Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY






Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME



MFA, Sculpture, Milton Avery Graduate School of Bard College, NY



Post-graduate fellowship in studio art and the history of art, The Glasgow School of Art & The University of Glasgow, Scotland



BA, Honors in Art, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA





Traunitz, Loock Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm, Skive, Denmark

The Painter of the Hole, Scaramouche, NY
Beyond Oblivion, Galleria 1/9unosunove, Rome, Italy
Oltre l'oblio, Unosunove Galleria, Rome
Syrup of the Hand, curated by Daisy Nam, Court Square Project Space, Long Island City, NY
Cordoned Area (v.3), Performance, National Academy Museum, New York

Cordoned Area (v.2), Performance, Vox Populi, Philadelphia


With One Hand Between Us, a Performa 11 program at Scaramouche, NY

The Long Glance, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY



The Irrigated Husband, fivesevendelle, Boston, MA



The Hole in the Palm of Your Hand, Scaramouche, NY

Gloved Impediment, HQ, Brooklyn, NY



What It Feels Like, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, NY

The Salon of the Covered Bride, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY



New Objects In Progress, Great Hall Gallery, University of Chicago, IL



Timing and Been, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA




The Armory Show, New York, with Loocke Gallery, Berlin

Répétition Générale, 1/9unosunove, Rome 



Playlist, National Academy Museum, New York

NO NAME, On Stellar Rays, New York

From Here to There, Stedman Galleries, Rutgers University, NJ

The Road, Luis de Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Do it (outside), Socrates Sculpture Park, New York

Initial Contractions, Performance with Bethany Ides, Knockdown Center, New York



Gli amori difficili, Scaramouche, NY

Drawing from Performance, curated by Becky Kinder, 92Y Tribeca Galleries, NY

Painting Bitten by a Man, dual exhibition with Brian Kokoska, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Searching for a Character, Part 1, Agape Enterprise, Brooklyn, NY



Coming After, The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario

Growing Together, Miguel Abreu Gallery & Neiman Galleries, Columbia University, New York

SubStainability, curated by Mary Mikel Stump & Andy Campbell, Galleries at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Skowhegan Performs, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston



Lush Life, curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez Chahoud, Y Gallery, New York

Half a Self (a cave dweller), project space at the former St. Cecilia’s Convent, New York



Like a Moth to a Flame,The Exile, Berlin, Germany

A Momentary Fantasy, curated by David Everitt Howe, Scaramouche c/o Fruit & Flower Deli, New York

The Buskwick Biennial, NurtureArt and Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY

Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

I Like Winners: Sport and Selfhood, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV



Weekend Without Make-Up, curated by Jeffrey Walkowiak, PS122 Gallery, New York

Artists Respond to Louise Nevelson, a documentary with interview and images of recent works as part of Louise Nevelson retrospective, The Jewish Museum, New York

Usufruct, curated by Seth Nehil, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Investigating Secret Psychological Spaces, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

The Armory Show, Socrates Sculpture Park booth, New York



Frisbee, Art Basel Miami; travels to Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Casting Off: Gender Exploration Down South, University of Texas, Austin, TX



2005 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Projects 05, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

The Prophets, with Matthew Morgan, Galapagos Art Space, New York



Connect the Dots, curated by David Dempewolf and Scott Rigby, Columbia University, New York

The Warm Weather is Holding, Bard Exhibition Center, New York

Strike 2, BaseKamp, Philidelphia



Strike, curated by Gavin Wade, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK






Visiting Artist in Residence, Krabbesholm Academy of Art, Denmark

Qwatz Residency Program, Rome, Italy


Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY


Order of the Third Bird residency, Mildred’s Lane, PA

Panelist, Tree Time, with PearlDamour, The Kitchen, New York



Mid-Atlantic Foundation for the Arts, Artists & Communities Fellow, York, PA



Mentorship with Paul Pfeiffer, Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, New York

Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Visiting artist in residence, Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, IL



Special Faculty in Cultural Studies, The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for International Studies, Pittsburgh, PA

Visiting Faculty Fellow, Department of Visual Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL



Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY



Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship






A Guided Meditation, video with sound, collaboration with Julianne Swartz for Transgressor magazine

Shirtology, reperformance of a Jerome Bel work with Chelsea Knight, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York


Eurydice and Orpheus, book project with poet Temple Cone, Pudding House Pubblications, Columbus, OH



City-wide poster project, collaboration with Gedi Sibony, curated by Sal Randolph, The Free Biennial, New York


Let’s Get to Work.  Artist/curator with Gavin Wade

25 artist-participants from Europe and the US contribute ideas and works towards the building of an ideal city and re-building the museum space as a 'laboratory', University of the Arts and Base Kamp, Philadelphia, PA & Susquehanna Art Museum, PA. 






