Jill Baroff


Born 1954 in Summit, New Jersey, USA. Lives and works in New York


1980-81 Post Graduate Studies, Hunter College, New York
1976 BFA, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH
1978 Artist Seminars Program, Whitney Museum of Art, New York

Solo Exhibitions

Like Things: An Installation, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY

The Shape of Time, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus, Germany,
Margaret Roeder Gallery, New York

Tide Drawings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

Second Nature, Cristinerose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York

Elementary Measurements, Gallery N. von Bartha, London

Borrowed Scenery, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York
Hannover Martkirche, (Installation), Hannover,Germany
Scattered Light: new drawings and digital skies, Galerie Krohn, Badenweiler, Germany

Stacked Drawings, Wynn Kramarsky, 560 Broadway, New York (catalogue)

Monochrome in Blue, GalleryGallery, Kyoto, Japan
Casting and Gathering, Stark Gallery, New York
Hales Gallery, London

Kunstraum für Neue Kunst, Hannover, Germany
Beyond the Narrow Gate, Stark Gallery, New York

Stark Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

Cologne Art Fair with Margarete Roeder Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Minimal Means, Kunstverein Eislingen, Eislingen, Germany
Wide Views, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York
Works on Paper 2005, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MI
Four Times One from Two Thousand and Six, Fruehsorge Galarie für Zeichnung, Berlin, Germany
drawings/watercolors/collages, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York
Dating Data, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Artists for Tsunami Relief, Phillips de Pury & Co., New York
Minimalist Art Now, Elvehjem Museum of Art, U. of Wisconsin, Madision, WI

Cologne Art Fair with Margarete Roeder Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Infinite Possibilities, serial imagery in 20th-century drawings, Davis Museum,
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Drawing a Pulse, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery of Art, Univ. of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI
Brooklyn Gravity Racers:Pierogi a Go-Go, Pierogi 2000, Williamsburg, NY
Paintings and Drawings II, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York
Astonishing Knowledge, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Color Lines, Islip Museum of Art, East Islip, NY
Gallery Artists, Gallery N. von Bartha, London, England

From Here to There: Maps as Muse, Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
The Invisible Thread, New house Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
In the Making: Contemporary Drawings from a New York Collection, U. Mass, Amherst, MA
10 Jahre, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus, Germany
Microwave 4, Cristinerose/JoséeBienvenu Gallery, New York
wall projects, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York
Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA.
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Minimal Art – Ancient China, N. von Bartha Gallery and Ben Janssens Fine Art,
London, England (catalogue).
Ad Infinitum, a selection of serial works from the collection, Wynn Kramarsky, New York.
Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK.
25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York
Digital: Printmaking Now, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Drawing is another kind of language…, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii.Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York.
Boomerang - Collectors’ Choice, Exit Art, New York

Contemporary American Drawings from the Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky. Collection, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Drawing is another kind of language…, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art,
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Drawing is another kind of language…, Lyman Allyn Museum of Art at Connecticut College, New London, CT
Endpapers, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Drawing, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain, Sete, France
20th Anniversary Exhibition, PS 122, New York
Drawing is another kind of language…, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY,
Fonds regional d’arte contemporain de Picardie and Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France. Akademie
der KünsteBerlin. Kunst-Museum, Ahen, Germany. Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Germany
Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Visible/Invisible, White Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Kunstraum für Neue Kunst, Hannover, Germany

Drawing from Life, Stark Gallery, New York

Arbeiten auf Papier, Andrea Pintsch, Münich, Germany
Projected, Stark Gallery, New York

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, (Installation), CT

Selections, The Drawing Center, New York

Pushing Painting, Stark Gallery, New York
Cultural Fabrication, John Good Gallery, New York
Behind Bars, The Thread Waxing Space, New York
OMI Foundation, Omi, New York

Grants and Fellowships

National Park Service Artist in Residence, Cape Cod National Seashore

Aaron Siskind Foundation, Grant in Photography

Awagami Paper Factory, Japan. Visiting Artist.

