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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
2014 "Dauphin 007"
Angell Gallery, East Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  "Alien Fanfare"
Curator’s Office, Washington D.C.
  "Hot House Video Series: Jonathan Monaghan"
Washington Project for the Arts, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington D.C.
2013 "Robot Ninja" curated by Sarah Laing
Market Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 "Rainbow Narcosis"
Artisphere, Arlington, VA
  "Sacrifice of the Mushroom Kings"
Curator’s Office, Washington D.C.
2011 "Dauphin 007"curated by Adriane Little
Atrium Gallery, Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2010 "Life Tastes Good In Disco Heaven"
Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington D.C.
2009 "Calling All Angels"
Atopia, Oslo, Norway
   
awards & residencies
2013 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant, New York, NY
  Culturia, Artist in Residence, Berlin, Germany
  University of Denver, Marscio Visiting Scholar in Emergent Digital Practices, Denver, CO
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.
   
select screenings
2014 roBOT Festival 07, commission, "Spore Baroque" curated by Sarah Corona, Bologna, Italy
  FACT, "SciFi Shorts" curated by The Royal Standard & Outcasting, Liverpool, UK
  Rencontres Internationales, video library, 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 Art Fair, 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
  Armory Center for the Arts, "Lucid Streaming" curated by Alanna Simone, Pasadena, CA
  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
  Scope Basel "A Light at the End of the Tunnel" curated by Lee Wells, Basel, Switzerland
  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
   
group exhibitions
2014 "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now"curated by Chad Alligood and Don Bacigalupi
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
  "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
  "AW Projects"curated by Daria Shapiro
Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
2010 "Confluence" curated by Walter Kravitz
George Mason University, Fairfax VA
  "Mixology II" curated by Andrea Pollan
Curator’s Office, Washington D.C.
  "Show IV"
MMX Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  "MISC Video & Performance"
NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY
  "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
   
lectures, panels & workshops
2014 "Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Visiting Artist: 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 "Consumer to Content Producer" Lecture. Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
  "From Pixel to Portrait: Sculpting the Figure with Digital Tools" Workshop. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2012 "Met3D: Hackathon" Participant. 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.
  "Digital Futures" Lecture. Ravensbourne College, London, UK
  "Digital Craftsmanship" Panel. CAA 2011 Conference, New York, NY
2010 "Artist Talk: Jonathan Monaghan" Lecture. New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
2008 "Autodesk Digital Stone Seminar" Panel. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
   
catalogues & publications
2013 "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
2012 "NEWSFEED: Anonymity & Social Media in African Revolutions and Beyond" Catalogue. pp. 35
MoCADA, Jessica L. Moore & Nelson Nance, December, 2012
2011 "MMX – One Year One Book" Catalogue.
Jonathan Gröger, Rebecca Loyche, May, 2011
2010 "Konsens:Nonsens" Catalogue. pp.109. UAMO Festival, October, 2010
   
press
2014 "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
  "The week’s best festivals: Bushwick Open Studios 2012" Preview.
Sloan Rollins, May 30th, 2012, TimeOut NY
  "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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