Jane South

Current Fellow

Fellow: Awarded 2021

Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

Born in Manchester, United Kingdom, Jane South worked in experimental theater before moving to the United States in 1989.

Solo exhibitions include Switch Back (2020), Spencer Brownstone Gallery, NY; Raked (2014), Spencer Brownstone Gallery, NY; Floor/Ceiling (2013), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT; Box (2011), and Knoxville Museum of Art, TN.

Selected group exhibitions include the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts at the American Academy of Arts & Letters, NY, SLASH: Paper Under the Knife, Museum of Arts & Design (MAD), NY; Burgeoning Geometries: Constructed Abstractions, Whitney Museum of American Art, Altria; The Drawing Center, NY; and the Baltimore Museum of Art, MD.

Southʼs work has been reviewed in The New York Times, the LA Times, Artforum, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, New York Magazine, Frieze, ArtNews, and The New Yorker.

Awards include Brown/RISD Mellon Foundation Fellowship (2015); Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant (2009); Dora Maar House, Menérbes, France (2010); Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France (2010); Pollock-Krasner Foundation (2001 & 2008); New York Foundation for the Arts (2007); Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Italy (2008); MacDowell Colony, NH (2002 & 2004); Yaddo, NY (2001 & 2002). In 2018 South was elected to the National Academy of Design.

Jane South is currently Chair of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute.

Photo Courtesy of Pratt Institute.