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JONATHAN DURHAM

Born in Lynchburg, VA.
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

MFA, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
BA, Studio Art, BA Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2017 PLAYA, Summer Lake, Oregon
2016 Bemis Artist Residency, Omaha, NE, summer 2016.
2012-13 SHIFT, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY
2011 Recess, Inc. New York, NY.
2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship: Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
2005-07 CORE Artist in Residence Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2007 Shortlist Finalist, Artpace Residency, San Antonio, TX
2006 Guest Slide Lecture: Contemporary Art Museum, Houston
2006 Hunting Prize Finalist, Houston, TX
2005 Guest Lecture: University of Virginia Art Dept.
2000 Artsbridge Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles
1998 Aunspaugh 5th Year Fellowship, 1 year studio & stipend, University of Virginia

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2017 Astral Oil, Global Family, Jonathan Durham and Rindon Johnson, The Java Project, Brooklyn, NY curated by Sorry Archive

2017 Jonathan Durham 01, Luke Glanton Gallery, Amsterdam, NY (June 15 - Aug 31)

2011 Them That Believe, Recess, New York.

2011 Jim’s Tail On The Head (performance), Recess/Kidd­Yellin, September 24, 2011

2006 Where Is Thy Sting?: New Sculpture and Video, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2005 Cyrus (The Younger)/Zero Degree Monumentality, Old Nature Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2005 New Sculpture & Video, Fayerweather Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 BAM Presents, The Alan Gala Brooklyn, NY

2017 Material Art Fair, Mexico City

2016 Bindle, organized by Sorry Archive, Orgy Park, Brooklyn NY

2015 From Now On (Anymore) A sculpture exhibition that documents negative space, misinformation, and lost time, organized by Sorry Archive

2013 IN GOD WE TRUST, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw. Curated by Maria Brewinska

2013 Videorover 5 at Press Street, New Orleans and indieScreen Cinema, Brooklyn, NY Curated by Rachel Steinberg.

2013 WHAT POSSESSED YOU, curated by George Terry, Fowler Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2013 “Thanks” curated by Adam Parker Smith, Lu Magnus Gallery, NY

2011 Parts and Labor, Abrons Arts Center, NYC, NY

2011 MRE Tomorrow (performance) December 16, 2011 Abrons Arts Center, NYC, NY

2011 Jim’s Tail On The Head (performance), University of Virginia, Ruffin Gallery, VA

2011 Touched By Virginia – Sculpture from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship: Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

2010 Gimme Shelter, Mixed Greens Gallery, NYC, NY

2009 2nd Harvest, selected video screenings curated by Ana Wolovick, Michael Stickrod & Michel Auder, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Learning By Doing: 25 Years of the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Part II) curated by Allison de Lima Greene, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2009 Buffet—All You Can Eat Video, in partnership with DiverseWorks and Aurora Picture show, DiverseWorks flickerlounge, Houston, TX

2008 Outpost, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX

2008 Houston Area Exhibit, Curated by Claudia Schmuckli, Blaffer Gallery Houston, TX

2008 Material Culture, Curated by Frances Colpitt, CAA Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX

2007 New American Talent, The Twenty­Second Exhibition, Curated by Anne Ellegood, Arthouse at The Jones Center, Austin, TX

2007 Core Artist in Residence Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2006 Drawing/Inside Out, Curated by Michelle White, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2006 Core Artist in Residence Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2004 Lucky 13, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2003 Last Tango, Fayerweather Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2001 Library Project, (organized by Bea Schlingelhoff), Galerie fur Gegenwartskunst, Bremen, Germany

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
From Now On (Anymore) Sorry Archive exhibition catalogue. Brooklyn, NY 2015
Simblist, Noah. “Material Culture” Art Lies, issue 58 (July 2008), illus.
Schmuckli, Claudia, Houston Area Exhibition Catalog, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX 2008
Collpitt, Francis. “Material Culture Exhibition Catalog” Fort Worth, TX 2008
Bhatnagar, Priya. “Husks of Men” Core Artist in Residence Catalog. 2007

SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2016 Ryan Foerster: UNDERWROUGHT AN DE RE, Abrons, NY
2015 HOW TO TELL IF YOUR KRILL OIL SUPPLEMENTS ARE RIPPING YOU OFF, Abrons, NY
2014 GALERÍA PERDIDA: NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU PUSH THE ENVELOPE, IT’LL STILL BE
STATIONERY, Abrons, NY

2013 GUTS, co-curated with George Terry, Abrons Arts Center, NY
2012 Ian Pedigo, Eyes Fixed Upon Pictures, Abrons Arts Center, NY.
2012 Systemic Risk, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Rick Cary, CREDO, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2010 Daniel Bejar, Get Lost, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2009 Jayson Keeling, Behind The Green Door, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2009 Insurance is Not Always Assured, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2008 Insurance is Not Always Assured, SkyDive Project Space, Houston, TX
2008 Book Review - OCTAGON, Modern Painters Magazine, March ’08 pg 90-91