Gary Hill
work  | CV
Project(s) at West
2018.04
Gary Hill III
2011.12
Sound Spill
 
*1951, Santa Monica, California — works and lives in Seattle, WA
 

Awards
2005
Recipient of Honorary Degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of The Academy of Fine Arts Poznan, Poland
2003
Skowhegan Medal for Video Installation
2000
CAA Artist Award for Distinguished Body of Work, College Art Association, New York
1995
Leone d’Oro, Prize for Sculpture, Biennale of Venice, Italy
1991
Prize Winner, ARTEC 91, International Biennale, Nagoya, Japan
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Prize Winner (Performance Video), 13th Atlanta Film/Video Festival, Atlanta, GA
1988
Grand Prix, World Wide Video Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Honorable Mention, 3rd Bonn Video Art Festival, Bonn, Germany
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Prix Alcan (Video), 18th Annual Montreal Film and Video Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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1st Prize (Structuralist Video), Athens International Video Festival, Athens, OH
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1st Prize (shared) (Narrative Video), Athens International Video Festival, Athens, OH
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Grand Prize, 6th Annual Daniel Wadsworth Video Festival, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
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James D. Phelan Art Award, San Francisco Foundation, CA
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Honorable Mention (Non-Narrative Video), Video Culture International, Toronto, Ontario
1985
Grand Prix (shared), 1st Tokyo International Video Biennale, Tokyo, Japan
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Sony Grand Prize (3/4-inch Video/New Media), Video Culture International, Montreal, Quebec
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1st Prize Art (Video/New Media), Video Culture International, Montreal, Quebec
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1st Prize (3/4-inch Non-Narrative Video/New Media), Video Culture International, Montreal, Quebec
 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2011
of surf, death, tropes & tableaux: The Psychedelic Gedankenexperiment, Gladstone Gallery, New York
2010
Circumstances/Circunstancias, MIS Museu da Imagem e Do Som, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Gary Hill: Viewer, GMG Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2009
Art of Limina: Gary Hill, Oi Futureo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Gary Hill: Up Against Down, St. Paul Street Gallery, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
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Art of Limina: Gary Hill, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
2008
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
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Gary Hill, in SITU/ Fabienne Lecleerc, Paris, France
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Gary Hill, , Fundacion Cultural Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela
2007
Gary Hill, Gladstone Gallery, New York
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Gary Hill, Louise T. Blouin Foundation, London
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Gary Hill: Strange Trajectories, IMAI (Inter Media Art Intitute), Dusseldorf, Germany
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Gary Hill: Frustrum, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany (special installation organized by IMAI, Dusseldorf, in collaboration with Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris)
2006
Gary Hill, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
2005
Image, Body, Text: Selected Words by Gary Hill, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
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Gary Hill: Projecting Rome, solo exhibition of projected installations at the Coliseum and various venues in Rome, Italy
2004
Language Willing, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City
2003
Outlook: International Art Exhibition Athens 2003, Athens, Greece
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Gary Hill: Selected Works 1973 – 2003, and Black Performance, (with Paulina Wallenberg-Olsson), Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
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Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ ( Boise, ID Exhibition)
2002
Language Willing, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
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Boise Art Museum , ID (Travelling to Arizona State University Art
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Museum, Tempe, AZ; Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane , WA; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada; Salt Lake
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Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
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Palacio De Velasquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
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Gary Hill: A Belsunce, La Compagnie, Marseille, France
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Le Plateau, FRAC d’Ile-de-France, Paris
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Gary Hill: Selected Works, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal ( Wolfsburg Exhibition)
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Gary Hill/Bruce Nauman, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
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HanD HearD, Museum of Modern Art Queens, Long Island City, NY
2001
El Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; travelled to Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico Ujazdowski Castle, Centre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
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Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg , Germany (Travelling)
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Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
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Gary Hill: The Performative Image, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2000
London Regional Art and Historical Museum, London, Ontario, Canada
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Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
1999
Barbara Gladstone Gallery , New York
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Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan
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Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, OH
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Tall Ships, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
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Placing Sense Sensing Place, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston , MA
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Gary Hill: Video Works, NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo
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Tall Ships, Searchlight Viewer, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
1998
Circular Breathing, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
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Barbara Gladstone Gallery , New York
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Centre pour l’image contemporaine, Geneva
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Gary Hill - HanD HearD -Withershins - Midnight Crossing, El Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
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Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal
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Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
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Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
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Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
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St. Norberts Arts and Cultural Center, Manitoba, Canada
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The Kitchen Center for Music, Video and Dance, New York
1997
Gary Hill: Remarks on Color, Centrum Sztuki, Warsaw, Poland
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Midnight Crossing, Westfälischer Kunstverein Münster, Münster, Germany
1996
Barbara Gladstone Gallery
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Gary Hill: HanD HearD/liminal objects, Galerie des Archives, Paris
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Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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Placing Sense, Donald Young Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York
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Gary Hill, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (organized by Riksutställningar, Stockholm). Travelled to Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo , Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen; Helsingfors Konsthall, Helsinki; Bildmuseet Urneå Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
1994
Gary Hill, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. Travelled to Hirshhorn Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum SoHo , New York Gary Hill, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
1993
Gary Hill: In Light of the Other, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England (installations)
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Gary Hill: Sites Recited, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1992
I Believe It Is an Image, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
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Gary Hill, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou
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Travelled to IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Kunsthalle, Vienna Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1991
Galerie des Archives, Paris (installations) OCO Espace d’Art Contemporain, Paris (installation) Nykytaiteen Museo, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland (retrospective of videotapes)
1990
Galerie des Archives, Paris (installations)
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Galerie Huset/Ny carlsberg Glyptotek Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark (installations)
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YYZ Artist’s Outlet, Toronto, Ontario (screening, installation)
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Museum of Modern Art , New York (installation)
1989
Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium (screening)
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Kijkhuis, The Hague, The Netherlands (installation)
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Musée d’Art Moderne, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France (installation, screening)
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Pacific Film Archives, San Francisco, CA (screening)
1988
Western Front, Vancouver, B.C., Canada (screening)
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Video Wochen, Basel, Switzerland (performance, screening)
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L’Espace Lyonnais, d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France (retrospective of videotapes)
1987
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (installation)
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Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (screening)
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Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA (installation)
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2 nd Seminar on International Video, St. Gervais-Genève, Geneva, Switzerland (retrospective of videotapes)
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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (retrospective of videotapes)
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Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (screening)
1985
Scan Gallery, Tokyo (videotapes)
1983
International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium (screening)
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The American Centre, Paris (retrospective of videotapes)
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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (installation)
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Monte Video, Amsterdam (screening)
1982
Galerie H at ORF, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria (installation)
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Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA (installation)
1981
The Kitchen Center for Music, Video and Dance, New York (installation)
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And/Or Gallery, Seattle, WA (installation)
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Anthology Film Archives, New York (screening)
1980
Media Study, Buffalo, NY (installation)
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Video Viewpoints, Museum of Modern Art, New York (screening)
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Image Dissector Screening Series, University of California at LosAngeles, (screening)
1979
The Kitchen Center for Music, Video and Dance, New York (installation)
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Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY (installation)
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Meet the Makers: Gary Hill, Donnell Library, New York (screening)
1978
Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY (screening)
1976
Anthology Film Archives, New York (screening)
1974
South Houston Gallery , New York
1973
Woodstock Artists’ Association, Woodstock, NY
1971
Polaris Gallery, Woodstock, NY