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born
1986 Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY – USA
   
education
2011 University of Maryland, MFA
2008 New York Institute of Technology, BFA
   
solo exhibitions
2016 "Gotham"
22,48 m², Paris, France
  "Mothership"
Spagnuolo Gallery, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  "Global Visions: Jonathan Monaghan" curated by Kelly Gordon
El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, Maracaibo, & Backroom Caracas, Venezuela
2015 "Architecture of Fantasy"
Spazio Ridotto at Zuecca Project Space, Venice, Italy
  "Escape Pod"
bitforms gallery, New York, NY
2014 "Alien Fanfare"
Curator’s Office, Washington D.C.
2013 "Robot Ninja"
Market Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2010 "Life Tastes Good In Disco Heaven"
Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington D.C.
2009 "Calling All Angels"
Atopia, Oslo, Norway
   
awards & residencies
2015 Trawick Prize, First Place, Bethesda, MD
  Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Artist in Residence, Trondheim, Norway
2014 DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Artist Fellowship Program, Washington D.C.
2013 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant, New York, NY
2011 Yaddo, Artist in Residence, Saratoga Springs, NY
  MakerBot Industries, Artist in Residence, New York, NY
  Seven Below Arts Initiative, Burlington City Arts, Artist in Residence, Burlington, VT
2009 Hamiltonian Fellowship, Hamiltonian Artists, Washington D.C.
   
group exhibitions
2016 "Geographically Indeterminate Fantasies" curated by Art F City
GRIN, Providence, RI
  "Fixed/Fluxed"
Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
  "Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial: Turf & Terrain" curated by Danielle O’Steen
Foggy Bottom, Washington D.C.
  "New Frontiers" curated by Shari Frilot
Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT
  "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now" curated by Chad Alligood
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  "this one is smaller than this one." curated by Paulina Bębecka
Postmasters, New York, NY
  "SUSPENDED" curated by Rosario Caltabiano
22,48 m², Paris, France
  "King of the Forest; Adventures in Bioperversity" curated by Megan Rook-Koepsel
Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2015 "On Demand 3" curated by Carolyn H. Drake and Suzanne Wallinga
tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  "The Real Thing" curated by Jiayin Chen
Digiark, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
  "+/-" curated by George Fifield
Hartford Art School, Joseloff and Slipe galleries, University of Hartford, CT
  "Gilding The Lily"curated by Stewart Watson and Rene Trevino
AREA 405, Baltimore, MD
  "Myth and Mutations" curated by Chris Romero
Reverse Space, New York, NY
2014 "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now"curated by Chad Alligood and Don Bacigalupi
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
  "IN/Out Source"curated by Douglas Lewis and Yamin Wang
Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
  "The New Romantics"curated by Nicholas O’Brien, Katie Torn and Claudia Hart
Eyebeam Center for Art & Technology, New York, NY
  "IM Material Artefacts"curated by Sarah Younan
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  "In Residence Colloquium: The Neighbors"curated by Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud
American University Museum, Washington D.C.
2013 "PostPictures"
bitforms gallery, New York, NY
  "Mirage"curated by Ivar Zeile
Plus Gallery, Denver, CO
  "Child’s Play"curated by Mindy Solomon
Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
  "artNOW DC"curated by Heather Harvey and Natalie Cheung
Kohl Gallery at Washington College, Chestertown, MD
2012 "NEWSFEED: Anonymity & Social Media in African Revolutions and Beyond"
curated by Jessica L. Moore & Nelson Nance
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art, Brooklyn, NY
  "VIA Music and New Media Festival: 3D Burns"curated by Michael Mallis & Katie Torn
FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 "Academy 2011"curated by Jamie Smith & Leigh Conner
Conner Contemporary, Washington D.C.
  "Vox VII"curated by Melissa Ho & Jayson Musson
Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
  "Artist Wanted: Projects"feature booth curated by Daria Shapiro
Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
2010 "Confluence" curated by Walter Kravitz
George Mason University, Fairfax VA
  "Show IV"
MMX Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  "X by Y: Digital Art in 2010"
University of North Carolina, Pembroke, NC
2009 "Vox V" curated by Ryan Trecartin & Larry Mangel,
Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2008 "Digital Stone: eForm"
Today Art Museum, Beijing & Shanghai Doulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
  "Visions in the Nunnery"
The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
   
