born 1986, Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY, USA
2011 University of Maryland, MFA
2008 New York Institute of Technology, BFA
awards & residencies
DC Commission on the Arts & Humani ties, Artist Fellowship Program, Washington D.C.
Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant, New York, NY
Culturia, Art ist in Residence, Berlin, Germany
Yaddo, Artist in Residence, Saratoga Springs, NY
U.S. Speaker and Special ist Program, U.S. Embassy/Dept.of State, Manama, Bahrain
MakerBot Industries, Art ist in Residence, New York, NY
Seven Below Arts Initiative, Burlington City Arts, Artist in Residence, Burlington, VT
So Hamiltonian Fellowship, Hamiltonian Artists, Washington D.C.
Experimental Media Prize, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.
bitforms gallery, New York, NY
“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.
“Robot Ninja” curated by Sarah Laing
Market Gal lery, Glasgow, UK
“Sacrifice of the Mushroom Kings”
Curator's Office, Washington D.C.
“Life Tastes Good In Disco Heaven”
Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington D.C.
“Calling All Angels”
Atopia, Oslo, Norway
“+/- ” 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
“ IN/Out Source” curated by Douglas Lewis and Yamin Wang
Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
“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.
bit forms Gallery, New York, NY
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, Chester town, MD
“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
“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
“Confluence” curated by Walter Kravitz
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
MMX Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“X by Y: Digital Art in 2010”
The A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina , Pembroke, NC
“Vox V” curated by Larry Mangel & Ryan Trecartin
Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
“Digital Stone –eForm”
Today Art Museum, Beijing & Shanghai Doulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
“Visions in the Nunnery” curated by Tessa Garland and Cinzia Cremona
The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
Video Art Channel Launch, Soho House, curated by Daniela Arriado, Berlin, Germany
LOOP Barcelona, Hotel Catalonia Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain
Black Box 2.0, curated by Julia Fryett and Anne Couillaud, Seattle, WA
Les Rencont res Internationales, “Hyperculture” Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
Cardiff Contemporary, The Beuys Pavilion, curated by EMP Projects, Cardiff, UK
PAF 13th Festival of Film Animation, “Humor ” curated by Nicholas O'Brien, Olomouc, Czech Rep.
Moving Image Istanbul, Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul , Turkey
roBOT Festival 07, “Spore Baroque” Commission, curated by Sarah Corona, Bologna, Italy
FACT, “SciFi Shorts” curated by The Royal Standard & Outcasting, Liverpool, UK
Public Art Screens, i/o/lab Center of Future Arts, curated by Hege Tapio, Stavanger, Norway
Monkeytown 4, curated by Montgomery Knott, Denver , CO
Moving Image London, 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
Dallas Videofest , “Expanded Cinema: MultipliCity” public art curated by Mona Kasara, Dallas, TX
Armory Center for the Arts, “MIA: 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
ProsumeThis w/ Netherlands Media Art Institute - "High Definition" 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
Anthology Film Archives, “Literati Film Festival” New York, NY
BFI Southbank, “onedotzero_adventures in motion” London, UK
San Francisco International Animation Festival, “Anthropomorphlolz” San Francisco, CA
GIRAF Animation Festival, Calgary, Canada
4Culture / e4c, “Loving You Is Cherry Pie” publicart screening, Seattle, WA
Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, MA
“Dauphin 007”, Atrium Gallery, Frostic School of Art , Western Michigan Universi ty, Kalamazoo, MI
FILE Festival, “Media Art” Centro Cultural Fiesp, São Paulo, Brazi l
Hirshhorn Museum, “WPA: Experimental Media Series” curated by Kelly Gordon, Washington D.C.
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sydney Underground Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
lectures, workshops & panels
“Art Ownership in the Digital Age: Perceptions on the art object” Panel.
Transmediale 2015, Vorspiel, berlinerpool, Berlin
“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
“Consumer to Content Producer ” Lecture. Glasgow School of Art , Glasgow Scotland
“Jonathan Monaghan: Marscio Visiting Scholar in Emergent Digital Practices”, Lecture.
University of Denver, Denver, CO
“From Pixel to Portrait " 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
“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
"Autodesk Digital Stone Seminar" Panel. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
catalogues & publications
& Magazine, “Gam[ing] Issue” Volume 2
Tel Aviv, Israel December 2014.
“Metaverse Creativity: Special Issue, The New Romantics” Volume 3 Issue 1-2, Journal .
Intellect Ltd. Bristol, UK, October 2014. ISSN 2040-3550
“Jonathan Monaghan: embezzling the (un)real ” Catalogue.
Text by Sarah Corona & Jeremy Couillard. Curator's Of fice, Washington D.C. October 2013
“NEWSFEED: Anonymity & Social Media in African Revolutions and Beyond” Catalogue. pp. 35
MoCADA, Jessica L. Moore & Nelson Nance, December, 2012
“MMX – One Year One Book” Catalogue.
Jonathan Gröger , Rebecca Loyche, May, 2011
“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” Interview.
Matthew Caron, March 24th, 2015, Vice
“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
“PostPictures: A New Generation of Pictorial Structural ists” Art icle.
G. Roger Denson, December 13th, 2013, Huffington Post
“Art enters the third dimension” Article.
Julia Halperin, July 23rd, 2013, The Art Newspaper
"3D printing can make everyone a designer " Feature.
Mark Jenkins, March 15th, 2013, Washington Post
"Kijken kijken, niet kopen (Look, but do not buy)" Review.
Julia Geerlings, December , 2012, Metropolis M
“Jonathan Monaghan twists video games in exhibit 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
“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
“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” Profile.
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
“Architecture of Fantasy” Interview.
Roberta Fallon, October 1st, 2009, theartblog.org
“Vox V Visions” Review.
Roberta Fallon, July, 2009, Philadelphia Weekly