Jill Sebastian


Beniola, 1988
Chair, Wood, Pastic
60" x 31" x 30"

Terra Incognito

Terra Incognito, 1992
Birch, Linen, Paint
32" x 60" x 24"


Marriage, 1993
Wood, Arches, Paint
36" x 40" x 18"


ACUS, 1990
Wood, Linen, Paint

The Lesson

The Lesson, 1988
Cast Bronze, Oil
23" x 12" x 12"

On Certainty

On Certainty, 1992
Copper, Fiberglass, Paint
6' x 8' x 3'

Current Position
1988-99Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI. Sculpture Area Head and Associate Professor

1998-99Lake Bluff Terrace, Milwaukee, WI - 18' bronze/mosaic outdoor sculpture for Mandel Group
1996-98Midwest Express Center, Milwaukee, WI - design of 23 sculptural portals and 150' wall
1993Toucan Du, New Orleans, LA - 30' welded iron fence

Solo Exhibitions
1992Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI "Atlas of the Interior"
1991Michael Lord Gallery, "Pellucidar"
1990Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, New Work
1988Dean Jensen Gallery "Living on Wrong Street"
1987Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI "Triangulation" installation
1986Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI "Masked Allusions" (catalog)
LOHO Gallery, Louisville, KY
1985Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York, NY
1984Charles A Wustum Museum, Racine, WI (catalog)
Factory Place, Los Angeles, CA
1983Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI "Window Dances" with Canopy Dance Company
Kit Basquin Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Perihelion Gallery, Milwaukee, WI "After Rhyme" installation
1982Kit Basquin Gallery, Milwaukee, WI "Scores in Progress" with composer Burt Levy

Consulting Activities
1997-99Riverwalk Development Committee and advisor on Mary Miss project
1995-97Public Art Sub-Committee of Milwaukee Arts Board with consultant Jerry Allen
1996Milwaukee Public Art design cheret with consultant Ellen Sollod
Design cheret, Vetter/Denk Architects, Milwaukee, WI

1997City of Milwaukee Artist of the Year
1989Sacajawea Award, Professional Dimensions, Milwaukee,WI
1987Wisconsin Arts Board Project Grant
1985National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1982Wisconsin Arts Board Project Grant
Milwaukee Artists Foundation, Milwaukee County Individual Artists Fellowship
1981Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship

Bilhenry Gallery

Address inquiries to Jill Sebastian at bilhenry1@gmail.com
or call 414.332.2509

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