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EDUCATION
M.F.A. 1973 Rhode Island School of Design
B.F.A. 1971 Philadelphia College of Art


SITE SPECIFIC COMMISSIONS
“Gaze”, Providence, RI, 2010.
“Bloom”, Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco, 2010.
“After All”, Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR, 2010.
“Following Ruth”, Wheeler School, Seekonk, MA 2008.
"Pulse", University of Central Florida, Orlando, 2007.
"X,Y,Z", Wolf School, East Providence, 2007.
"Mirth", Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 2007.
"Sign", AS220, Providence, RI 2007.
Denver Convention Center, Denver, CO, 2005.
"Gathering", S. Anchorage High School, Anchorage, AK, 2004.
"Blue Pearls", Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Chazan, 2004.
"Conversation", Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT, 2005.
"Metamorphosis", Rhode Island College, 2000.
"Nashua Street Park", with Halvorson Associates, Boston, MA, 2004.
"Twin", Fidelity Management, Smithfield, RI 1999
"Facing", AS220 Building, Providence, RI 1999
"At Rest", Harcourt General Corp. Headquarters, Chestnut Hill, MA 1995
"Triple Inversion", Fidelity Investments, London, England, 1995
"Double Spiral", Newport Art Museum, 1992
"Stationary Sphere", Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Chazan, 1992
"Gyre", Brown University, David Winton Belle Gallery, 1991
"Skimmer", DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 1990
"Threesome", Babson College, Wellesley, MA, 1989
"Twin Cones",Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR, 1989
"Suspended Works", Marshal Field, Chicago1985


COLLECTIONS
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
The Longhouse Foundation, East Hampton, NY
List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
Witchita State University
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Detroit Museum of Arts, Detroit, MI
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, DC
American Craft Museum, New York
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
Babson College, Wellesley, MA
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Western Oregon State University, Monmouth, OR
Marshall Fields, Chicago
Fidelity Investments, London, England
Harcourt General Corporation, Chestnut Hill, MA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Ellen Miller Gallery, Boston, MA 2013
5 Traverse Gallery, Providence, RI 2009
Gallery C, New Haven, CT 2005
"Front Pockets", Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 2001-2002
Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI 2006
Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI, 1998
M.C. Ginsberg Gallery, Iowa City, 2002, 1999, 1996
Peter Joseph Gallery, 1995, 1993, 1992
Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, 1991
Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI, 2003, 1995, 1991
Brendan Walter Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 1990
Newport Art Museum Survey Exhibition, Newport, RI 1993
Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, 1991
Heller Gallery, New York, 1989, 1987
Hokin Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, 1991, 1989
Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 1989, 1987, 1986
B.Z. Wagman Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 1988
Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1990, 1986, 1984
Convergence Gallery, New York, 1984, 1983, 1981


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Everyday Things” curated by Judith Tannenbaum, RISD Museum 2012
“Recasting the Loving Cup” Newport Art Museum 2012
“Networks 2008”, Newport Art Museum 2008
"Recent Acquisitions", Newport Museum of Art, 2001
"Larger Than Life", Galleria Mesa, Mesa, AZ 2000
"Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture", Curated by Rachael
Rosenfield LaFo, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 1999
Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, 1996, 1994, 1991
Carnegie Museum of Art, curated by Sarah Nichols, Pittsburgh, 1993
Pritam & Eames, East Hampton, NY, 1992, 1991, 1990
"Objects Contemporains", Musée Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, 1989
Neilson Gallery, Boston, 1990
Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, 1991, 1989, 1988
Bellas Artes Gallery, Sante Fe, NM, 1989, 1988
Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI, 1997, 1989, 1988
"Form Beyond Function", Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL, 1986
American Craft Museum Inaugural Exhibition, New York, 1986
"Contemporary Visions", Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 1985
"A Case for Boxes", Rhode Island School of Design,
Museum of Art, 1980


BIBLIOGRAPHY
East Side, Martina Windels, 2009
Sculpture Magazine, Marty Carlock, June, 2002
Artist Book "Front Pockets" published by Rhode Island School of
Design Museum, Afterword by Judith Tannenbaum 2001
Boston Globe, Christene Temin, January 9, 2002
Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclin, November 22, 2001
Sculpture Magazine, Lori Wallace, June, 2001
Sculpture Matazine, April, 2001
Catalog, "Jonathan Bonner, New Work", essay by
Eleanor Heartney, Peter Joseph Gallery, 1992
Metalsmith Magazine, Karen Chambers, Winter, 1996
Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclin, May 28, 1993


GRANTS
LEF Foundation Project Grant, 1998
City of Providence Arts Project Grant, 1998
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Project Grant, 1998, 1990
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1988, 1976Rhode Island
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship, 1987