Jonathan Brand’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Queens Museum of Art, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Martha Otero Gallery Los Angeles, Hosfelt Gallery New York, NURTUREart New York, Projective City and Gallerie de Roussan Paris France, The Propeller Center for the Arts Toronto. His work has been reviewed and featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, ARTnews, The Brooklyn Rail, The Toronto Star, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Coolhunting, Boing Boing, Make Magazine, as well as other publications and catalogs. His collaborative work has been shown in the Venice Architecture Biennale, Freight + Volume Gallery New York, The Bronx Museum New York, New York City’s DOT Summer Streets and Urban Art Programs, the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas. He is a recipient of multiple Canada Council for the Arts Project grants, a Roberts Foundation Grant, Connecticut Commission for the Arts Grant, a Sculpture Space Residency, and the Artists in the Marketplace Residency at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. He received his BA from The University of Guelph, Ontario Canada and an MFA from Yale University. He lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut.
2007 Yale University School of Art, Masters of Fine Arts
2003 The University of Guelph, Bachelor of Art Honors
2014 The University of Hartford, See Something, Say Something, Hartford Connecticut
2012 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, One Piece at a Time, Ridgefield, Connecticut
2011 Hosfelt Gallery, One Piece at a Time, New York, New York
2011 Projective City Hosted by Galerie de Roussan, Smaller NY, Paris France
2008 Hosfelt Gallery, One For Another, San Francisco, California
2007 Hosfelt Gallery, Some Day, New York, New York
2004 Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Hard Candy, Toronto, Ontario
2003 Sis Boom Bah, Working Index, Toronto, Ontario
2003 Zavitz Gallery, Working Index, University of Guelph, Ontario
2002 Zavitz Gallery, Delirium, University of Guelph, Ontario
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Tracy Williams and Fitzroy Gallery, On the Blue Shore of Silence, New York, NY
2013 Martha Otero Gallery, Vitruvius, Los Angeles, California
2013 Heckscher Museum, Car Culture in America, Long Island, NY
2013 Flinn Gallery, Five Years Later, Greenwich, CT
2012 Nuartlink, In Plain View, West Port, CT
2012 Eric Firestone Gallery, Parts and Service, East Hampton, NY
2011 Projective City, Si le foudre tombait sur les lieux bas, Paris, France
2011 Seton Gallery, Loss Generation, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT (Christina Vassallo, curator)
2010 John and June Allcott Gallery, Repurpose, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2010 Hosfelt Gallery, In Full Color Part II, New York, NY
2009 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Bike Rides, Ridgefield, CT (David Byrne, advisor,
Monica Ramirez-Montagut and Richard Klein, curators)
2009 The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Living and Dreaming: Aim 29, Bronx, NY (Micaela Giovannotti, curator)
2009 NURTUREart, Bushwick Biennial, Brooklyn, NY (Benjamin Evans, curator)
2009 Queens Museum of Art, Queens International 4, Project Commission, Queens, NY
2009 Cabernet Initiative, Cabernet Initiative presents Part I, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Hosfelt Gallery, Outside the Box, San Francisco, CA
2007 Hosfelt Gallery, Pattern vs Decoration, New York, NY
2007 Yale University Art Gallery, MFA Thesis Show, New Haven, CT
2006 Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Summer Exhibit, Norfolk, CT
2005 Yale University Art Gallery, 1st Year MFA show, New Haven, CT
2003 Zavitz Gallery, 2 For, University of Guelph, Ontario
2000 The Brooks Museum of Art, Do it Invitational, Memphis, TN
2014 Freight & Volume, Dead Lift, New York, New York (solo)
2013 Untitled Art Fair, Moses Transpo, Miami, Florida (solo)
2013 The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Quarter Horse, Bronx, NY
2013 Chicago Cultural Center, Spontaneous Interventions, Chicago, Illinois
2012 Venice Architecture Biennale, Spontaneous Interventions, US Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2012 NYC DOT Presents, Summer Streets, New York, NY
2012 NYCDOT Urban Art Program, Public Sculpture Commission, Queens, NY
2012 Mott Haven Public Library, Piazza Gratissima, Bronx, NY
2012 Newark Open Doors, Newark Arts Council, Stack & Rack, Newark, NJ
2012 Bogart Salon, Adrift, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Bronx River Arts Center, Shifting Communities, Bronx NY
2011 Urban Art Festival, Grid Scenes, New York, NY
2011 Flux Factory, Congress of the Collectives, Queens, NY
2011 Bushwick SITE Fest,Habeas Corpus, Brooklyn, NY (Jeanne Brasile, curator)
2011 New Museum, Festival of Ideas for a New City, New York, NY
2010 Art in Odd Places, Chance, New York, NY
Awards and Residencies
2013 Artist in Residence, The Hartford Arts School, Hartford, CT
2013 The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation Grant
2012 Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant
2012 Connecticut Office for the Arts, Artist Fellowship Grant
2010 NYSAWC (New York State Artists Workspace Consortium), Visual Arts Project Grant
2010 Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant
2010 Sculpture Space Residency, Utica, NY
2009 Artists in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts. Bronx, NY
2008 Canada Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant
2007 Barry Schactman Prize for Excellence in Painting, Drawing, or Printmaking
2006 Yale School of Art Summer Teaching Fellowship
2005-07 Yale School of Art Scholarship
2005 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant
2003 Du Maurier Arts Council Grant
3D Printer World, Jonathan Brand 3D Prints a Motorcycle, Todd Halterman, Aug 8, 2013
New York Times, Out of Many Themes, One Topic, Susan Hodara, Sept. 21, 2012, W12
New York Times. Nothing but a Paper Trail for a Mustang Long Gone. Jim Koscs, July 8, 2012, A1-2.
