As a contributing writer to regional and international art publications, Jill explores the narratives of people and their contributions to the cultural discourse.

PUBLICATIONS

Blogs:

Art Narratives: Oral Histories in Contemporary Culture (2012– present). http://www.artnarratives.wordpress.com

Jill Thayer, Ph.D. The Artist, Emergence, and Culture, profiles and writings of art and culture (2011 – present).
http://www.jillthayer.wordpress.com

Podcasts:

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “The Art of Hearst Castle,” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). Transcript Blog: https://lnkd.in/gPr8n2W Podcast: Full Program (21:19): https://lnkd.in/gzUQZwq

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “A Conversation with Art Historian Nancy Moure” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). https://www.dropbox.com/s/sta1fffkoowee0j/Podcast%2011_Art%20Historian%20Nancy%20Moure_Full%20Interview%20by%20Jill%20Thayer%20PhD.mp3?dl=0

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “A Conversation with Bruce Everett” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/04/02/a-conversation-with-bruce-everett-by-jill-thayer-ph-d/

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “A Conversation with Grace Pucci, El Paso de Robles Area Historical Society,” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/03/20/a-conversation-with-grace-pucci-el-paso-de-robles-area-historical-society-by-jill-thayer-ph-d/

Contributing Writer:

Aesthetica Magazine, UK – “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, The Broad, Los Angeles,” a review of the landmark exhibition, Los Angeles, CA, (2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/11/16/yayoi-kusama-infinity-mirrors-the-broad-los-angeles/

Artvoices Art Books, Los Angeles – “Diana Shui-lu Wong: Ephemerality of Change,” book essay for Diana Shui-lu Wong Retrospective 1977 – 2017, (June 2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/diana-shui-lu-wong-ephemerality-of-change/

Artvoices Art Books, Los Angeles – “Lauren Mendelsohn-Bass – The Perceptual Mystique,” book essay for Lauren Mendelssohn-Bass “On the Verge of Domestication,” (June 2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/lauren-mendelsohn-bass-the-perceptual-mystique/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “Diego Santanelli,” a review of Solo Exhibition at Canale Diaz Art Center, Coral Gables, FLA (2016). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2016/05/19/diego-santanelli-resilience/

“Reveries in Form,” A book essay for Argentine artist Mario Bursztein by Jill Thayer, Ph.D., Contributing Writer, Art Historian, Scholar, (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/mario-bursztein-reveries-in-form/

“CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame 2016 Inductees: Greg Colson and Jeff Colson,” Jill Thayer, Ph.D, The Artist, Emergence, and Culture, (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2016/03/06/csub-alumni-hall-of-fame-2016-inductees-greg-colson-and-jeff-colson/

Art Districts Magazine, Florida– “Codification and Form: Semiotics Revisited – The Works of L’Atlas” – (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/codification-and-form-semiotics-revisited-the-works-of-latlas/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “L’Atlas – Phosphenes,” a review of Solo Exhibition at Leila Mordock Gallery, Miami (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/latlas-phosphenes/

Art Districts Magazine, Florida– “The Way We See Things – Rosario Bond” – An Interview with Rosario Bond during solo exhibition at Curator’s Voice Art Projects Gallery, Miami (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/the-way-we-see-things-rosario-bond/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami (publisher) – “Mario Bursztein: Reveries in Form,” book essay for Argentine artist Mario Bursztein (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/mario-bursztein-reveries-in-form/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “The Enlightened Psyche: A Conversation with Carmelo Blandino (2015).

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “The Relative Form: A Conversation with Alfred Nadel (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/the-relative-form-a-conversation-with-alfred-nadel/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “Tabitha Whitley: The Face of Intrigue,” cover feature (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/the-face-of-intrigue-a-conversation-with-tabitha-whitley/

r, Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “The Quotidian Landscape: Susan Stillman,” cover feature (2015). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/the-quotidian-landscape-a-conversation-with-susan-stillman/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “Helidon Xhixha – Sculpting Light,” a review of Solo Exhibition at Galerie Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany (2014). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/helidon-xhixha-sculpting-light/

Art Districts Magazine, Florida– “The Aesthetic of Reflexivity – An Interview with Helidon Xhixha,” during solo exhibition at Galerie Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany (2014). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/the-aesthetic-of-reflexivity interview-with-helidon-xhixha/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “Enraptured Visions: A Conversation with Carlos Luna,” cover feature (2014). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2014/12/12/enraptured-visions-a-conversation-with-carlos-luna/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “Tm Gratkowski: Nothing Shocking,” a review of Solo Exhibition at Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles (Culver City) (2014).
http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2014/12/07/tm-gratkowski-nothing-shocking/

“A Catalyst of Meaning: The Art of Karrie Ross,” (2014), A catalogue essay to accompany the exhibition at LA Artcore Gallery at the Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles (August 25 – 31, 2014). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/a-catalyst-of-meaning-the-art-of-karrie-ross/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “Synergy of Expression: A Conversation with Karrie Ross,” (2014). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/synergy-of-expression-a-conversation-with-karrie-ross/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “Life Imitates Art: A Conversation with Alba Francesca,” cover feature (2014). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/life-imitates-art-a-conversation-with-alba-francesca-2/

