Jonathan Rodriguez is a figurative painter who works primarily with oil on canvas. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.
His work forms through a continual dialogue between imagery and paint. Rodriguez's technique repeatedly departs from, and returns to, the Western classical definition of picture making. His images are drawn from eccentric fragments of current news, film, and personal experiences.
In an investigative process of automated sketching and writing, Rodriguez dwells in a space of uncertainty. He then brings these studies to a finished state. The result is an eclectic stream of consciousness.
2009 - 2013
School of Visual Arts
Gilbert Stone Full Tuition Scholarship
Robert Eric Farmer Award
Rhodes Family Award
Visual Arts Gallery Annual Illustration
SVA Senior Open Studios
PS1 MoMA Philosophy of Greem Jellyfish
Bronx Beer Garden In Tune
Broke Sons of Brooklyn
IMAGE Gallery Artistance
David Zwirner People who Work There
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