SOLO (and two-person)
2012 Tulipomania, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, California
Volta 8, represented by Magrorocca, Basel, Switzerland
2011 Lacunae, Magrorocca Galleria d’Arte, Milan, Italy
Volta NY, represented by Magrorocca, New York, New York
2009 Allegories of Control (with Laura Paulini), Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, California
2008 Recent Work, Julian Page, London, England
2007 Ledger, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, California
2017 Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire
2016 Dot, Dash, Dissolve, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2015 Repetition/Variation Part 2, Clerkenwell Gallery, London, England
2014 Obsessive Reductive, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, California
2013 CODA Paper Art, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
2012 The Office, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
Clear Cuts, Sesnon Gallery, University of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
2011 Co.Co.Co. 2011, Spazio Natta, Como, Italy
Productive Steps, Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, New York
Microwave, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, New York
Busywork, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, California
2010 Out of Order, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Salon No. 6, Marine Art Salon, Los Angeles, California
Illiterature, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, California
Compelled, Root Division, San Francisco, California
Refresh, Christina Ray Gallery, New York, New York
The Art of the Artist’s Book, Oakland University Art Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
Altered States, Reed Whipple Cultural Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
2009 X Libris: The Re-Purposed Book, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Illiterature, Arena 1, Los Angeles, California
2008 Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California
2007 Musée d’ Honneur Miniscule, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California
Maximinimalist, Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2006 Inscape, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, California
2005 Paper Pushers, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, California
By Any Means Un/Necessary, Mission 17, San Francisco, California
2004 Epic, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
Anderson Collection, San Francisco Bay Area, California
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Fidelity Corporate Collection, Boston, Massachusetts
Marks, Ben, “The Office at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art,” KQED.org., April 21, 2012.
McGuinness, Ross, “They Billed, She Builds,” Metro (UK), May 18, 2009, p.3.
Maloney, Patricia, “Laura Paulini and Jill Sylvia,” Artforum.com, 2009.
Ollman, Leah, “Illiterature at Arena 1 Gallery,” L.A. Times, March 5, 2009.
Warner, Tonya, “Jill Sylvia: Ledger,” Percolator Magazine, Summer Issue, 2007.
Baker, Kenneth. “Sylvia in San Francisco,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 9, 2007, p.E10.
Feinststein, Lea. “Jill Sylvia: Ledger,” SF Weekly, June 13-19, 2007, p.37.
Brehmer, Debra. “Maximinimalist,” Susceptible to Images, April 2007.
Baker, Kenneth. “Inscape, in Oakland,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 19, 2006, p.E10.
Dalky, Victoria. “Paper Transformed,” Sacramento Bee, November 6, 2005, p.TK30.
Klanten, Robert and Birga Meyer, Papercraft 2: Design and Art with Paper. Berlin: Gestalten, 2011.
Zollars, Jaime, Push Paper: 30 Artist Explore the Boundaries of Paper Art. New York: Sterling Publishing
Thompson, Jason, Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book.
Beverly: Quarry Books, 2010.
Out of Order: Geometric Systems in Contemporary Bay Area Art. Exhibition Catalogue, September 18-
October 14, 2010, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
X Libris: The Re-Purposed Book. Exhibition catalogue, September 1- October 15, 2009, Traffic Zone
Gallery, Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art, Minneapolis, MN.
Jill Sylvia: Recent Work. Exhibition catalogue, October 1- 25, 2008, Julian Page, London, UK.
Paper Pushers. Exhibition catalogue, September 29- December 11, 2005, Nelson Gallery, University of
California, Davis, CA.
2005 MFA Sculpture, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
2001 BA Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York