Resume

Jonah Emerson-Bell

Born: Boston Mass, 1981. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Education

2007 New York Studio Program D.U.M.B.O., NY

2006-2008 California College of the arts, Oakland, CA

2001-2003 Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY

Degrees

2008 BFA California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Publications

“Utopia is Gay.” Bookforum. cover, volume 17, issue 2June/July/Aug 2010

Solo Exhibitions

2008 “Utopia is Gay” Woulds Gallery, Oakland, CA

2008 “Hotel California” A21 Gallery, Oakland, CA

2007 “Water Water All Around” A21 Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006 “Fort Oakland” ABCO Gallery, Oakland, CA

Selected GroupExhibitions

2015

“Doers Doing” 237 Hancock Brooklyn, NY.

2014

“Good Spell Bad Craft” SENA Space, NY, NY.

“All the Best Artists Are My Friends” Mana Contemporary,Jersey City, NJ. 

“The Sunken Linvingroom” Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT

2012

“To the Stars on the Wings of an Eel” The Gowanus Ballroom,NY, NY.

2011

“The Music Box: A Shantytown Sound Laboratory” New Orleans, LA.

2010

“Shadow Shop” SFMOMA, SF, CA

“Real Fresh Fruit” Blue Six Gallery, SF, CA.

“UR Best Feind” Hatch Gallery, Oakland CA

2009

“Bits and Pieces” The Colton School Studios, New Orleans,LA.

2008

“Six Degrees of Connectivity” Intersection for the Arts SanFrancisco, CA

2007

“From Optimism to Cynicism and Back Again, Maybe” 20 Jay St.D.U.M.B.O., NY

“Cats on Broadway” (withthe BHQF) Bruce Studios, Brooklyn, NY

“All College Honors” Oliver Gallery, Oakland, CA

“Procrastination” ABCO Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006

 “Virus Show”Lo-Bot Gallery, Oakland, CA

Other Projects

Set design for David Dorfman Dance Company “Come, and Back Again”BAM, 

NY, NY.  2013