"Interview with Jonathan VanDyke," by J.Louise Makary, Critical Correspondence, April 2

"Jonathan VanDyke at Loock Galerie," by Hannah Schraven,, January 21



"The New World Order: Jonathan Van Dyke at unosunove," by Carmen Stolfi, ATP Diary, October 19

“Jonathan VanDyke: Beyond Oblivion,” by Elena Basparri, Drome Magazine, October 13

“Reviews: Jonathan VanDyke’s The Painter of the Hole,” Time Out New York, May 1

"Jonathan VanDyke: Oltre l'oblio," by Nicola Gerundina,, October

"Which of These Things is Not Like the Others?" by Dan Peyton, Art Vetting, July 2

Transgressor Magazine Issue 3, Guest Edited by Igor Siddiqui, Video Contribution

Pocket Notes Issue 2, Contributer, June

"Jonathan VanDyke in Conversation with Gene VanDyke," with a portfolio of works in Fabrik, edited by Lisa Williams, published by Court Square Project Space, New York



“Coming After at the Power Plant,” by Gabrielle Moser,

“Man Bites Painting at Vox Populi,” by Edie Newhall, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 24

“Hot, Wet Paint,” by Katherine Rochester, Philadelphia Weekly, June 13

“History Brought Forward: How the early days of AIDS Shaped today’s emerging queer artists,” by Amanda Chen, Canada’s Gay and Lesbian News, February 1

“Coming After: queer time, arriving too late and the spectre of the recent past,” by Jon Davies. Exhibition catalog, published by The Power Plant, Toronto

“Painting Bitten by a Man at Vox Populi,” by Edward Epstein, Art Papers, September

“Silent, Focused, Unwavering: Jonathan VanDyke the Normal Queer,” by Lisa Liebmann, in Painting Bitten by a Man, exhibition catalog, with additional essays by Andrew Suggs and Christopher Eamon, published by Vox Populi, Philadelphia


“Performa 2011: TONY Picks,” Time Out NY, October 24

“Jonathan VanDyke’s Top Ten Films,” Performa Magazine, November 1

“Taking a Stand, 8 Hours at a stretch, for ‘Convergence’” by Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News, (review of solo exhibition and interview), May 29

“Action: Watching the Watcher” by Sal Randolph, Word Object, June 3

“Petite Mort: Recollections of a Queer Public”, by Carlos Motta and Joshua Lubin-Levy, contributing artist



“Jonathan VanDyke,” by Michael Wilson, Art Forum, January 2010

“Changing of the Garde,” by Rachel Wolff, Art + Auction, January 2010

“Drama Unfolds in York’s Abandoned Buildings,” by Erin McCracken, York Daily Record, June 8

“Decorating With Grey,” Real Simple Magazine, October



“Introducing: Jonathan VanDyke,” by Joseph Wolin, Modern Painters, April

“Jonathan VanDyke at Scaramouche,” by Marco Antonini, review, Whitehot Magazine, October 2009

“Jonathan VanDyke at Scaramouche,” by Joseph Wolin, exhibition pick and review, Time Out New York, September 24-30, 2009

“See Here Now,” by Rachel Wolff, New York magazine, October 12, 2009

“The Bushwick Biennial,” by James Kalm, The Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2009

“Art at Northside: Jonathan VanDyke at HQ,” by Benjamin Sutton, the L Magazine

“Paint by Plumbers,” by Trong Nguyen, exhibition pick and review, Artslant, May

“Jonathan VanDyke: Gloved Impediment,” by Trent Morse, exhibition pick and review,Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, May/June 2009   

“Take a Look at ‘…the Mind’s Eye’ at Slein,” by Ivy Cooper, The St. Louis Beacon, June 22nd, 2009



“The Get: Jonathan VanDyke for Artware Editions,” The New York Times Style Magazine, Fall

“Jonathan VanDyke: What It Feels Like,” by Mara Gladstone, University of Rochester Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, essay in pamphlet accompanying exhibition

“VanDyke elicits inspiration from the ordinary,” by Sam Lewis, The Campus Times, University of Rochester, NY

“Jonathan VanDyke opens Austin Thomas’ Pocket Utopia,” review,

“Jonathan VanDyke at Pocket Utopia,”






Contributing Artist, Transgressor No 3

Contributing Artist, Pockets Notes


“Julianne Swartz,” essay in retrospective catalogue How Deep is Your, published by Scottsdale Museum of Art and deCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden


“The Long Glance,” essay n Switch On, the online magazine of The Power Plant, Toronto



Gloved Impediment, Artist’s Project for Drain Magazine

“Paqualina Azzarella,” Joy magazine, New York



“Looking At Art in a Time of War,” Pennsylvania Governor’s School Journal, University of Pittsburgh, PA



“Keep the Link:  A Discussion Between Julianne Swartz and Jonathan VanDyke,” interview, FO_A_RM (New York)

“Surface Tension,” (photographs + text), Shifter magazine, New York



“I’m Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century,” catalog essay,

Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA 

“Grace Hartigan Interviewed by Jonathan VanDyke,” interview in exhibition catalog, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA