Artist in Residence
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Studio Arts
Biography:Jonathan VanDyke is a New York City–based visual artist working at the intersection of painting and performance, with an emphasis on a queer, collaborative, and embodied practice. VanDyke studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Glasgow as the recipient of a Rotary International Fellowship. He received his MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Through a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, he was a resident at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, where he was mentored by the artist Paul Pfeiffer. In 2008 he attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, where he studied with Harmony Hammond, Julianne Swartz, Charles Gaines, Francis Cape, and Yun-Fei Ji. Other residencies include Yaddo, the Hans Scharoun House of the Ferdinand Moller Foundation in Germany, Qwatz in Rome, and the William Penn Performing Arts Institute. Solo and two-person exhibitions and performances at venues including 1/9unosunove, Rome; Loock Galerie, Berlin; MassArt Galleries, Boston; Tops Gallery, Memphis; Four Boxes Gallery, Skive, Denmark; Storm King Art Center, New York; NADA New York; Power Plant, Toronto; Este Arte, Uruguay; and Vox Populi, Philadelphia. VanDyke previously taught or served as visiting lecturer, scholar, or critic at, among others, Cornell University Spring in NYC program; University of Alaska Fairbanks; Massachusetts College of Art MFA program, Boston; University of the Arts MFA program, Philadelphia; Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University; New Hampshire Institute of Art MFA program; and Sotheby’s Institute of Art. He has also been a visiting artist at institutions including Columbia University School of the Arts; University of Toronto; University of Houston, Cranbrook Academy of Art; Bryn Mawr College Colloquium in Visual Arts; California Institute of the Arts; and Parsons School of Design, the New School; among many others.
BA, Washington and Lee University; MFA; Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College. At Bard since 2022.