A low-residency, intensive year round program providing the conceptual, critical, historical, and practical knowledge needed to sustain a successful studio.

Jonathan VanDyke
Master Lecturer MFA, Bard College
Jonathan VanDyke is a visual artist based in New York City. In 2013-14 he presented the solo exhibitions Oltre l’oblio at 1/9unosunove in Rome, The Painter of the Hole at Scaramouche, New York, Traunitz at Loock Galerie in Berlin, Krisen og en Krise i en Skuespillerindes Liv, at Four Boxes Gallery, Denmark, Syrup of the Hand at Court Square Project Space, New York, and Stranger Suite, part of the I<3 Fire Island performance series in New York. Major performances include the forty-hour works The Long Glance at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo in 2011, With One Hand Between Us, part of Performa 2011, the biennial of performance art in New York City, and Obstructed View, commissioned by The Power Plant in Toronto. His durational performance work Cordoned Area, made for and with the dancer-couple David Rafael Botana and Bradley Teal Ellis, has appeared at The National Academy Museum, New York (2013), Vox Populi, Philadelphia (2012), and Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (2011). 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.

His work has been reviewed in many publications, including Art Forum, artforum.com, TimeOut New York, Art Papers, White Hot, The Buffalo News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, ATP Diary, and Artslant; features have appeared in Modern Painters, Art Review, and Critical Correspondence. His work has been included in group exhibitions at On Stellar Rays, the Islip Art Museum, Y Gallery, The Jewish Museum, Columbia University, and Abrons Arts Center, all in New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee; Luis de Jesus Los Angeles; Rutgers University New Jersey, University of Nevada, Texas State University, the University of Wolverhampton, England; and Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, among others. He has received grants from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and the Joan Mitchell Foundation, has served as a resident at Yaddo, New York, and at Qwatz Residency, Rome; as an Emerging Artist Fellow at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, and as a Visiting Artist Fellow at The University of Chicago, The University of Pittsburgh, Illinois State University, and Krabbesholm Art Academy, Denmark.

In 2015 VanDyke will present a series of new performances at Storm King Art Center, and in 2016 his work will be the subject of a survey exhibition at The Sheldon Art Museum in Lincoln.