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BLAIR SAXON-HILL
Born 1979, Eugene, Oregon,
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon

EDUCATION

Reed College, Studio Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018   As If Without Us We Could Be We, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017   LAID ME OUT, Tahoe Gallery, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

2017   Diagnostic, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2016   to no ending except ourselves, JOAN, Los Angeles, CA

2015   No Edge to Nature, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

2014   From the Beginning (Yet Further On), Littman Gallery, Portland, OR

           Confounding Medium, North View Gallery, Portland, OR

2011   Tonal Sequence, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR

2002   Evocation of the Empathetic Response Through a Material Linguistic,

           Feldenheimer Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021   New Museum International Triennial of Contemporary Art (Forthcoming)

2021   The Inaugural Exhibition, Nino Mier Gallery, Brussels, BE

2020   Gest, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2020  Five Year Anniversary Exhibition, Nino Mier, Los Angeles, CA

2020   Indie Folk, Adams & Ollman, Portland, OR

2020   PAPER (and one on wood), Nino Mier, Los Angeles, CA

2020   What Needs To Be Said, Disjecta, Portland, OR

2019   What Needs To Be Said, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, OR

           What Needs To Be Said, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR

2018   Pussy, King of the Pirates, Maccarone, Los Angeles, CA

2017   Concrete Island, VENUS Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2016   Sister City Project: Portland, 500m Museum, Sapporo, Japan

          Outside the Museum, PICA’s TBA Festival, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR

          Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA

          Good Neighbor, Seattle University’s Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015   Stilleven: Contemporary Still Life, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, OR

           The World Is Not The Earth, Adams & Ollman Gallery, Portland, OR

2014   Portland2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center,Portland, OR

2013   Subject, Answer, Countersubject, Disjecta Center for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

2012   Interior Margins, The Lumber Room, Portland, OR

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2020   Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant

2018   Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Fellowship

2017   Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant

2016   Hallie Ford Family Foundation Fellowship

Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship

2013   Oregon Arts Commission Career Opportunity Grant

Ford Family Foundation Career Opportunity Grant

Ford Family Foundation Golden Spot Award

2010   Regional Arts and Culture Council Professional Development Grant

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021   Murray, Yxta Maya, “GEST,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2021

2019   Nawi, Diana, ed. What Needs to Be Said. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, 2019.

2017   Whiteford, Meg. “Critic’s Pick,” ArtForum Magazine, January 2017

           Wagley, Catherine. “5 Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week,” LA Weekly,

           December 14, 2016.

2016 Pinter, Antonia, ed. Women’s Autobiographical Artists’ Books: Volume II. Publication Studio.

         Speer, Richard. “2015 Top Ten: Portland,” VisualArtSource.com, January 2016.

2015  Snyder, Stephanie. “Critic’s Pick,” ArtForum Magazine, May 2015.

          Kim, Hye-Mi. “Portland: The Creative & Artistic Life?” pgs: 20-27

          Cosmopolitan Magazine Korea. January 7, 2015.

2014 Nishiyama, Isao. “Blair Saxon-Hill,” [Cover story of bilingual Japanese magazine] pgs. 82-97

         Knock: The Studio Journal, Issue 3, 2014.

         Griffin, Jonathan. "Portland2014," Frieze Magazine, June/July 2014.