JILLIAN FREYER (b. 1989 Connecticut)

Lives and works in New York & Boston

 

Education

 

2018    MFA Photography, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2014    BFA Photography, Graduation with Distinction, Departmental Honors, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

           Boston, Massachusetts

2013    Yale Norfolk, Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT

 

FELLOWSHIPS

 

2017    Saint Botolph Club Foundation, 2017 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Boston, MA

 

2013    Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Art Division of the 2013 Yale Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2016    Peculiar Foliage, Olin College, Needham, MA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018    UNBECOMING, LTD LA, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)

           UNBECOMING, David Zwirner, New York, NY (forthcoming)

           Aperture Summer Open: The Way We Live Now, Aperture Foundation Gallery, New York, NY

           MFA Photography 2018 Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

           Life Is a Beautiful Place: A Radical Collaboration, Childs Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2017    New Voices, New Visions, St. Botolph Club Foundation, Boston, MA  

           FEAST, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

           HABITAT/ion, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery and the Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art

           and Design, Boston, MA

           Picturing Family, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

 

2016    First Year MFA Exhibition, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

           The New Face of Film, Visual Arts Center at Boise State University, Boise, ID

           MassArt Auction, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery and the Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of

           Art and Design, Boston, MA

 

2015    Bitume PhotoFest, Selected Works, Gallipoli, Italy

           All Visual Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

 

2014    Back Gallery Project, Selected Works, Vancouver, BC

           Dnj Gallery, Selected Works, Los Angeles, CA

           A Process, Center for Contemporary Arts H2 and Gallery, Hohmannhaus Ausburg, Germany

           Stephen D. Paine Award Recipient Exhibition, Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2013    Young Boston Artists Juried Exhibition, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

           Works on Paper, Yale Norfolk Summer School Art Division, Norfolk, CT

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

2018    John Ferguson Weir Award, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

      

2016    Contemporary Photography Competition Exhibition Finalist, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

2014    Exhibition Winner, Honorable Mention, FotoFilmic '14

           Magnum Photography, Thirty Under Thirty, Shortlisted

           Departmental Honors, Graduation with Distinction, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

 

2013    Stephen D. Paine Scholarship, Boston Art Dealer's Association, Boston, MA

 

2010    Charlotte Fuller Eastman Fund Scholarship, Norwich, CT

 

Selected Publications

 

2018     UNBECOMING, Exhibition Catalogue, Yale School of Art

            Rocketscience Magazine, Editorial, Issue 4

2016     Paper Journal, Interview and Feature, June 20, 2016

            The Ones We Love, Feature, 2016

            GUP Magazine, The Four, Editorial, June 24, 2016

            Fisheye Magazine, Editorial, 2016

            Empty Stretch, Singing For the Lonely, Print, Spring 2015

            Aint Bad Magazine, From Here On, Print, February 2015

2014     Yet-Magazine, Online Editorial

            >>A Process – Ein Prozess<< Exhibition Book, Print

            Guernica Magazine, March 2014

            MOSSfull, Mossless’ Online Magazine Blog

            American Photography 30th Anniversary Annual Book, Print

 

Related Work Experience

 

           Guest Critic for Sasha Rudensky, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2018

           Teaching Assistant to John Pilson, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2018

           Teaching Assistant to Corey McCorkle, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2017  

           Critical Perspective Visiting Artist Organizer/Liaison, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2017-2018 

           Visiting Artist AV-Tech, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2016-2018

           Gallery Photographer, Yale School of Art, 2016 - Present

           Studio Manager at Abelardo Morell Studio, LLC., Boston, MA, 2014 - 2016

           Studio Assistant to Laura McPhee, Boston, MA, 2014 - 2016

           Analog Darkroom/Digital Lab Monitor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2013-2014

           Teaching Assistant to Matthew Monteith, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2014

           Teaching Assistant to Laura McPhee, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2013