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Jo Yarrington

Jo Yarrington

Sunday, October 07, 2018 @ 3:30pm, Lecture Center 102

Imagemaker Presentation: Utah's Uranium: Seen and Unseen

Jo Yarrington's drawings, photographs, and architecturally-based installations have been shown in exhibitions at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT, Yale University, the Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, the Museum of Glass, WA, Chashama/ Sited at the Donnell 20 W. 53rd, NY, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Trinity Museum, NY, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, MA, Artists Space, NY, Artspace, CT, Grounds for Sculpture, NJ, the William Benton Museum of Art, CT. ODETTA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, the State University of New York at Oneonta and the Humanities Gallery, Long Island University Brooklyn.
International exhibitions have included Galeria Sala Uno, Italy, Centro de las Artes de Guanajuato, Mexico, Christuskirche, Germany, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Yarrington is a recipient of grants and fellowships from the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Cill Rialaig Artists Residency/Ireland, the MacDowell Colony, SIMS Residency/ Iceland, Ucross Residency/Wyoming, the American Scandinavian Foundation, the Leighton Artist Colony, Banff, Alberta Canada, the Brandywine Institute, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism.

In 2001, she represented the United States at the Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates. In 2010 she won the Bronze Prize at the International Biennial Exhibition of Photographic Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje, Macedonia and participated in the 7th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art in 2012. She is a Professor of Studio Art in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT. She lives and works in New York City.

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