Jonathan Allen works in painting, collage, video, and performance. He holds a B.A. in Visual Arts / Art History from Columbia University, and in New York has exhibited at Lu Magnus, PS122, Exit Art, Socrates Scultpure Park, Artists Space, Bravin Lee, Caren Folden, Oliver Kamm, and BRIC Gallery. He has participated in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)’s Workspace, Process Space, and Swing Space residency programs, the Bronx Museum of Art’s Artist in the Marketplace program, and has been awarded residencies at the Bogliasco Foundation in Italy, Cill Rialaig in Ireland, Blue Mountain Center, and Micro Art Space. A recipient of grants from the Pollock-Krasner, Chenven, Puffin, George Sugarman foundations and Brooklyn Arts Council. He frequently collaborates with poets and performers, recently appearing in Joanna Kotze’s FIND YOURSELF HERE at Baryshnikov Arts Center, and is currently working on ABOUT A MINUTE, a series of short videos with New York poets, and FOUNDERS, a series of pop-up performances at NYC contemporary art museums.
Allen is the On-Site Assistant at LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island, a position in which an artist receives studio space in exchange for working with LMCC on-site.
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