Jane South

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Born in Manchester, England, Jane South worked in experimental theater before moving to the United States.

Site-specific installations include the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, Mass MoCA, MA, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany, the Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, and White Columns, NY.

Solo exhibitions include the Queens Museum, NY, the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, NY and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.

South’s work was included in “Burgeoning Geometries: Constructed Abstractions” at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria and “SLASH: Paper Under the Knife” at MAD (Museum of Arts & Design), New York. Other exhibitions include: The Drawing Center, NY, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Reviews and publications include: The New York Times, the LA Times, ArtForum, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, New York Magazine, Frieze, Cabinet and Art News (amongst others).

Among South’s fellowships, grants, and residencies are those from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Italy, the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, and Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY. She was also a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, and a Camargo Foundation Residency in Cassis, France.