National Endowment for the Arts. US-Japan Exchange Fellowship

New York Foundation for the Arts. Individual Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts. Individual Fellowship

Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Individual Fellowship

1990, 1988
MacDowell Colony, Petersborough, NH. Artist Fellowship
National Endowment for the Arts, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation. Regional Artist Fellowship

Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Individual Fellowship0

Selected Bibliography

Bonetti, David. "Faded Beauty", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 29
Lynch, Kevin. "Minimal Art Now’opens at Elvehjem", Madison. com, February 4
Ross, Lauren, "Dating Data at Josée Bienvenu Gallery", Art on Paper, May/June, p.75, (illus.).

Boulanger, Susan, "Infinite Possibilities: Serial Imagery in 20th-Century Drawings at the Davis Museum", Art on Paper, November/December p.84.
Goodbody, Bridget, "A Conversation on Collecting", Art on Paper, November/December, pp.42-43.
Harrison, Helen, "Color Lines", The New York Times, March 7
Infinite Possibilities, Serial Imagery in 20th-Century Drawings, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.
"The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art", Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, New York
Waltemath, Joan and Baroff, Jill. "Second Nature", The Brooklyn Rail, April 2004.

Hirsch, Faye, "Jill Baroff", Art in America, December,

Akademie der Kunst. "Minimal – concept Zeichenhafte Sprachen im Raum", Verlag der Kunst, Berlin
Kushner, Marilyn S. "Digital printmaking now", Brooklyn Museum of Art
Wageman, Virginia. "Language of drawing speaks of minimalism", Island News (Hawaii)
"Working Proof", On Paper, November/December

Kyoko, Ibe, Contemporary Papermaking, Japan
Kutner, Janet, "Collector Drawn to Emerging Artists", The Dallas Morning News, February 27
Van Keuren, Philip. On Drawing: a conversation with Werner Kramarsky, Connie Butler, and Harry Cooper, Pollock Gallery, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University
Wei, Lilly, "Goose Skin and Chicken Child", catalogue essay for Jill Baroff, Stacked Drawings

Béal, Jacques. "Un mécene new-yorkais", Le Courrier Picard, May 23
Benhamou-Huet, Judith. Kramarsky, le minimalisme en 2000 leçons”, L’oeil n˚506, May, (illus.).
Bouyer, D.L., "Le Langage du Dessin", Sans titre n˚47, September
Ebert, Hiltrud, "Schöne tote Sprache", Freitag 12, December

Johnson, Ken. "Art Guide", The New York Times, March 13
Pollack, Barbara, "Getting a Bang for your Buck", Art News, Summer, p. 144.

Müller, Franz, "Von Pappe", Schådelspalter, April
Schwarz, Dieter, "Drawing is another kind of language", Harvard University Art Museums/Daco-Verlag, December, p.36, p.37 (illus.), p.38, p.39 (illus.).
Smith, Roberta , "Drawing from Life", The New York Times, February 7
Zerull, Ludwig, "A Cardboard Sea of Light", Review, Hannover, Germany

Baroff, Jill, Appearances, Number 23, cover and pp. 55-57, (illus).
McClelland, Suzanne, Bomb Magazine, Spring, pp. 52-53, (illus.).
Schwabsky, Barry, "The Narrow Way", catalogue essay for Jill Baroff

Hirsch, Faye, "Jill Baroff", Art in America, November, p.132, (illus.).
Schwabsky, Barry, "Jill Baroff", Artforum, Summer, , p. 93, (illus.).

Blanchard, Paul, "Letter ‘S’ Road: Re-marks on site", Tema Celeste, Autumn,,p. 95.
"Goings on About Town", The New Yorker, August 3
Hirsch, Faye, "Not Walls...", Arts Magazine, March, p. 64 (illus.).
O’Rourke, Meg, "Behind Bars", Thread Waxing Space, Exhibition Catalogue.
Scott, Andrea, "An Eloquent Silence", Tema Celeste, Autumn, pp. 80-83.

Public Collections

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Cleveland Musuem of Contemporary Art, Cleveland OH
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
The Pace Collection, San Antonio, TX
Progressive Insurance Co., Cleveland, OH
Stiftung für Konkrete Kunst, GERMANY.
Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT


Second Nature | 2004

Josée Bienvenu Press Release