|1986||Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY – USA|
|2011||University of Maryland, MFA|
|2008||New York Institute of Technology, BFA|
|2015||"Architecture of Fantasy"
Spazio Ridotto at Zuecca Project Space, Venice, Italy
bitforms gallery, New York, NY
|2014||"East Gallery: Dauphin 007 "
Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Curator’s Office, Washington D.C.
|"Hot House Video Series: Jonathan Monaghan"
Washington Project for the Arts, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington D.C.
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|
|U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program, U.S. Embassy/Dept. of State, Manama, Bahrain|
|MakerBot Industries, Artist in Residence, New York, NY|
|Seven Below Arts Initiative, Burlington City Arts, Artist in Residence, Burlington, VT|
|2009||So Hamiltonian Fellowship, Hamiltonian Artists, Washington D.C.|
|Experimental Media Prize, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.|
|2016||"New Frontiers" curated by Shari Frilot
Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT
|"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.
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
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
|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|
|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|
|Queens Museum of Art, "DysTorpia Media Project" curated by Gabriel Roldós & Arlan Londoño, New York, NY|
|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|
|"3D Printing with artist Jonathan Monaghan" Workshop. Bennington College, VT|
|2011||"Emerging Directions in Video Art" Panel. Emerge Art Fair, Washington D.C.|
|"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
|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