Jonathan VanDyke

Jonathan VanDyke is a New York City-based visual artist. Solo exhibitions and performances have appeared at The Columbus Museum in Georgia, 1/9unosunove in Rome, Loock Galerie Berlin, Tops Gallery in Memphis, Four Boxes Gallery in Denmark, Storm King Art Center, Este Arte Uruguay, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, The Power Plant in Toronto, and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. His work has been featured in many group exhibitions, including Queer Abstraction, a landmark survey at The Des Moines Art Center, and in many publications, including Art Forum, ART PAPERS, Modern Painters, T Magazine, Bomb, and Art Review. He leads workshops focused upon embodied practice, presented recently at Mount Holyoke College, Dickinson College, The University of Alaska, and The Museum of the North. He received his M.F.A. from Bard College, attended the Skowhegan School, and studied at the Glasgow School of Art and The University of Glasgow as a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow.

Academic Research/Specialty Areas

  • Collaborative practice
  • Drawing
  • Installation art
  • Interdisciplinary art
  • Painting
  • Performance art
  • Painting and performance
  • Queer and embodied art practices
  • Craft practices

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Classes (Selected)

ART 3903 Professional Practice

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

Artists & Communities Grant, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Visiting Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago
Visiting Artist Fellow, Krabbesholm Hojskole, Denmark
Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship for the Atlantic Center of the Arts
Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow

Exhibitions and Presentations (Selected)

  • Queer Abstraction. The Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA and the Nerman Museum of Art, Overland Park, Kansas. 
  • Coming After. The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada. 
  • The Patient Eye. The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia.

Publications (Selected)

VanDyke, Jonathan. "Hold, Still," Shifter, Issue 25 (2021).
VanDyke, Jonathan. "Queerfacture,Drain Magazine (2021).
VanDyke, Jonathan. "The Patient Eye," published by The Columbus Museum, Georgia (2018).

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