Biography

Jon Elliott (b. 1974) is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY.  He studied Drawing/Painting at Georgia State University in Atlanta, receiving a BFA degree in 1999 and followed that up with an MFA in Painting/Printmaking from RISD in 2001.  Since moving to NY in 2001, Jon has been included in many group shows and has had several solo shows displaying works in a variety of mediums, but focused mainly on painting. 

Selected group shows include "Waterlogged," at Transmitter in Brooklyn, curated by Rob de Oude, "Somewhere In-Between" at ArtHelix in Brooklyn, curated by Julie McKim, "Trajectories" at Van Der Plas Gallery, NY, curated by Debra Drexler, "Paper Band" at Jason McCoy Gallery, NY, "Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture" at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago, "Nature Interrupted" at the Chelsea Museum NY, "From Our Living Room To Yours" at Goff+Rosenthal-Berlin, and SIGGRAPH Asia in Yokahama, Japan.  Jon has also participated in group shows at White Box, NY, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, NY, Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, SC, National Arts Club, NY, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, Eyedrum in Atlanta, Wooster Arts Space, NY, and was included in "After Matisse/Picasso" at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.  In 2010 Jon participated in the Edward Albee Foundation residency. Jon has been featured in Esquire Magazine, and has had shows reviewed in the Brooklyn Rail,The Reading Eagle, Artweek Magazine, NY Arts Magazine, New York Artworld Magazine, Artcritical.com, New York Press, and The Atlanta journal and Constitution.

 

Selected solo shows include "Parity Time," at The Royal, Brooklyn, NY.  "The Pursuit of Happiness," Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA.  "Continental Drift," 31GRAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.  "On the Outlands of Empire," 31GRAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.