|1986||Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY – USA|
|2019||A Trace Left by the Future, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA|
|A Trace Left by the Future, VisArts Center, Rockville, MD|
|2018||Synthetic Mythologies, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, CO|
|Police State Disco, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA|
|2017||After Fabergé, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD|
|Disco Beast, bitforms gallery, New York, NY|
|2016||Gotham, Galerie 22,48 m², Paris, France|
|Mothership, Spagnuolo Gallery, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.|
|Global Visions: Jonathan Monaghan, 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|
|2019||Artificial Intelligence and Intercultural Dialogue curated by Dmitry Ozerkov and Victoria Kondrashova
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
|BCC:, curated by Lauren Marsden
Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK
|Primitivo curated by Asher Remy-Toledo
Casa Hoffmann, Bogota, Colombia
|Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art curated by Bartholomew Bland
Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL
|2018||Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art curated by Bartholomew Bland
Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY
|CHILDHOOD: Another banana day for the dream-fish curated by Sandra Adam-Couralet and Yoann Gourmel
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
|Duty Free curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight
Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
|FADING AWAY curated by Céline Flécheux
Galerie 22,48 m², Paris, France
|GRI-GRI curated by Stéphanie Vidal
Galerie 22,48 m², Paris, France
|2017||Lucky Charms For Dinner curated by Kamilia Kard
The Wrong Digital Art Biennial, online
|State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now curated by Chad Alligood
Frist Art Museum, Nashville, TN
|Metamorphic Resonance curated by Jon Isherwood, Ex Marmi, Pietrasanta, Italy|
|2016||the real-fake.org.2.0 curated by Rachel Clarke, Claudia Hart, and Pat Reynolds
BronxArtSpace, New York, NY
|Fifteen-Year Anniversary Exhibition
Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
|Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial: Turf & Terrain curated by Danielle O’Steen
Foggy Bottom, Washington D.C.
|New Frontier 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
|Marble Codes: Robotic Sculpture from Garfagnana curated by Jon Isherwood
Giardino di Villa Strozzi, Florence, Italy
|The Real Thing curated by Jiayin Chen
Digiark, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
|+/- curated by George Fifield
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT
|Gilding The Lilycurated 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 Nowcurated by Chad Alligood and Don Bacigalupi
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
|IN/Out Sourcecurated by Douglas Lewis and Yamin Wang
Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
|The New Romanticscurated by Nicholas O’Brien, Katie Torn and Claudia Hart
Eyebeam Center for Art & Technology, New York, NY
|IM Material Artefactscurated by Sarah Younan
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK
|In Residence Colloquium: The Neighborscurated by Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud
American University Museum, Washington D.C.
bitforms gallery, New York, NY
|Child’s Playcurated by Mindy Solomon
Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
|artNOW DCcurated 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
|2011||Academy 2011curated by Jamie Smith & Leigh Conner
Conner Contemporary, Washington D.C.
|2009||Vox V curated by Ryan Trecartin & Larry Mangel,
Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
|2008||Digital Stone: eForm
Today Art Museum, Beijing & Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
|Visions in the Nunnery
The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
|2019||too good to be true, curated by MEER, _plek, Ghent, Belgium|
|2018||Extra/Ordinary, curated by Ceren and Irmak Arkman, Contemporary Istanbul: Plugin, Istanbul, Turkey|
|Dystopian Disco, Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hatwick, UK|
|In the Midst of the Inferno, presented by Arlington Arts, David M. Brown Planetarium, Arlington, VA|
|2017||Mental States, Ars Electronica Animation Festival, Linz, Austria|
|Variation Media Art Fair, curated by Dominique Moulon, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France|
|The Garden of Virtual Utopias, curated by Estela Oliva, Art Night Associate Programme, London, UK|
|I SEE International Video Art Festival, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany|
|2016||Posts From the Future, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany|
|2015||Jonathan Monaghan: Animated Worlds, PAF 2015, Olomouc, Czech Republic|
|Escape Pod, LOOP Barcelona, Hotel Catalonia Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain|
|Black Box 2.0, curated by Julia Fryett and Anne Couillaud, Seattle, WA|
|2014||East Gallery: Jonathan Monaghan, Angell Gallery, curated by Jamie Angell, Toronto, Canada|
|Hothouse Video Series: Jonathan Monaghan, Washington Project for the Arts, Capitol Skyline Hotel Washington D.C.|
|Spore Baroque commission, roBOT Festival 07, curated by Sarah Corona, Bologna, Italy|
|Moving Image Istanbul, presented by Curator’s Office, Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul, Turkey|