Artdaily.org Jonathan Brand: One Piece at a Time opens at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum,
July 16, 2012
Connecticut Post, What does ‘united states’ mean to you? Deb Keiser, July 30, 2012.
NY Daily News, New 'piazza' to debut at the Mott Haven Library. Tanyanika Samuels. June 29.
Urban Art News, New York City Department of Transportation, Issue 2, May 23.
Times Ledger, Jamaica Art Peaks Curiosity. Rich Bockman. May 10.
NY Daily News, BroLab Artists to Display Humps and Bumps. Vera Chinese. Apr 19.
Queens Chronicle, Sit on it! New art will serve purpose. AnnMarie Costella. Mar 29.
NY Daily NewsNew 'piazza' coming to Mott Haven Public Library. , Tanyanika Samuels. Mar 29.
Toronto Star, Why this non-functioning Mustang is worth the paper it’s printed on. Bill Taylor, Mar. 9
Discovery Channel Online, Artist Rebuilds His beloved 1969 Ford Mustang from Paper. Alexander
Davies, Feb 6
Gentside, Cette Ford Mustang de 1969 est en papier! Jan 20, 2012
Lost at E Minor, New Art. Gerry Mak, Jan 19, 2012
Printeresting, Jonathan Brand’s Printed Mustang. RL Tillman, Jan 18, 2012
Inhabitat, Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Life-Size Ford Mustang out of Paper! Brit Liggett, Jan 18
The Daily Mail Online, Hope the bonnet doesn't crumple. Rob Waugh, Jan 17, 2012
Journal du Design. Sculpture One Piece at a Time par Jonathan Brand. Jan 17, 2012
Today and Tomorrow, One Piece at a Time. Jan 17,2012
Gizmodo , Can’t Afford a Real Classic American Muscle Car? Print One Out Instead. Sam Gibbs, Jan 17
HUMANS iNVENT, One Piece at a Time: Printing a Ford Mustang. Phil Barker, Jan 16, 2012
It’s Nice That, Jonathan Brand: One Piece at a Time. Rob Alderson, Jan 12, 2012
L’ACTU Auto Plus, Mustang en papier, Nov 7, 2011, p. 16-17
Science and Engineering Magazine, The Big Picture, Nov. 2, 2011
Chelsea Fine Arts Examiner, Details of paper made Ford Mustang. Alison Martin, Oct 25, 2011
The Telegraph. Pictures of the Day: 7 October 2011, Laurentiu Garofeanu, Oct 7, 2011
C-Monster. Calendar Feature, Oct. 6, 2011
Gizmodo, Print Your Own ’69 Mustang. Alex Kidman, Oct. 4, 2011
NY Daily News, Art group builds 'Thrust of Sorrows' catapult to relieve burdens in new show.
Tanyanika Samuels. Sep 20.
Popular Hot Roding Magazine. A 69 Mustang Built from Paper, Christopher Campbell, Sept. 29, 2011
Classic Driver, One Piece at a Time: Artist recreates ’69 Mustang using paper. Jan Baedeker, Sept. 29
Tec.nolgia.com, Un Ford Mustang del 69 fabricado pieza a pieza con papel. Sept. 24, 2011
The Daily Mail Online. Just don’t write it off! The life-size 1969 Mustang made entirely from paper. John
Stevens. Sept. 25, 2011
Motor.it Ford Mustang: se la muscle car è di carta. Simonluca Pini, Sept. 23, 2011
The Maddow Blog, The Week in Geek. Summer Ash. Sept. 23, 2011
lainformacion.com. Un artista canadiense construye un Ford Mustang de 1969 a tamaño real sólo con
papel. Sept. 23, 2011
Chromjuwelen, 1969 Ford Mustang Coupe Out of Paper. Ralf Becker, Sept. 21, 2011
CBC Radio interview. Ontario Morning with Wei Chen, Sept. 21, 2011
jalopnik.com. Paper Ford Mustang. Ray Wert. Sept. 20, 2011.
