Profile

Jillian Peña
Adjunct Assistant
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA, Hollins University

Jillian Peña is a dance and video artist based in New York. Her work is in dialogue with psychoanalysis, queer theory, pop media and spirituality.

Jillian was a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholar during which she was awarded an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was a fellowship recipient and a Practice-based MPhil in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

She has been presented internationally, including at Danspace Project, Abrons Arts Center, the Chocolate Factory, Dance Theater Workshop and the Kitchen in New York; Akademie der Kunste in Berlin; Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow; Modern Art Oxford; and the Festival of Contemporary Art in Slovenia. Her video work is distributed by the Video Data Bank in Chicago.

She has been an artist-in-residence at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Movement Research, the National Dance Center of Bucharest, Romania, Archauz in Århus, Denmark, and a DanceWeb Fellow at Impulstanz in Vienna.


Class Schedule, Spring 2014

TH08:30AM - 12:50PMPerformance
M02:30PM - 05:20PMDance History, Theory, Crit. I
W01:00PM - 02:20PMExpanded Field Lab
W04:00PM - 05:20PMExpanded Field Lab
W02:30PM - 03:50PMExpanded Field Lab
TH02:30PM - 03:50PMTopics: Alt Media & Choreo.

Contact Info

Office: Anderson Hall 3RD
Tel: 215-717-6210
Fax: 215-717-6218