant Professor in the Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University, selected 53 works from 121 submissions for inclusion in the exhibition, designating 9 works to receive awards to be announced on Jan. 22 during the annual celebration of this event. An additional 13 students were honored by the Juror's inclusion of both of their submissions. As is the tradition, the Juror's public lecture about her own work will take place Jan. 22 at 5:30pm in the Benwood Auditorium of the EMCS Bldg. directly across Vine St. from the Cress, followed by the exhibition reception and award presentation in the lobby of the Cress. For a complete list of the Juror's selections click the News Tab.

January 08, 2019 - January 31, 2019 Jill Frank was born in Atlanta, GA and raised in Louisville, KY; she received a BA in photography at Bard College, and MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she received a Merit Scholarship. Jill was the recipient of the Wienstein Memorial Fellowship for Photography at SAIC, the Working Artist Project Fellowship at The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia (MOCA GA), the Chicago Cultural Affairs Artist Grant (CAAP), the Oxbow Artist Residency Fellowship, the Hambidge Residency Fellowship. Recently she has received a research grant from Georgia State University, a curatorial grant from the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA) at GSU and a curatorial grant from the Kentucky Foundation of Women. She has presented at conferences such as the Society for Photographic Education (SPE), the American Society of Criminology and the American Philosophical Association. She recently completed the Cornell School of Criticism and Theory (SCT) on the subject of Literature and Photography and she has written a column on photography for Atlanta online journal Burnaway. Selected solo shows include the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. She has continually shown in group exhibitions around the country, including recent exhibitions at Harvard University, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Zuckerman Museum of Art and her work opened in the Atlanta Biennial last week. Her work is in many major collections, such as: the High Museum of Art, the Do Good Fund, the University of Kentucky, the Federal Reserve of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, 21C Collection in Louisville, as well as many private collections. Her work has been on the cover of Art Papers magazine and reviews of her work have appeared in Art Forum, Art in America, Bad at Sports and The Paris Review.
general view: 2019 UTC Juried Student Exhibition