1979AD.com, Man Create Full Scale ’69 Ford Mustang replica From Paper. Naija Pundit, Sept. 20, 2011
Top Gear. Behold: the 1969 Mustang mad entirely from paper. Matthew Jones, Sept. 18, 2011
Bit Rebels. Guy Builds Life-Size Ford Mustang Coupe Entirely Out of Paper. Richard Darell, Sept. 17
Complex Art+Design. Jonathan Brand Built a 1969 Mustang Coupe From Scratch Out of Paper. Brianne
Garcia, Sept. 17
Artrick Playground. Jonathan Brand. Sept. 16, 2011
makezine.com Ongoing 1:1 Papercraft Replica of 1969 Mustang. Sean Michael Gagan, Spet. 16, 2011
Beautiful Decay. Jonathan Brand. Amir. Sept. 16, 2011
flavorpill.com. Jonathan Brand is Building a Papercraft 1969 Ford Mustang to Scale. James Furbush,
boingboing.net. Papercraft 1:1 model of a 1969 Mustang, accurate to the smallest component.
Cory Doctorow, Sept. 15
JUXTAPOZ. 1969 Mustang Coupe out of paper. Sept. 15, 2011
Design You Trust, 1969 Mustang Coupe copied from paper. Designovicz, Sept. 15, 2011
Oh Gizmo. Jonathan Brand Building Every Component of A 1969 Ford Mustang Out of Paper. Andrew
Liszewski, Sept. 15
Colossal Art & Design. Jonathan Brand Built Every Component of a 1969 Mustang Coupe. From Scratch. Out of Paper. Christopher Jobson, Sept. 14, 2011
JOIN BKLYN. Jonathan Brand Built Every Component of a 1969 Mustang Coupe. From Scratch. Out of
paper. Sept. 14
Artcritcal.com, In the Spirit of a World Fair, but Greener: The New Museum’s Festival of Ideas For the
New City. May 3
Vingt Paris. Art By Candlelight. Aidan Mac Guill. April 5, 2011
Art’ilt. Projective City, Rencontre Avec Benjamin Evans. Fabienne. April 8, 2011
Lorraine, Marian. “Why Are There Men Carrying Water Along 14th Street?” thelmagazine.com, Oct 8.
New York Press. Finding Art in Odd Places. , Tran, Pauline, Oct 1.
ARTnews. Creative Spins. Jenny Brown, Sept. 2009, p36.
Arts and Leisure. Bike Rides at the Aldrich. Janis Gibson, Oct 01, 2009.
The Stamford Advocate. Aldrich Museum hosting bicycle fest, exhibit. Erik Ofgang, Sept. 29, 2009.
New York Times. A Festive Salute to All Things Bicycle. Susan Hodara, Sept. 27, 2009, CT12.
Coolhunting.com. Bike Rides Exhibition. Jacob Resneck. Sept. 16, 2009
New York Times. Young Artists Arrive, Either Rough or Ready. Ken Johnson, July 8, 2009, C5.
The Brooklyn Rail. Brooklyn Dispatches Bushwick Biennial: Venice it Ain’t. James Kalm. July-Aug. 2009.
BushwickBK.com. Serious Omissions, but Biennial Brings Focus, Hrag Vartanian, July 7, 2009.
ARTCAT Zine. Bushwick Biennial at NUTUREart, Review. Susannah Edelbaum. June 8, 2009.
Gen Art Pulse. One For Another. Meredith Chamberlain. Oct. 23, 2008.
New York Magazine. Critics Pick. Nov. 2007.
Some Work Until Now, Goodman, Jonathan ed, Seton Hall University Press 2013
High Touch. Klanten, R. ed. Hubner, M. ed. Berlin, Die Gestalten Verlag. 2012, p.96
Jonathan Brand: One Piece at a Time. Monica Ramirez-Montagut. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Brochure
Velo. Klanten, R. ed. Ehmann, S. ed. Berlin, Die Gestalten Verlag, 2010, p.124
Bike Rides: The Exhibition. Monica Ramirez-Montagut and Richard Klein. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Brochure
Living & Dreaming. Micaela Giovannotti .The Bronx Museum. 2009, p6-9,16.
2009 Bushwick Biennial, Jonathan Brand. Ben Evans. NURTUREart 2009. p32.