Inspired by the media fluidity of early twentieth century artists like Sonia Delauney and Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Jonathan VanDyke (b. Hershey, Pennsylvania) is a visual artist working at the intersection of painting and performance, with an emphasis on a queer, collaborative, and embodied practice.
He studied at The Glasgow School of Art and the University of Glasgow as a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow, the Skowhegan School, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and received an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of Bard College. His work has been included in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally including the Chelsea Music Festival, New York, NY; MassArt Doran Gallery, Boston, MA; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; Nerman Art Museum, Overland Park, KS; Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA; Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, Italy; Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin, Germany; Abrons Art Center, New York, NY; among others. Recent solo performances and commissions have appeared at Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY; The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada; the National Academy Museum, New York, NY; and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY. His work has been reviewed and featured in several publications, including Art Forum, Art Papers, Modern Painters, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Time Out New York, T Magazine, Bomb, and Art Review, and Mia Le Journal. In the fall of 2022, he will join the undergraduate faculty of Bard College as an Artist in Residence in Studio Arts. VanDyke currently lives and works in New York, NY.