select screenings
2016 European Media Art Festival, "Posts From the Future" Osnabrück, Germany
2015 PAF 2015, "Jonathan Monaghan: Animated Worlds" Olomouc, Czech Republic
  LOOP Barcelona, Hotel Catalonia Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain
  Black Box 2.0, curated by Julia Fryett and Anne Couillaud, Seattle, WA
2014 Cardiff Contemporary, The Beuys Pavilion, curated by EMP Projects, Cardiff, UK
  Angell Gallery, "East Gallery: Dauphin 007" curated by Jamie Angell, Toronto, Canada
  roBOT Festival 07, commission, "Spore Baroque" curated by Sarah Corona, Bologna, Italy
  Moving Image Istanbul, presented by Curator’s Office, Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul, Turkey
  FACT, "SciFi Shorts" curated by The Royal Standard & Outcasting, Liverpool, UK
  Rencontres Internationales, "Hyperculture" Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
  Monkeytown 4, curated by Montgomery Knott, Denver, CO
  Public Art Screens, i/o/lab Center of Future Arts, curated by Hege Tapio, Stavanger, Norway
2013 Moving Image London, presented by Curator’s Office, OXO Tower, London, UK
  Denver Digerati: Friday Flash, public art commission "Office" curated by Ivar Zeile, Denver, CO
  Screen City, "(De)constructing Space" curated by Daniela Arriado & Mirjam Struppek, Stavanger, Norway
  Moving Image Screening Series, "Lucid Streaming" Armory Center for the Arts, curated by Alanna Simone, Pasadena, CA
  Rockbund Art Museum, "I See" curated by Clemens Wilhelm & Constantin Hartenstein, Shanghai, China
  Dallas Videofest, "Expanded Cinema: MultipliCity, Fly" curated by Mona Kasra, Dallas, TX
  Glitch Festival, Run Computer Run, "oh Internetz!" curated by Nora O’ Murchú, Dublin, Ireland
  Glasgow Film Festival, "Market Gallery Off Site Shorts" Glasgow, Scotland
2012 ProsumeThis w/ NIMk at BCC retailer, "High Definition" curated by Jonas Lund and Anika Schwarzlose, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  Outcasting: Fourth Wall Festival, "Unit 17" curated by Michael Cousin, Cardiff, Wales
2011 Anthology Film Archives, "Literati Film Festival" New York, NY
  BFI Southbank, "onedotzero_adventures in motion" London, UK
  San Francisco International Animation Festival, "Anthropomorphlolz" curated by Jay Wertzler, San Francisco, CA
  GIRAF Animation Festival, Calgary, Canada
  4Culture / e4c, "Loving You Is Cherry Pie" public art screening, Seattle, WA
2010 Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA
  FILE Festival, "Media Art" Centro Cultural Fiesp, São Paulo, Brazil
2009 Hirshhorn Museum, "WPA: Experimental Media Series" curated by Kelly Gordon, Washington D.C.
  International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2008 Sydney Underground Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
  SIMULTAN04, Timisora, Romania
   
lectures, panels & workshops
2016 "Artist Talk: Jonathan Monaghan" Lecture.
Department of Film & Media Studies, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2015 "State of the Art/DC: A Conversation" Panel.
ArtTable DC, National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC
  "Artist Talk: Jonathan Monaghan" Lecture.
Department of New Media, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC
2014 "Conversations at the Edge: Jonathan Monaghan" Lecture.
Gene Siskel Film Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  "3-D Modeling & Printing for Artists" Workshop. Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO
  "Behind the Scenes of the Museum: Artists in Collections" Lecture.
Symposium organized by Axisweb, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK
2013 "Jonathan Monaghan: Consumer to Content Producer" Lecture. Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
  "From Pixel to Portrait: Sculpting the Figure with Digital Tools by Jonathan Monaghan"
Workshop. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  "Art in the Digital Age" Panel. DC Week 2012, Artisphere, Arlington, VA
2011 "Emerging Directions in Video Art" Panel. Emerge Art Fair, Washington D.C.
  "3D Printing with artist Jonathan Monaghan" Workshop/Lectures.
U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program, U.S. Embassy/Dept. of State, Manama, Bahrain
  "Jonathan Monaghan: Digital Futures" Lecture. Ravensbourne College, London, UK
  "Digital Craftsmanship" Panel. CAA 2011 Conference, New York, NY
2008 "Autodesk Digital Stone Seminar" Panel. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
   
catalogues & publications
2014 & Magazine, "Gam[ing] Issue" Volume 2
Tel Aviv, Israel December 2014.

