October – November 2013
Resident at qwatz contemporary art platform from the 29th of October to 12th of November, Jonathan VanDyke is a visual artist based in New York City. VanDyke received an MFA in Sculpture from Bard College in 2005, attended the Skowhegan School in 2008, and in 2007 attended the Atlantic Center for the Arts, where he was mentored by the artist Paul Pfeiffer. Recent solo projects include The Long Glance at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, With One Hand Between Us part of Performa 2011 in New York City, and The Painter of the Hole at Scaramouche, NY, 2013. In December 2011 he mounted a new performance and installation, commissioned by The Power Plant in Toronto as part of their exhibition Coming After. His durational performance work Cordoned Area has appared at The National Academy Museum of New York (2013), Vox Populi in Philadelphia (2012) and Socrates Sculpture Park in New York (2011). His work has appeared in group exhibitions at the Islip Art Museum, Y Gallery, On Stellar Rays, Columbia University and PS122, all in New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee; Luis de Jesus, Los Angeles; Rutgers University, University of Nevada, Texas State University, and University of Wolverhampton, England; and Exile Gallery, Berlin, among others.
During his residency, VanDyke develops his previous research on the cinema director Michelangelo Antonioni and presents the performance ‘Self Portrait as My Mother, as an Actress, as a Painter, as a Stranger’ at 1/9unosunove gallery in Rome.
The residency is sponsored by 1/9unosunove gallery in Rome.
Image: Jonathan VanDyke, ‘Self portrait as my mother, as an actress, as a painter, as a stranger’, performance, 1/9 unosunove Gallery, Rome.