|Hyperculture, Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France|
|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|
|Office, commission, Denver Digerati: Friday Flash, curated by Ivar Zeile, Denver, CO|
|(De)constructing Space, Screen City, curated by Daniela Arriado & Mirjam Struppek, Stavanger, Norway|
|MIA: Lucid Streaming, curated by Alanna Simone, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA|
|I SEE International Video Art Festival, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China|
|Expanded Cinema: MultipliCity, commission, curated by Mona Kasara, Dallas Videofest, Dallas, TX|
|oh Internetz!, curated by Nora O’ Murchú, Glitch Festival, Run Computer Run, Dublin, Ireland|
|2012||High Definition, curated by Jonas Lund and Anika Schwarzlose, ProsumeThis, Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|2011||onedotzero_adventures in motion, BFI Southbank, London, UK|
|Anthropomorphlolz, San Francisco International Animation Festival, San Francisco, CA|
|GIRAF Animation Festival, Calgary, Canada|
|2010||Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA|
|Media Art, FILE Festival, Centro Cultural Fiesp, São Paulo, Brazil|
|2009||WPA: Experimental Media Series, curated by Kelly Gordon, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.|
|International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|2008||Sydney Underground Film Festival, Sydney, Australia|
|SIMULTAN04, Timisora, Romania|
|lectures, panels & workshops|
|2018||Fear, Myth, and Decadence in the Digital Age, Lecture. Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer Program, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, CO|
|2017||Jonathan Monaghan: Visitng Artist, Lecture. David A Walsh Arts & Sciences Seminar Series, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY|
|Auerbach Lecture Series: Jonathan Monaghan, Fear and Desire in the Digital Age, Lecture. Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT|
|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||From Pixel to Portrait: Sculpting the Figure with Digital Tools by Jonathan Monaghan, Workshop. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY|
|Jonathan Monaghan: Marscio Visiting Scholar in Emergent Digital Practices, Lecture. University of Denver, Denver, CO|
|2011||Emerging Directions in Video Art, Panel. Emerge Art Fair, Washington D.C.|
|3D Printing with artist Jonathan Monaghan, Workshop. U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program, U.S. Embassy/Dept. of State, Manama, Bahrain|
|Digital Craftsmanship, Panel. CAA 2011 Conference, New York, NY|
|2018||“Jonathan Monaghan: Utopia & Deceit ” Interview.
Louise Benson, Fall 2018, Elephant Magazine
|“What’s Right About The Wrong Biennale?” Review.
Chris Hampton, January 22, 2018, The New York Times
|2017||“Jonathan Monaghan: The Disco Beast” Review.
Alex A. Jones, December 13, 2017, The Brooklyn Rail
|“Disco Beast: Jonathan Monaghan at Bitforms Gallery” Review.
Ariana Akbari, December 4, 2017, Arte Fuse
|“A Guide to America’s Next Great Art Neighborhood” Review.
Julie Baumgardner, January 11, 2017, The New York Times Style Magazine
|2016||“Shiny fantasy worlds, undercut by body parts and company logos” Review.
Mark Jenkins, October 1, 2016, Washington Post
|“Art reveals a creative, historical side to Foggy Bottom neighborhood” Review.
Macy Freeman, July 14, 2016, Washington Post
|“What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week: Postmasters” Review.
Ken Johnson, February 25, 2016, The New York Times
|“‘SUSPENDED’, détours d’horizons ” Review.
Clémentine Mercier, February 7, 2016, Liberation
|2015||“Artists in ‘Gilding the Lily’ at Area 405 excavate the world through its shiny materials” Review.
Maura Callahan, July 29, 2015, Baltimore City Paper
|“Black Box 2.0: A Movable Festival in a City Too Busy for Art?” Review.
Brian Miller, May 26, 2015, Seattle Weekly
|“Ass You Like It: Jonathan Monaghan’s Playful Videos Go Deep” Review.
Jessica Dawson, April 15, 2015, The Village Voice
|“Tripping Through a Luxurious Post-Human Future” Review.
Benjamin Sutton, April 10, 2015, Hyperallergic
|“This Is What You Get When You Cross a Floating Island Mansion” Interview.
Matthew Caron, March 24, 2015, VICE
|2014||“The State of ‘State of the Art'” Review.
Peter Plagens, September 17, 2014, The Wall Street Journal
|“Is It Propaganda? Or Is It Political Art?: Alien Fanfare” Review.
Mark Jenkins, May 24, 2014, Washington Post
|“Monkey Town is a reinvention of dinner and theater for the digital age” Review.
Ray Mark Rinaldi, March 15, 2014, Denver Post
|2013||“PostPictures: A New Generation of Pictorial Structuralists” Article.
G. Roger Denson, December 13, 2013, The Huffington Post
|“Art Enters the third dimension” Article.
Julia Halperin, July, 2013, The Art Newspaper
|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 26, 2012, Washington Post
|“Jonathan Monaghan’s game blame” Review.
John Anderson, January 20, 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||“Famous scenes skewered with sparkle, high-def” Review.
Jessica Dawson, October 22, 2010, Washington Post
|“Older than youtube. Curator Laure Prouvost Explains Seven Years of tank.tv” Article.
Angela Ferraiolo, January 8, 2010, furtherfield.org
|awards & residencies|
|2017||Millay Colony for the Arts, Artist in Residence, NY|
|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|
|Seven Below Arts Initiative, Burlington City Arts, Artist in Residence, Burlington, VT|
|2009||Hamiltonian Fellowship, Hamiltonian Artists, Washington D.C.|