Crit Lab Critic & Presenter
Jonathan VanDyke is a visual artist based in New York City. Recent solo exhibitions have appeared at 1/9unosunove in Rome, Loock Galerie Berlin, Tops Gallery in Memphis, Four Boxes Gallery in Denmark, and Scaramouche in New York. Recent solo performances and commissions have appeared at The Columbus Museum in Georgia, Storm King Art Center, Este Arte in Uruguay, The Power Plant in Toronto, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, The National Academy Museum in New York, and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. His work has been featured in many group exhibitions, including the upcoming Queer Abstraction, a major survey opening at The Des Moines Art Center in June.
His work has been widely reviewed in publications, including Art Forum, TimeOut New York, Art Papers, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Modern Painters, Art Review, The Buffalo Review, and Creative Correspondence. VanDyke received his MFA from The Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College. He did post-baccaulareate study at the Glasgow School of Art and The University of Glasgow as a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow. He also studied at The Atlantic Center for the Arts (where he was mentored by artist Paul Pfeiffer), and The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Residencies include Yadoo in New York and The Hans Scharoun House at Ferdinand Moller Foundation, Germany. He has received grants from The Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Fund, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Change Inc., Artist's Fellowship Inc., and The Haven Foundation.
He has been a faculty fellow at The University of Chicago, Illinois State University, The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for International Studies, and Krabbesholm Academy in Denmark. He designs and leads collaborative painting and performance workshops that have been presented at many institutions internationally. Upcoming workshops will appear at Mt. Holyoke College, Dickinson College, and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. He currently serves on the faculty of both the Low-Residency and Pig iron Theatre/Devised Performance MFA programs at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Jonathan is available for private critiques.