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “Word Play: A Conversation with TM Gratkowski,” cover feature (2013). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/word-play-a-conversation-with-tm-gratkowski/

Artpulse Magazine, Miami – “The Cultural Contexts of Arnold Mesches,” a review of “Arnold Mesches: A Life’s Work” Retrospective, Miami Dade College of Art + Design Museums (2013). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/he-cultural-contexts-of-arnold-mesches/

ArtDistricts Magazine, Florida – “Participant Observation: An Interview with Arnold Mesches” cover feature (2013). http://artdistricts.com/participant-observation-a-conversation-with-arnold-mesches/#more-5176

“The Sublimity of Trang T. Lê,” (2014), A catalogue essay to accompany the exhibition “Quiet Thoughts,” at Artspace Vicennes, Indiana, (October 4 – November 11, 2013).
http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2013/06/17/the-sublimity-of-trang-t-le/

“In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of CGU Art,” Jill Thayer, Ph.D, The Artist, Emergence, and Culture, (2012).
https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2012/12/08/in-their-own-words-oral-histories-of-cgu-art/ and https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6123016/In%20Their%
20Own%20Words%20%20Curated%20by%20Jill%20Thayer%20PhD_Press%20Release_2012.pdf

Artvoices Magazine, Los Angeles – “A Conversation with Billie Milam Weisman,” cover feature (2012). http://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2012/06/11/797/

“Artists, Alliances, and Guggenheim Recipient Jeff Colson,” Jill Thayer, Ph.D, The Artist, Emergence, and Culture (2012). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/artists-alliances-and-guggenheim-recipient-jeff-colson/

Doctoral Dissertation:

“Artist Emergence in Contemporary Culture: A Dialectic of Social and Material Conditions of Southern California Artists,” (UMI/Proquest 2011), Thayer’s doctoral dissertation at Claremont Graduate University features artists and art market contributors.
https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/artist-emergence-in-contemporary-culture/

Catalogue:

“ManMade,” curated by Daneva Dansby, Exhibition catalogue design, Claremont Graduate University, (2009).

“Quiet Thoughts,” A catalogue essay to accompany the exhibition, Trang T. Lê: Quiet Thoughts (October 4 – November 11, 2013) at Artspace Vincennes, Indiana, (2013).
https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2013/06/17/the-sublimity-of-trang-t-le/

“Made in California, selected works from the Frederick R. Weisman Collection,” (2003). Exhibition catalogue, California State University, Bakersfield, Todd Madigan Gallery

MEDIA

“Doctoral Dedication: Allan Hancock College’s Jill Thayer shares a career spanning exhibit of her art,” by Joe Payne, Santa Maria Sun, Art (2016). http://www.santamariasun.com/art/15140/doctoral-dedication-allan-hancock-colleges-jill-thayer-shares-a-careerspanning-exhibit-of-her-art/

“Jill Thayer, Ph.D., “In Context: transdisciplinary works and other musings.” Allan Hancock College, Ann Foxworthy Gallery, (2016). http://www.hancockcollege.edu/public_affairs/announcements/2016Aug26ThayerExhibit.php

Interview with Estrella Warbirds Museum Curator Dr. Jill Thayer by Dave Congleton, KVEC 920 Talk Radio. “The Military Experience in Art: Protecting Freedom,” Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA. Selected works from the permanent collections of Estrella Warbirds Museum and Camp Roberts for artists of WWI, WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War, (2016). https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6123016/Dave%20Congalton_DCS_08152016%20SEG2%20Dr%20Jill%20Thayer.mp3

“Arnold Mesches donates two Paintings to UCF Gallery,” University of Central Florida, [quoted], (2015). http://gallery.cah.ucf.edu/2015/10/21/arnold-mesches-donates-two-paintings-to-ucf-gallery/

“Estrella Warbirds Museum Curator Jill Thayer gives keynote address,” by News Staff, Paso Robles Daily News, “Connecting Historical Narratives Today,” at the General Meeting for El Paso de Robles Area Historical Society, (2015).
http://pasoroblesdailynews.com/estrella-warbirds-museum-curator-jill-thayer-gives-keynote-address/38209/

“Art galleries to feature oral histories of renowned CGU artists,” Claremont Graduate University Office of Communications News & Events, (2012). https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6123016/In%20Their%20Own%20Words%20%20Curated%20by%20Jill%20Thayer%20PhD_Press%20Release_2012.pdf

“Oildale goes contemporary at art exhibit,” Bakersfield Californian, News, (2009).
http://www.bakersfield.com/oildale-goes-contemporary-at-art-exhibit/article_b42fdc67-7e11-5aa2-b5c5-700b05587b5e.html

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “A Conversation with Bruce Everett” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/04/02/a-conversation-with-bruce-everett-by-jill-thayer-ph-d/

Narrative transcript and audio from “The Art of Life,” podcast for Voice of Paso Internet radio – “A Conversation with Grace Pucci, El Paso de Robles Area Historical Society,” by Jill Thayer, Ph.D. (2017). https://jillthayer.wordpress.com/2017/03/20/a-conversation-with-grace-pucci-el-paso-de-robles-area-historical-society-by-jill-thayer-ph-d/