Apollonia Morrill

BIOGRAPHY

Born

San Francisco, CA

Education

MA in American Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1999

BA in Fine Art and Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1996

USS Hornet

Castro Theatre and Kalaupapa

Artist's website

Exhibitions

2010
Apollonia Morrill: USS Hornet, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

An Autobiography of the San Francisco Bay Area, Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever, San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

The Anniversary Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2006
Three New Photographers, (solo exhibition) Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California

Apollonia Morrill (solo exhibition), Butte–Silver Bow Arts Center, Butte, Montana

Artist’s Ball Art Auction, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Momentum, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2005
Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California

Commission 05, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Commission 05

En Masse, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California

30: Southern Exposure’s 30th Anniversary Art Auction, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

Fourth Annual Benefit Exhibition and Auction, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, California

A Moment in Time, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

The Pushpin Show, ASUC Art Studio Gallery, Berkeley, California

1998
Snapshots (solo exhibition), Thomas Burke Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

1996
The Lot (solo exhibition), Hahn Art Studios, Santa Cruz, California

The Lot (solo exhibition, site-specific installation), Vacant Lot, Laurel and Chestnut Streets, Santa Cruz, California

Irwin Art Award Exhibition, James B. Hall Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

Porter Photo Guild Annual Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

1995
Scraps, Weeds, and Other Outcasts (solo exhibition), Student Center Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

Porter Photo Guild Annual Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

1994
Empire Grade and Photo Sculptures (solo exhibition), Fifth-Year Art Studios, Santa Cruz, California

Art Guild Fall 1994 Highlights, McHenry Library, Santa Cruz, California, 1994

Porter Photo Guild Annual Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

1993
Porter Photo Guild Annual Exhibition, Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz, California

Public Collections
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Kala Art Institute

Reviews, Articles and Publications
2006
Reisert, Rachel. “Works of Witness: Apollonia Morrill,” Hayden’s Ferry Review, Spring/Summer, 2006

Colberg, Joerg. “Apollonia Morrill,” Conscientious, April 14, 2006

“Kalaupapa documentary maker was a finalist for Santa Fe Price for Photography,” Molokai Island Times, April 12, 2006

Brenneman, Christine. “Three New Photographers at Stephen Wirtz Gallery,” Artweek, March 2006

Harold, Joel. “Revisiting Kalaupapa,” Honolulu Weekly, February 8-14

“Apollonia Morrill,” Urban Zeitgeist, February 2006

Baker, Kenneth. “Galleries,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 28, 2006

Friedman, Roberto. “Out There,” Bay Area Reporter, vol. 36, no. 1, January 5, 2006

Cash, Stephanie. “Report from San Francisco II,” Art in America, January, p 61.

Ferrara, Leigh. “Play List: The Gem,” San Francisco, January 2006

Garcia, Erin. “A Sense of Community,” Afterimage, November/December 2005

de Guzman, Rene and Berin Golonu, “Apollonia Morrill” in Bay Area Now 4 (exhibition catalogue), 2005

Honors, Awards, and Residencies

Artist-in-residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, 2006

Artist-in-residence, Butte–Silver Bow Arts Foundation, Butte, MT, 2006

Finalist, Santa Fe Prize for Photography, 2006

Featured artist, SF Camerawork Fine Print Collection, San Francisco, CA, 2005-2006

STAND Grant, Film Arts Foundation, San Francisco, California, 2000

Irwin Award for Art, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 1996

Dean’s Award for Art History, University of California Santa Cruz, 1996

Student Projects Award, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 1995

Art Board Grants, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 1994, 1995