Jillian Crochet is a Bay Area disabled artist working in sculpture, video, and performance to confront grief and disability. Her practice seeks to liberate the disabled body from normalized marginalization and oppression. In 2021, she was awarded an Emerging Artist Fellowship from the California Arts Council. She was a 2020-21 Artist in Residence at Art Beyond Sight’s Art & Disability program and a 2020-21 Graduate Fellow at Headlands Center for the Arts.
Crochet has exhibited work nationally and internationally, at the Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt, Germany, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, CA, SOMArts, the Mobile Museum of Art, and the Alabama Contemporary Art Center. She has published work in Able Zine based in London, UK, Quiet Lightning, and Feral Fabric Journal. She has presented work at MAD Museum, Stanford, and BAMPFA. She earned her BFA from the University of Alabama in 2007 and an MFA in Fine Arts at California College of the Arts in 2020.