Lecturer / Pearce Gallery Co-ordinator
Jill Sorensen completed her undergraduate studies in 1991 at the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia and gained an MFA with First Class Honours at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, in 2002. Jill is currently studying towards her PhD in Fine Arts at Massey University, Wellington. Jill is the co-leader of the artist’s collective Achronological Manor, established in 2010. The collective explores the dynamics of collaborative curatorial practice through exhibitions and publications. Notable recent events include an exhibition, performance and publication series at Blue Oyster Art Project Space in Dunedin (2013) and a group project at the Hastings City Art Gallery (2011). Jill has also been a finalist in the National Contemporary Art Awards, Wallace Art awards and the Parkin Drawing Prize. Jill Sorensen is represented by Whitespace Contemporary Art in Auckland.