Jonas Wood Biography

Jonas Wood (b. 1977)

Born in Boston, Massachusetts
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Selected Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2019   Gagosian, New York, NY
           Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
           Jonas Wood & Shio Kusaka: Pots, Plants, and Sports,
           Masahiro Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2018   Three Clippings, Mixografia, Los Angeles, CA
           Prints, Gagosian, New York, NY
           Tennis Court Drawings, Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL
2017   Interiors and Landscapes, David Kordansky Gallery,
           Los Angeles, CA
           Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Museum Voorlinden,
           Wassenaar, The Netherlands
           Ed Ruscha and Jonas Wood, Notepads, Holograms and
           Books, Gagosian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Bball Studio (cropped) 2012, organized by Annin Arts, Billboard
           8171, London Bridge, London, England
2016   Portraits, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2015   Gagosian Gallery, London, England
           Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Karma, New York, NY
           Blackwelder, with Shio Kusaka, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
2014   David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013   Clippings, Lever House, New York, NY
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Jonas Wood & Shio Kusaka: Still Life with Pots, Glenn Horowitz
           Bookseller, East Hampton, NY
           Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012   David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Anthony Pearson and Jonas Wood, UNTITLED, New York, NY
           Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
2010   Prints, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           Hammer Project: Jonas Wood, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
           Chris Caccamise and Jonas Wood, La Montagne Gallery,
           Boston, MA
2009   Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Jonas Wood and Mark Grotjahn ‘Collaborative Works’, T&S n’ Kreps,
           New York, NY
           Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
2008   Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2007   Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Primitives: Chris Caccamise and Jonas Wood, Cereal Art,
           Philadelphia, PA
2006   Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
2005   RAW & CO, Cleveland, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021   Via Cafe, Tif Sigfrids, Comer, GA
2020   Psychic Wounds: on Art and Trauma, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
           Rendez-Vous, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, The Netherlands
           Friend of Ours, curated by Joel Mesler and Benjamin Godsill, Rental
           Gallery, East Hampton, NY 
           Drawing 2020, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
           A Possible Horizon, de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL
           The World: From The OKETA COLLECTION, 21st Century Museum of
           Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2019   Words, Alexander Berggruen, New York, NY
           Private Passion - New Acquisitions in the Astrup Fearnley Collection,
           curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
           Louis Vuitton X, 468 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
           California Artists from the Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation,
           Los Angeles, CA
           Winter Garden, Lyndsey Ingram, London, England
2018   IT'S PERSONAL, Edward Ressle, New York, NY
           One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art, organized by
           Helen Molesworth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
           Sky Above Clouds, curated by Meredith Darrow and Olivia Davis,
           Performance Ski, Aspen, CO
           An Homage to Hollis Benton, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA
           In My Room: Artists Paint the Interior 1950-Now, The Fralin Museum
           of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
           This is a Pipe: Realism and the Found Object in Contemporary Art,
           Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Movable types, curated by Frances Horn, Marian Goodman Gallery,
           Paris, France
2017   LA Invitational, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
           Unpacked: Contemporary Works from Private Collections of Northern
           California, Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA
           The Trick Brain, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aïshti Foundation,
           Beirut, Lebanon
           Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, curated by Philipp Kaiser,
           Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
           FEED BACK, curated by Leo Fitzpatrick, Marlborough Contemporary,
           New York, NY
           Summer Show, Kostyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
           Oliver Twist, Chapter 2: Dear Darren, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
           Los Angeles – A Fiction, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Thierry Raspail,
           and Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth, with advisory from Hans Ulrich Obrist,
           Ali Subotnick and Alex Israel, Musée d’art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon,
           France
           UNIQUE & SINGULAR, Cirrus, Los Angeles, CA
           Part I: Figuration of Victors for Art: Michigan’s Alumni Collectors on view
           at UMMA, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan
           The Age of Ambiguity: Abstract Figuration/Figurative Abstraction, 
           curated by Bob Colacello, Vito Schnabel Gallery, Moritz, Switzerland
2016   Before Sunrise, Karma, Amagansett, NY
           Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Generation Y: 1977, BankArt Studio, Tokyo, Japan
           Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum
           of American Art, New York, NY
           Los Angeles - A Fiction, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran, Thierry Raspail,
           and Nicolas Garait, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Olso, Norway
