ALLISON A. HILL-EDGAR
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EDUCATION
2017

MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2003

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

1997

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate, Columbia University, New York, NY

1994

BA, Magna Cum Laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
2004- Artist, New York, NY (works in private collections in New York City, Washington, D.C., Charleston, SC, Upstate NY, Connecticut, Maine, and California)
2003-04

Doctor, Department of Medicine Residency Program, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

1996-98

Research Assistant, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Department of Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

 

Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY

1992

Intern, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1991

Intern, Art Education for the Blind, New York, NY

 

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions:

2015

Allison A. Hill-Edgar: Recent Work, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2013

Refigured: Form and Fracture in the Paintings of Allison Hill-Edgar, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

 

Group Exhibitions:

2017

Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Tribeca Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Uprise/Angry Women, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

2016

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Shelter, National Association of Women in the Arts, Harlem School of the Arts, and Violence Transformed, New York, NY

 

Russia Residency Exhibition, Tribeca Art Night, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Interior Spaces, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

The Art of the Model, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Tribeca Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Forensic Sculpture Workshop, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Independent Spirit, SUNY Martin-Mullen Gallery, Oneonta, NY

 

NYAA Winter Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2015

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

Conversation Pieces, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

 

Contemporary Portraits: The Many Faces of Our Time, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Black and White, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2014

A Winter Walk in August, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Local Artists, Foreign Landscapes, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

On Closer Inspection, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

2013

Beyond the Blueprint: The Space Between Imagination and Fact, Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Revisionary: Saturated Mindscapes, The Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Person, Place, Thing, The Smithy Center for the Arts, Cooperstown, NY

 

Curatorial Experience:

2017

Hyde Hall 200th Anniversary Art Exhibition, Hyde Hall, Cooperstown, NY, July 24-October 6

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRESS

2017

Hyunjee Lee, “See Contemporary Art by Graduating New York Art Students,” New York Magazine: The Cut, May 18, 2017

 

Sarah Cascone, “Meet the Inspiring Animals That Infiltrated a New York City Art School,” artnet News, April 3, 2017

 

Stav Ziv, “Protesting With Paint: The Growing Movement of Anti-Trump Art,” Newsweek, January 21, 2017

 

Samantha Mercado, “11 Artworks That Celebrate Angry Women and Fight for the ERA,” Bust, January 2017

 

Charline Jao, “TMS Visits Uprise/Angry Women to See How 80 Female Artists Are Fighting Back,” The Mary Sue, January 19, 2017

 

Hannah Ongley, “The Feminist Art Show Challenging Trump with Voodoo and Porcelain Pussy Sculpture,” Vice, January 17, 2017

 

Roderick Stanley, “Angry Women: Female Artists Rise Up Against Trump,” Good Trouble Magazine, January 9, 2017

2016

Brent Bambury, “How art school students are helping solve cold cases,” CBC Radio, April 22, 2016

 

Sophia Rosenbaum, “’Busts’ for Cold Cases,” The New York Post, March 15, 2016

 

Stephanie Simon, “Students Sculpt and Help Solve Crimes at New York Academy of Art Workshop,” NY1, March 14, 2016

 

Angy Altamirano, “NYC art students reconstruct faces using skulls from real cold cases,” Metro, March 14, 2016

 

Jim Kevlin, “Minds of Their Own,” The Freeman’s Journal, February 4, 2016

 

“'Independent Spirit' to highlight area artists' diversity,” The Daily Star, January 22, 2016

 

Chris Harris, “New York Art Students Create 3-D Renderings from Skulls to Help Identify Unknown Murder Victims,” People Magazine (People.com), February 1, 2016

 

“From Cold Case To Positive ID: An Art Class Helps Uncover Victims,” CNN’s The Great Big Story (greatbigstory.com)

2015

“'Black & White,' colorful works, twisted metal and more set at Smithy,” The Daily Star, June 17, 2015

2013

“Three exhibits to open at CAA,” The Daily Star, June 7, 2013

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2016

New York Academy of Art Portrait Scholars Award

 

New York Academy of Art Academy Scholar Merit Award

2015

New York Academy of Art Academy Scholar Merit Award

1991-94

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholarship Certificate of Merit Harvard College Scholar

1993

Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. Grant

 

RESIDENCIES

2016

New York Academy of Art Russia Residency, St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia

 

PUBLICATIONS

2003

Elisabeth Salzhauer Axel and Nina Sobol Levent, ed., Art Beyond Sight: A Resource Guide to Art, Creativity, and Visual Impairment, AEB Inc. and AFB Press, 2003

2001

Allison A. Hill-Edgar, BA, Samih H. Nasr, MD, Alain C. Borczuk, MD, Vivette D. D’Agati, MD, Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, and Glen S. Markowitz, MD.  A Rare Infectious Cause of Renal Allograft Dysfunction.  American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2002; Vol 40, No 5: 1103-1107

2000

The Villager, Summer 2000.  Photographs from Tibet and Mongolia published in magazine, including cover

1998

Hart JP, Cabreriza SE, Jia C-X, Umana JP, Goldstein DJ, Hill-Edgar A, Weinberg AD, Galantowicz ME, Dickstein ML, Burkhoff D, Rose EA, Spotnitz HM.  Left ventricular function in a porcine model of dilated cardiomyopathy during left ventricular reduction surgery.  Surg Forum 1998; 49:246-48

 

LECTURES

2017

“Vanitas Dissected: Anatomy in Art,” Fenimore Art Museum, August 11

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017

New York Academy of Art, Teaching Assistant, “Painting I”

 

New York Academy of Art, Teaching Assistant, “History and Theory of Composition”

 

Fenimore Art Museum, “Introduction to Still Life Painting”

 

BOARD AND PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE

2013-

Board of Trustees, Cameron and Hayden Lord Foundation

2007-

Board of Trustees, Hyde Hall, Inc.

2009-10

Chair of Capital Campaign, St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s School, New York, NY

2008-11

Board of Trustees, Otsego 2000