Born 1975, lives and works in New York City


1997     Columbia College, Columbia University
             Bachelor of Arts Visual Arts/Art History


2016     Maelstrom, FiveMyles, Brooklyn
2015     Ransack, This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn
2014     North Coast, Micro Art Space, Cleveland, Ohio
             The Etcetera Zone, Sadoff Art Center, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
2013     Loading, Lu Magnus, New York
2012     Through the Vanishing Point, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, New York    
2011      Explore Thyself, Lu Magnus, New York
2010     Jonathan Allen, Real Arte, Sant’Elpidio, Italy
2009    Terminal Daydream. GO NORTH, Beacon, New York    


2016     BRIC Biennial, Brooklyn
             Doppelnamer, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York
2015     The Artist's Studio, BRIC, Brooklyn
2014     Le Show des Amis, SHOWROOM Gowanus, Brooklyn
2013     No Sun Without Shadow, Lu Magnus, New York
2012     100 Little Deaths, Bravin Lee Programs, New York
             In What Distant Deeps or Skies, Lu Magnus, New York
             Six Former LMCC Residents, Sentry Centers, New York
2011      The Pleasure’s All Mine, Lu Magnus, New York
             Borders and Frontiers, Oakland University Art Gallery, Detroit
2010     L’inaugurazione del Nuovo. Real Arte, Sant’Elpidio, Italy
             Liminal Space. The Lay-Up, Brooklyn
             Natural Renditions. 143 Reade, New York
              Haiti: Beyond Mountains there are Mountains.  Art for Change, New York
2009    Human Nature Machine. Wonderland Art Space, Copenhagen
              O! Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, New York
              Fortress to Solitude. 245 Boerum, Brooklyn New York
              New York, NY. Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York
2008    The Brand New Deal. Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
             Waste not Want not. Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
             A Wrinkle in Time. Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
             Against Nature. Kent Place Gallery, Summit, New Jersey
2007    The World is Yours. Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York
             Evolve Dissolve. GO NORTH Gallery, Beacon, New York
             Art for Obama. Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn
             Polished & Loud. Maiden, Brooklyn
2006    Radiant. Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
              Headlines. Pierro Gallery. South Orange, New Jersey
2005    Traffic. Exit Art, New York
             Sub-version. PS 122, New York
             Project Diversity. Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn
             Explosivo! Staygold Gallery, Brooklyn
              Politics as Usual. Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
2004    The Presidency. Exit Art, New York
              Pierogi a Go-Go. Pierogi, Brooklyn
2003    Americana. West Side Gallery, New York
             Founders Day. Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, New York
             Digital Slide Show. Artists Space, New York
2002    Artists in the Marketplace. Group exhibition. Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, New York
             Brooklyn! Tomoya Saito Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
             In Response. Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah, Georgia
2001     At Issue...Queens Theatre in the Park. Queens, New York
2000    The Portents are Good. ABC No Rio, New York
1999     A New American Landscape. 114 Forrest, Brooklyn


2015          Puffin Foundation Grant
                  Brooklyn Arts Council Grant
2014          Chenven Foundation Grant
                  Cill Rialaig Residency, Ireland
2013          Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship, Liguria Study Center, Italy
2012          Blue Mountain Center
2009-10    LMCC Workspace Residency
2008         Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
                  LMCC Swingspace Residency
2005         BCAT/Rotunda Gallery Residency
2004         George Sugarman Foundation Grant
                  Julia & David White Artist Colony. Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
2003         Puffin Foundation Grant
                  Manhattans Graphic Center Scholarship
2002         22nd Artist in the Marketplace Program
                  Rotunda Gallery Curatorial Initiative Finalist
1997          Louise Sudler Prize, Columbia University School of the Arts

                  Credit Suisse          
                  Microsoft Art Collection


2013          Huffington Post, ‘Top 4 LES Shows’, by Jonathan Beer, October 15         
                  Poets and Writers, 'Inspiration Flies High' by Carrie Neill, Jan/Feb
2012          New York Observer, ‘In What Distant Deeps or Skies’, by Sasha Herman, June 22
         , ‘A day in the life of Claiborne Swanson’, March 15
                   The Coffin Factory, Volume 2
2011            New York Times, ‘The Pas de deux between Art and Dance’, by Claudia La
                    Rocco, September 25
2010           SUPERSTRUCTURE, 'Jonathan Allen' by Persis Singh (catalog)
                   JONATHAN ALLEN, 'Frenetiche Scomposizioni' by Giacomo Belloni (catalog) Exibart, 'Jonathan  
                   Allen's 'Striped Arch', April 13
                   The Clothes Whisperer, 'ALIVE SHOES: Interview with the Artist', April 13 (blog)
                   The Clothes Whisperer, 'The Striped Arch of Ancona by Jonathan Allen’, April 12 (blog)
                   Antenna Magazine,’They’re Alive‘, by Chadner Navarro, Fall
2009          New York Times, 'Jonathan Allen', July 19
         , 'Pair it up: DKNY Python dress & Jonathan Allen', by Mark Holgate. June 11
                    Wonderland Magazine, 'Jonathan Allen', by Sisse Peterson. July
2008           NY Arts Magazine, 'Night of the Apocalypse'. November/December
                    NY Arts Magazine, 'Tips & Picks', by Anita Tan. September/October
                    A Wrinkle in Time, by Johanna Taylor & Baseera Khan (catalog)
2006           The Star-Ledger, 'The Art of War', by Dan Bischoff. May 11
                     Headlines, by Mary Birmingham. Pierro Gallery (catalog)
2004            Village Voice, 'The Presidency', by Kim Levin. Oct 27/Nov 4
                     National Review Online, 'Vitriolic Hate Through Paint' by Steven Vincent. Nov 16
                     Recount, 'The Meaning of the Presidency' by Sandra Ogle. Oct 20
2003            New York Times, 'Critical Consumption' by Holland Cotter. March 7
            , 'Jonathan Allen' March/April
                      NY Arts Magazine, 'Writers Pick: Critical Consumption' March, pg 42
                      Brooklyn Free Press, 'Gallery Exhibit in Brooklyn Heights Embraces Politically Charged Art' by  
                      Abby Ranger
2002            New York Times, 'Artist in the Marketplace' by Holland Cotter
                      AIM 22, Lydia Yee and Edwin Ramoran, Bronx Museum (catalog)
2001              Clamor Magazine, 'Censoring Creativity' by Greg Fuchs. July/August