Bio

Jonathan Bouknight + bio | statement | press

Education

2002 BA, Studio Art, Furman University
2000 Lamar Dodd School of Art, Cortona, Italy, through the University of Georgia

Solo or Two-Person Exhibitions

2011
White Painting, performance, Studio 3, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2009
(Study for) Mother-Me-Do, University of Georgia Gallery, Athens, GA
2008

Catch-As-Catch-Can, Eyedrum Small Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2007

Integuments, Whitespace, Atlanta, Georgia
2005

Flux, Whitespace, Atlanta, Georgia
Gestation, Octane Coffee Bar, Atlanta, Georgia

Group Exhibitions

2011
“Love Like A Devil’s Handshake,” Studio 3, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
The Pearl: A Disease of the Oyster, Curated by John Otte, In Conjunction with Prospect 2, The Pearl, New Orleans, Louisiana
2010
Atlanta Celebrates Pornography, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Quadrennial: Greater Decatur 2010, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Curated by Lisa Alembick, Decatur, Georgia
The Mondo Art Show: City Stories, Eyedrum, Atlanta, Georgia
2009
The December Show, Whitespace, Atlanta, Georgia
Emerging Artist 2009, Spruill Gallery, Curated by Hope Cohn, Atlanta, Georgia
2008
The December Show, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA
Entr’acte, Curated by John Otte, Bush Antiques, New Orleans, Louisiana
Portraiture: 8 Photographers, Cherry Lion Studios, Atlanta, Georgia
The Axe & The Spade, Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
Madison National Juried Show, Juror: Sylvie Fortin, Editor of Art Papers, Madison, Georgia
2007

The December Show, Whitespace, Atlanta, Georgia
Viva La Frida!, Whitespace, Atlanta, Georgia
SCULPTUREYEDRUM, Eyedrum, Atlanta, Georgia
2006

Sloth, Benjamin Krause Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
National Juried Exhibition, Juror: George Kinghorn of the Jacksonville MOMA, Eyedrum, Atlanta, Georgia
Art Paper’s Art Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
New Artists, Up/Down Gallery, Athens, Georgia
2005

Pin-Up Show, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia
Art Paper’s Art Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2004

Square Peg/Round Hole, Elevation Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Uproar Undercover, Roswell Arts Renaissance, Roswell, Georgia
Gestation, Garage Projects Alternative Art Space, Atlanta, Georgia

Selected Awards

2012
Artist in Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, residency #144 / master artist TJ Wilcox, with funding from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
2011
Artist Project Grant from the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs to curate and produce the exhibition of performance art Love Like A Devil’s Handshake.
2009
Invited as a visiting artist to the University of Georgia’s Masters In Painting program.
2008
Selected as a Studio Artist of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center June 2008 – June 2013

Reviews and Press

Featured artist on DailyServing.com, by Rebekah Drysdale, June 30, 2008
“Three Male Artists Explore Gender, Sexuality”, by Jonathan Marx, The Tennessean, April 2008
“Nature Versus Nurture”, by Felicia Feaster, Creative Loafing, December 2007
“Second Skin”, Interviewed by Christopher Seely, David Atlanta, May 2007
“Sprawling Sculpture Feast Exudes Grass-roots Charm”, by Cathy Fox, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 2007
Review of Eyedrum’s National Juried Exhibition, by Jerry Cullum, Access Atlanta, May 2006
“Vizarts: What Clicks”, by Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal- Constitution, October 2005

 

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