           Tailgate, organized by Timo Fahler, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA
           Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Before Sunrise, Karma, Amagansett, NY
           PLEASE HAVE ENOUGH ACID IN THIS DISH!, organized by Vinny
           Dotolo, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
           Piston Head II: Artists Engage the Automobile, Venus LA, Los Angeles, CA
           Landscape, Karma, New York, NY
           Paper in Practice, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
2015   Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction, organized by
           Barry Schwabsky, White Cube, London, England
           Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, Guggenheim
           Museum, New York, NY
           #CrowdedHouse, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, New York, NY
           The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), a show by Eric Troncy,
           Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
2014   Another Cats Show, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
           Displayed, curated by Matthew Higgs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           The White Album, curated by Gladys-Katherina Hernando, Richard
           Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2013   Jew York, UNTITLED and Zach Feuer, New York, NY
           More Young Americans, curated by Susanne van Hagen and
           Marc-Olivier Wahler, Hôtel de Miramion, Paris, France
           Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings and Mixed Media Artworks, The Rema
           Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY
           Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary
           Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2012   The Irreconcilable, The Spaceship on Hayarkon 70, Tel Aviv, Israel
           East West Shift to the Middle Part II, Bill Brady KC, Kansas City, MO
2011   From Where You Just Arrived: Paintings from New York & Los Angeles,
           Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
           ESLOV WIDE SHUT, curated by Stefan Lundgren, organized by Eslövs
           Kommun and Mallorca Landings, Blomsterberg's Warehouse, Eslöv,
           Sweden
           Roe Ethridge, Margarete Jakschik, Jonas Wood, Shane Campbell
           Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Greater L.A., curated by Benjamin Godsill, Eleanor Cayre and Joel
           Mesler, New York, NY
           The Shortest Distance Between 2 Points is Often Intolerable, curated
           by Andrew Berardini, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2010   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports, Wexner Center
           for the Arts, Columbus, OH
           Drawing, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Not Extractions, but Abstractions (Part 2), Clifton Benevento Gallery,
           New York, NY
           The Road to Here, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Newtonland: Orbits, Ellipses and Other Places of Activity, White Flag
           Projects, St. Louis, MO
           Not Extractions, but Abstractions, Karma International, Zurich
           Switzerland
           Patricia Low Gallery, Gstaad, Switzerland
           The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life, Galerie
           Lelong, New York, NY
2009   Wild Group Show, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland
           White Columns: Xerox Prints, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL
           Copy, White Columns, New York, NY 1999, China Art Objects, Los
           Angeles, CA
           Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, Germany
           Abstract America: New Paintings and Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery,
           London, England
           No Shoes on the Carpet, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           Prose pour des Esseintes, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland
           Collectors Days, Hotel Castell, Zuoz, Switzerland
2008   Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Psych!, Gallery Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf, Germany
           The Black Dragon Society, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
2007   Warhol and…, Kantor / Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles CA
           Primitives: Chris Caccamise and Jonas Wood, Cereal Art,
           Philadelphia, PA
           So Wrong, I’m Right, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
           Eddie Martinez, William J. O’Brien, Roman Wolgin, Jonas Wood,
           Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
           Modern Lovers, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
           Kairos!, Kantor / Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           This Palindromic Life, South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006   Then & Now & Again, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA
           Boat Show, High Energy Constructs, Chinatown, CA
           Heather Brown, Jacob Stewart-Halevy, Jonas Wood, Cirrus Gallery,
           Los Angeles, CA
2005   Christmas in July, Black Dragon Society, Chinatown, CA
2004   Walking on Elbows, Anna Helwing, Culver City, CA
           Faith, Champion Fine Art, Culver City, CA
           L.A. Painters, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
           Stay Inside, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
           164 1/2 Group Show, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Etherington Fine Arts, Vineyard Haven, MA
2002   Re/order, Houghton House Gallery, Geneva, NY
           Seed, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA

Artist Projects
2017   Still Life with Two Owls (MOCA), Facade, Museum of Contemporary
           Art, Los Angeles, CA
2014   LAXART Billboard and Façade, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
           Shelf Still Life, High Line Billboard, High Line Art, New York, NY

Public Collections
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH
de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Saatchi, London England
Wake Forest University, Salem, NC
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
The Musem of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Broad, Los Angeles, CA