  "Museums in the New Mediascape," pp. 117
Ashgate. Surrey, UK, September 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4094-4300-1

  "Metaverse Creativity: Special Issue, The New Romantics" Volume 3 Issue 1-2, Journal.
Intellect Ltd. Bristol, UK, October 2014. ISSN 2040-3550

2013 "Jonathan Monaghan: embezzling the (un)real" Catalogue.
Text by Sarah Corona & Jeremy Couillard. Curator’s Office, Washington D.C. October 2013

   
press
2016 "Art reveals a creative, historical side to Foggy Bottom neighborhood" Review.
Macy Freeman, July 14th, 2016, Washington Post
  "’SUSPENDED’, détours d’horizons " Review.
Clémentine Mercier, February 7th, 2016, Liberation
2015 "Artists in ‘Gilding the Lily’ at Area 405 excavate the world through its shiny materials" Review.
Maura Callahan, July 29th, 2015, Baltimore City Paper
  "Ritualized Oligarchy and the Plight of Innocence in Jonathan Monaghan’s Art" Feature.
G. Roger Denson, May 27th, 2015, Huffington Post
  "Black Box 2.0: A Movable Festival in a City Too Busy for Art?" Review.
Brian Miller, May 26th, 2015, Seattle Weekly
  "Ass You Like It: Jonathan Monaghan’s Playful Videos Go Deep" Review.
Jessica Dawson, April 15th, 2015, The Village Voice
  "Tripping Through a Luxurious Post-Human Future" Review.
Benjamin Sutton, April 10th, 2015, Hyperallergic
  "Floating Island Mansion with Balls" Review.
Matthew Caron, March 24th, 2015, VICE
2014 "The State of ‘State of the Art’" Review.
Peter Plagens, September 17th, 2014, The Wall Street Journal
  "Is It Propaganda? Or Is It Political Art?: Alien Fanfare" Review.
Mark Jenkins, May 24th, 2014, Washington Post
  "Monkey Town is a reinvention of dinner and theater for the digital age" Review.
Ray Mark Rinaldi, March 15th, 2014, Denver Post
2013 "PostPictures: A New Generation of Pictorial Structuralists" Article.
G. Roger Denson, December 13th, 2013, The Huffington Post
  "Art Enters the third dimension" Article.
Julia Halperin, July, 2013, The Art Newspaper
  "3D printing can make everyone a designer" Feature.
Mark Jenkins, March 15th, 2013, Washington Post
2012 "Kijken kijken, niet kopen (Look, but do not buy)" Review.
Julia Geerlings, December, 2012, Metropolis M
  "Jonathan Monaghan twists video games at Curator’s Office" Review.
Mark Jenkins, January 26th, 2012, Washington Post
  "Jonathan Monaghan’s game blame" Review.
John Anderson, January 20th, 2012, Washington City Paper
2011 "Collect Call: Top 10 Young Artists”" Article.
Brittney Dunkins, November, 2011, DC Magazine
  "NYC 2.0: The Hackers" Broadcast television interview.
Rick Karr, September, 2011, NYC TV
2010 "Culture Vulture: Five to Watch at Art Basel Miami" Article.
E. Brady Robinson, December, 2010, DC Magazine
  "Famous scenes skewered with sparkle, high-def" Review.
Jessica Dawson, October 22nd, 2010, Washington Post
  "Art animates life" Article.
Leyla Korkut, November 1st, 2010, The Diamondback
  "Older than youtube. Curator Laure Prouvost Explains Seven Years of tank.tv" Article.
Angela Ferraiolo, January 8th, 2010, furtherfield.org
2009 "Experimental Media" Review.
Elizabeth Johnston, October, 2009, Georgetown Voice
  "Vox V Visions" Review.
Roberta Fallon, July, 2009, Philadelphia Weekly
   

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