Biography

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Lives and works in New York City

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Solo Exhibitions

2014

Bump Paintings and Key Key Paintings, James Fuentes, New York

2012  

Pointing Paintings, Bump Paintings, and Key Paintings, James Fuentes, New York

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Two-Person Exhibitions

2016

John & Jonathan, with John Ahearn, James Fuentes, New York

2008

Maria Walker & Jonathan Allmaier, The Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn

2005

Jonathan Allmaier & Sandra Milner, ArtWorks Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

New New York, Curated by Liam Davis and Debra Drexler, Curator Gallery, New York

2015

Feed the Meter, Curated by Wallace Whitney, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Luxembourg

New New York, Curated by Debra Drexler, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Love Child, Curated by Eleanna Anagnos, Ortega y Gasset, Brooklyn

2013

Let’s Get Physical, Curated by Rick Briggs, Ventana 244, Brooklyn

A Pinch of Saffron, Dash of Vermouth, Curated by Ted Gahl, Dodge Gallery, New York

DNA: Strands of Abstraction, Curated by Paul Sinclaire, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York

Hort Family Installation, Curated by Jamie Hort, Hort Collection, New York

A country road. A tree. Evening., Curated by Sean Robert FitzGerald, FJORD, Philadelphia, PA

2012

The escape from the banal everyday life to the world of the ideal, Curated by Brooke Moyse, NURTUREart, Brooklyn

TEMPERATURE, Projekt 722, Brooklyn

2011  

Magic Hand!, Curated by Joshua Abelow, Art Blog Art Blog, New York

Lifelong Painting: Allmaier, McCaddon, Friedman, Mt. San Antonio College, Los Angeles

2011 FAWC Visual Fellows Invitational, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA


The Urban Situation, Curated by John Baber, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York 

2010  

Cocktails & Dreams, Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn

Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City

2009  

Small Works Show, Curated by Charles Long, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn

The Burger Show, The Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn

2008  

Small Works Show, Curated by David Humphrey, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn

2007  

von Heiner bis Müller, Labor K1, Berlin, Germany


Swap Meet, ISB Gallery, Providence, RI


Works on Paper, Greenstone Gallery, Lincoln, UK

2005  

Hillel Gallery Projects, Hillel Gallery, Providence, RI

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Public Collections

Brown University, Providence, RI

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

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Education

2007   MFA Painting, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

2003   BA Visual Art with Honors, Brown University, Providence, RI

2003   BA Philosophy, Brown University, Providence, RI

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Awards

2005-2007   Presidential Fellowship, Tyler School of Art, Temple University Graduate School

2002   Ann Belsky Moranis ʼ78 Award for Excellence in Art, Brown University

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Lectures and Panels

2017  “Animism in the Studio, ” Lecture, University at Albany

2015   New New York Panel Discussion, Van der Plas Gallery, New York 

2012   Visiting Artist Lecture, Brown University, Providence, RI

2012   Visiting Artist Lecture, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2009   “The Mind-Body Problem in Painting,” Lecture, National Academy School of Fine Art, New York

2005   “Subjectivity and Objectivity in Painting,” Lecture, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

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Publications and Interviews

2014

Allmaier, Jonathan. Which World. Collected writings. New York: James Fuentes.

Antonini, Marco; Ho, Christopher K., eds. Golden Age: Perspectives on Abstract Painting Today. New York: Nurture Art Press.

2013

Krarup, Benjamin Lind. “Jonathan Allmaier.” Interview. Five Questions 21 May.

Rutherford, Michael. “Jonathan Allmaier and Painting-Culture.” Interview. Painter’s Bread 7 Feb.

2011

Jonathan Allmaier.” Interview. Standard Interview 13 Apr.

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Bilbliography

2015

Jonk Kënschtler mat engem immense Culot.” Radio 100,7 Aktuell 29 Sep.

Vaks, Zahar. “Love Child.” Staring At The Wall 10 Jul.

2014

Colors Rule.Brown Alumni Magazine Mar/Apr.

SFAQ Pick: Bump Paintings and Key Key Paintings.San Francisco Arts Quarterly Online Mar.

2013

Cornish, Sam. “DNA: Strands of Abstraction. Abstract Critical 17 Jul.

Halasz, Piri. “Summer Sizzler. From the Mayor’s Doorstep 19 Jul.

Hurst, Howard. “The New Old Logic of Abstraction. Hyperallergic 23 Oct.

Micchelli, Thomas. “Painting, Perception, and the Emphatically Handmade. Hyperallergic 14 Dec.

2012

Exhibition Reviews: Jonathan Allmaier.The New Yorker 17 Sep.

Halle, Howard.Top Five Shows. TimeOut New York 8 Aug.

Kimball, Whitney.Four Shows: NYC.” New American Paintings 21 Sep.

Rooney, Kara. “The escape from the banal everyday life to the world of the ideal. The Brooklyn Rail 12 Dec.

Siegel, Miranda. “Editor’s Pick. New York Magazine 17 Sep.

Top Five. The Two Percent 17 Sep.

2011

Bromirski, Martin. “Magic Hand! Anaba 14 Sep.

Butler, Sharon. “Fall Preview for Painters. Two Coats of Paint 7 Sep.

Horner, James. “A Diverse Look at Urban Life.” New York Examiner 21 Feb.

Horner, James. “Now You See It.New York Examiner 11 Sep.

Kimball, Whitney. “September Preview. Art Fag City 6 Sep.

Petras, Meghan. “Magic Hand! MEP 13 Sep.

Truax, Stephen. Review: ART BLOG ART BLOG. ArtPulse Winter.

2007

Allison, Maya. “SWAP/Meet.” Catalogue essay for Swap Meet exhibition at ISB Gallery, Providence, RI.

2005

Rozen, Joel.  Review of Hillel Gallery Projects. Brown Daily Herald 11 Apr.

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