apexart :: International Fellow :: Sally Gil
Fellowship Program
Name: Sally Gil
Destination: São Paulo, Brazil  
Dates of Fellowship: June 19 - July 19, 2013  
Recommended by: Julie Reiss
Associate Professor, Christie's Education
Sally Gil was born in Bennington, Vermont, and grew up running around her family's pottery factory. She studied painting, sculpture, conceptual art, and anthropology at University of California, San Diego and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Hunter College. She has worked for 20 years as a shoe designer. Gil has exhibited at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Rotunda Gallery, White Columns Gallery, and at 571 Projects, in New York City. She has also shown work at University of North Carolina, Charlotte; Auburn University in Alabama; State University of New York at Potsdam and Illinois State College; among others. She is primarily interested in the history behind how things, places, objects, and people came to be, and in discovering the how and the why of that. Her work is a search for surprise meaning and linkages between things. In essence, looking for magic and spirituality behind the everyday. Her elaborated collages and painted landscapes are documents of that search.
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FELLOWSHIP TALK: in conversation with Amanda Browder from Bad at Sports and apexart Fellow Lior Pinsky
July 26, 2013: download video (315 MB .mp4)