Jennifer Pastor is a sculptor who is joining the Visual Arts Department effective Fall 2001. She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1988 and her MFA from UCLA in 1992. Pastor's sculptures are large in scope, materially complex, high involved hybrids. She has been investigating parallel and elastic structures in disparate subjects. Before coming to UCSD, Pastor taught at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA; Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida; and Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. Pastor has been exhibiting in national and international venues since 1994. She has had one-person exhibitions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Milan, Italy as well as numerous group exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. One-Person Exhibitions: Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles (1994); Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy (1995); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1996); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (1996 and forthcoming 2002). Group Exhibitions: Surface De Reparation, FRAC Bourgone, Dijon, France (1994); Universalis, 23rd Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil (1996); Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (1997); Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1970, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humelback, Demark (1997); Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1997); Present Tense, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (1997); Greengrassi, London, United Kingdom (1999); and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY (2000). Articles and reviews of Pastor's works have been in various publications such as Los Angeles Weekly (The Garden of Uncanny Delight, Ralph Rugoff, 1994), Blocknotes (review, Terry Myers, Fall 1994), ArtForum (review, Amy Gerstler, 1994), Documents (John Armleder, 1994), Frieze (Seasonal Change, Benjamin Weissman, 1996), Art & Text (Jennifer Pastor: Dream Day Residue, Susan Kandel, 1996), ArtForum (Openings, Jennifer Pastor, David Greene, 1996),The Village Voice (Museumification: The Whitney Biennial as Pleasure Machine, Peter Schjeldahl, 1997), and Harper's Bazaar (L.A.'s Female Art Explosion, Ralph Rugoff, 1997).