Nestor Gil

Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow

Spring 2011

  • Make. Believe. Sculpture. (VART 286)
  • Intermediate Independent Study in Visual Arts (VART 295)
Phone (207) 798-4348
Title Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow & Lecturer
Department Art
Work Location 309 Visual Arts Center
E-Mail ngil@bowdoin.edu
Nestor Armando Gil: Bowdoin College: Visual Art

Education

M.F.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
B.A. New College of Florida, Sarasota FL, 2000

Links

Nestor Gil's work in the Faculty Gallery »

Solo Exhibitions

2011
Casitas, Nullspace, Jacksonville, FL
Posuelocation), Coleman Burke, Brunswick, ME

2010
Sal (campo, puente, nube), Durham Arts Guild, Durham, NC
Azucar, Coleman Burke Gallery, Portland, ME
Papalotes!(59 Kites), Cuba Week, BTSCA, Brunswick, ME

2008
Vernon Twinburger, Public Interventions, Chapel Hill, NC;
Greensboro, NC; Jacksonville, FL; and Washington DC

2007
6@ArtLab, Chapel Hill, NC
Footprint, Opaq Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2006
Personal Journal, Moon Colony Razorblade, Jacksonville, FL 
New Work, Soiree! Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

2004
Firestory, Spiller-Vincenty Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2003
Dejalo, Installed Intervention, Anonymous Locale
2 Birds With One Seed Parts 1+2, Pickett & Watts Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, and Backstreet, St. Augustine, FL

2000
Freedom at Its Worst Angle, Four Winds, Sarasota, FL

Selected Two Person/Group Exhibitions

2011
Times, Interludes, & Action, Media Lounge@ARTSpace, CAA, New York, NY
Scroll Bowl V, Surreal Estate, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Instruction for Initial Conditions, Parallax Space, Lincoln, NE
Game Play! (juried), Osborne Family Gallery, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Iraqi Memorial Juried Exhibition, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
PDA Show, Multiple Venues, Curator: Laura Sharp Wilson, Salt Lake City, UT Mythical State of Jefferson, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR

2009
New Currents, Ackland Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, NC
Imaging Desire, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, KY 
TheA.I.R. Invitational, The Showroom, HUB-BUB, Spartanburg, SC

2008
Teaching Fellows, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Partisan the Sea, Churchwell Lofts, Jacksonville, FL
Heroes, Lump Gallery, Curator:  elin o’Hara slavick, Raleigh, NC
Bait, John and June Alcott Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

2007
6 at ArtLab, Art Lab, Chapel Hill, NC

2006
Sensory Flux, Kent Gallery, FCCJ, Jacksonville, FL
Public InterventionB, Tangerine Festival #2, Jacksonville, FL

2005
Public InterventionA, Tangerine Festival, Jacksonville, FL
Roses vs Plots, Spiller Vincenty Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2004
Narrator of the film Life and Death on the River Ganges, by Marko+Carrie Suvajdzic, Winner of the Belgrade International Documentary Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

2003
Hanging on Every Word, Installed Intervention, Anonymous Locale

2002
Many in One, The Loft, Jacksonville FL
7LonelyNinjas, Karpeles Museum, Jacksonville, FL

2001
Big Art Show, Czigan&Rummel Gallery, Jacksonville, FL
Volar Papalotes, Public Intervention, Sarasota, FL
Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Contemporary Art Center, Jacksonville, FL

Bibliography

2010
Stepping Inside the Landscape by Blue Greenberg, The Herald Sun, Raleigh NC
Kites Will Soar (Feature Story) by Steve Mistler, The Forecaster (weekly) ME
Artist Feature by Beth Brogan, The Times-Record, Brunswick, ME

2009
HubBub AIR Invitational (photo in review) greenvilleonline.com
Loner Types, by Amy White, Independent Weekly, Chapel Hill, NC

2008
A Home for Heroes at Lump, Independent Weekly, Raleigh, NC
Who Is Vernon Twinburger? by Eric Martin, WCHL, North Carolina

2006
Ear Conditioning, Ink19 Magazine

2004
Off The Page by Shelton Hull, Folio Weekly Magazine, Florida
Feature Article by Tanya Perez Brennan, The Florida Times Union

2001
Art Box by Madeline Peck, Folio Weekly Magazine, Florida

1997
Poetry In Motion, The Florida Times-Union

Publications/Conferences
2011
Virilio Now, Edited by John Armitage, Polity Press, photo of Pour in text

2009
SECAC – Mobile Alabama, The Good The Bad and The Future

2008
Visualizing Human Rights – An International Anti-Conference Presented by The FED-EX Center for Global Initiatives, NC

2007
Selected poems, Section8Magazine, Jacksonville, FL
Guest Editor’s Page, Folio Weekly Magazine, Florida

2000
Fat Boy, Onthebus Literary Journal, Los Angeles, CA

1999
La Musica, New Collage Magazine, Sarasota, Florida

1995
Selected poems for Peeling Potatoes, a collection of work by four Florida writers

Grants/Awards
2009
CFD Postdoctoral Fellowship (Renewed 2010)
Aegis Award for Artistic Excellence, National Biennial MFA
Exhibition (Imaging Desire), Hite Art Institute, Louisville KY

2008
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

2004
Spiller-Vincenty Gallery Performance Artist Grant