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In Work-for-Hire

Zip Ties

On 20, Oct 2013 | In Work-for-Hire

The most ambitious photography project yet with design company Actual.

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In Work-for-Hire

Actual Lamps

On 13, Aug 2013 | In Work-for-Hire

The local product photography continues. Our most recent subject: LAMPS!

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In Work-for-Hire

East Bay Open Studios

On 07, Jun 2013 | In Work-for-Hire

Since 1979, East Bay artists have thrown open the doors of their studios in concert to welcome visitors to tour their work spaces and buy art directly from the maker during Open Studio weekends. For this -my first!- Open Studio event, I will be assisting artist Jane Norling, my earliest ambassador to the Bay’s art scene when we arrived here last autumn, at her newly reopened studio on Lakeshore Ave in Oakland.

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In Work-for-Hire

Actual Photography

On 06, Jun 2013 | In Work-for-Hire

New work-for-hire collaboration project! Read more…



In Books

“Year in Color” exhibit opening with “Painting Time” book

On 26, Feb 2013 | In Books, Work-for-Hire

Since moving out to Oakland, I have been doing arts consulting work with some really great local artists. On Thursday, a solo exhibit for one of those artists opens along with the premier of the exhibit catalog, which I designed!

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New exhibit on children’s literature: Wardrobes and Rabbit Holes

On 07, Nov 2012 | In Collaborations, Exhibitions, Work-for-Hire

Showing at Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections…
Wardrobes and Rabbit Holes: A Dark History of Children’s Literature.
November 7, 2012 – March 22, 2013

It promises to be a spectacular exhibit and opens with a lecture by author M.T. Anderson!

Enormous congrats to former colleagues (and always friends) Eisha Prather and Fredrika Loew. It was a privilege to serve as your AC.

More details on my work with RMC here.



In Exhibitions

Collecting Imagination:
Treasures from the Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination

On 11, Jun 2012 | In Exhibitions, Work-for-Hire

Now showing at Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections!

June 7, 2012 – Oct 29, 2012
Hirshland Gallery,
Carl A. Kroch Library

Through a remarkable array of rare books, manuscripts, and artifacts from the collection of Jay (’77) and Eileen (’76, ’78) Walker, this exhibition showcases imagination as a driving force throughout history and celebrates the adventure of discovery, learning, and creativity. Collecting Imagination features such treasures as an original Soviet Sputnik alongside a U.S. Vanguard satellite, a cuneiform cone from 2000 BC, and a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible. This exhibit marks the first time an extensive selection of objects from this unique private collection has been on public view.

Click here to view the exhibit website.

Exhibit Project Manager: Jillian Piccirilli

More details on my work with RMC here.



In Books

Press for
The Art and Life of Alison Mason Kingsbury

On 05, Jun 2011 | In Books, Press, Work-for-Hire

You’ve seen her murals around campus — now she’s rediscovered in a new book
Published in the Cornell Chronicle
By Gwen Glazer

Jillian Piccirilli ’08 formed a close relationship with a woman she’ll never meet: Alison Mason Kingsbury, an accomplished artist, dedicated Ithacan and wife of Cornell historian and professor Morris Bishop.

Alison Jolly, the artist’s daughter, began working with Piccirilli in 2008 to create a complete catalog of her mother’s work. The catalog grew into a book, “The Art and Life of Alison Mason Kingsbury,” published in 2010 by Cornell University Library.

Read the full article here.

More details on my work here.

The Art & Life of Alison Mason Kingsbury

On 19, Nov 2010 | In Books, Exhibitions, Work-for-Hire

To celebrate the publication of The Art & Life of Alison Mason Kingsbury by Jillian Piccirilli, Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections will host a one-day exhibition of the artist’s collection.

Exhibition of the Alison Mason Kingsbury Collection & Book Signing
Thursday, December 2, 2010
4:00p, Lecture Room 2B49
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Carl A. Kroch Library

An online exhibition is available through the Cornell Library’s website.
An image database of Alison Mason Kingsbury’s artwork is available through the Library’s LUNA database.

More details on this work here.