Curriculum Vitae – Jon Isherwood


England 1960

Resides – U.S.A.


Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of New York at Plattsburgh

M.F.A. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

B.A. with honors, Canterbury College of Art, Canterbury, England

Leeds College of Art, Leeds, England

Solo Exhibitions

2011 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2009 John Davis Gallery, Sculpture Garden, Hudson, NY

2007 John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY

2007 Brill Gallery, North Adams, MA

2006 Reeves Contemporary, New York, NY

2005 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2004 John Davis Gallery, New York, NY

2003 TSL Gallery, Hudson, NY

2001 Davis & Hall, Hudson, NY

2001 Clarke Fine Art, Southampton, NY

2001 Maiden Lane Exhibition Space, New York, NY

2001 Woods Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1999 Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton, OH

1999 Sarah Rentschler Gallery, Hudson, NY

1998 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1998 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1997 The Sculpture Court, South Hampton, Long Island, NY

1996 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1995 Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1994 Myers Gallery, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY

1993 David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY

1992 Kathleen Laverty Gallery, Edmonton, Canada

Juried and Group Exhibitions

2013 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013 Rolls Royce Headquarters, London, UK

2013 De Corodova Museum and Sculpture Park, Boston, MA

2012  Songzhuang Museum, Beijing, China

2012  Morrison Gallery, Kent, CT

2011 1st Datong international biennial curated by Dr Peng Feng

2011 Danese Gallery NYC

2011 Sculpture on Governor’s Island NYC

2011 Tomorrow gallery Beijing China

2011 New Sculpture at Cass Sculpture foundation UK

2010 Mc Nay Museum San Antonio, TX

2010  Sculpture invitational, Governors Island. NYC

2010  Tomorrow Gallery, Beijing China

2009  New Drawings Governors Island, NYC Curated by Rachel Leibowitz

2009  Drawing Center NYC

2009  Grimaldis Gallery Baltimore MD

2009  Jinse Gallery Chongqing China

2008  Duolin Museum Shanghia, China

2008  Belgravia square, London, England

2008  Mc Nay Museum San Antonio TX

2008  Grimaldis Gallery Baltimore MD

2008 The Today Museum, Beijing, China

2008 The Museum at Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ

2007 Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT

2006 University of Western Michigan, MI

2006 City of Clayton, Clayton Arts council, MO

2006 Sculpture Garden, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2006 Group Exhibition, Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH

2005 Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2005 Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004 John Davis Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Rockland Center for the Arts, Rockland, NY

2004 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2004 Faculty Show, Bennington, VT

2003 Easton Academy, Easton, MD

2003 Sculpture Project, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hopewell Campus, NJ

2003 Concepts Gallery, London, England

2003 Sculpture around the city of Portland, Portland, ME

2003 Obana Sculpture Park, Obana, IL

2002 21st Century British Sculpture, Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Italy

2002 Denver City Art Museum, Denver, CO

2002 Omi Sculpture Park, Omi, NY

2001 ISC Collection, Woods Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001 Pier Walk 2001, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2001 Elmhurst Museum of Art, Elmhurst, IL

2001 “Drawings and Models”, Derby City Museum and Gallery, Derby, England

2000 “Drawing and Models” Kunsthalle, Manheim, Germany

2000 “Pier Walk 2000” Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago IL

1999 “Sculpture at Goodwood”, Goodwood, England

1999 “Pier Walk”, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1999 Plattsburgh State University Museum, Plattsburgh, NY

1999 Drawing and Models Exhibition at Noorbrandants Museum, Hertogenbosch, Holland

1999 “Working in the Third Dimension”, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

1998 “Pier Walk”, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1998 “Sculpture at Goodwood”, Goodwood, England

1997 “Pier Walk”, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1997 C. Grimaldis, Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, IL

1997 “International Stone Exhibition”, Hualien County Cultural Center, Taiwan

1996 “6 Sculptors”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1996 Socrates Sculpture Park, 10th Anniversary Season, Long Island City, NY

1996 “Projects and Proposals”, SUNY Plattsburgh At Museum, Plattsburgh, NY

1996 “Pier Walk”, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1995 “Sculptors”, Gallery One, 10 Greene Street, New York, NY

1995 Triangle Marseille, Ecole d’art de Marseille, Marseille, France

1995 Grounds for Sculpture, 1995 Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

1995 C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1994 American Sculpture, Naumkeag, Stockbridge, MA

1994 101 Wooster Street, New York, NY

1994 Chesterwood, Outdoor Sculpture, Stockbridge, MA, Curator: David Collins

1992 Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT

2003 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of New York at Plattsburgh

2001 FSP/Jerome Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY

1993 Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York, NY

Public Collections

National Museum of China, Beijing, China
Mac Nay Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Fidelity international London UK
I S.C. Collection II. Washington D.C.
Datong museum of sculpture, Datong China
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Hamilton, Ohio
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
Evening Star Building, Washington, D.C.
Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, Michigan
State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York
University of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York
Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York
Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York
Schweinfurth Museum, Auburn, New York
Schine Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Minnesota Public Art St Paul Minnesota
Museum of Outdoors, Englewood, Colorado
New York Universities, New York
Philip & Muriel Berman Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
Lehigh Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mendel Public Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
Bristol Myers Squibb Princeton NJ


2011      Hudson Review, In the galleries,  Karen Wilkin, fall, 2011

2010    Sculpture magazine,  review, Governers Island, Karen Gover, oct 10

2009    Baltimore Sun, Arts review, sculpture show ,Grimaldis Gallery,  June 09

2008  Digital Stone Exhibition catalog, essays Donald Kuspsit, Robert Morgan, William Ganis, Tang Yao, Weng Jian Qing, Oct

2008  The Culture show, BBC television, march 08

2007 The New York Times, Sunday Arts review, Benjamin Genocchio, Dec 16.

2007 BBC Television, The Culture show, 27th Oct.

2007 The Princeton Times, Arts review, Janet Purcell, Oct 6.

2007 WAMC Public radio, The round table, July 8.

2006 Baltimore Sun, Review, Glenn McNatt, June 06.

2005 Art in America, Review, Karen Wilkin, June 05.

2005 Modern British Sculpture, Book by Guy Portelli, Shiffer Press.

2005 Goodwood Publication, 1998 to 2005.

2004 New York Sun, Review, David Cohen, Oct 04.

2004 Sculpture Magazine, Interview with Eric Gelber, September, 04.

2003 Washington Post, Museum Review, Michael O. Sullivan, March 03.

2003 Art, Interview with Eric Gelber, November, 03.

2002 Thinking Big, The Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Catalogue.

2001 Sculpture Magazine, National Review, Alistair Noble, Oct. 2001.

2000 Art News, “National Reviews: Jon Isherwood at the Grimaldis,” Oct 00.

2000 Sarah Tanguy, “Interior Passages, A Conversation with Jon Isherwood,” Sculpture Magazine, Washington, DC.

1999 Sarah Tanguy, Exhibition Catalogue, Pyramid Hill, Hamilton, OH, May 99.

1999 Valerie Vivamlos, Les Cahiers de la Sculpture, London and Paris, January 99.

1999 Tim Marlow, Sixty Minutes, Sculpture at Goodwood, July, 99.

1999 Jon Isherwood Sculptor, Channel 6 News, CBS, Albany, New York.

1998 Owen Findsen, Cincinnati Inquirer, Cincinnati, OH, July, 98.

1998 Sarah Tanguy, Exhibition Catalogue, Grimaldis Gallery, Baltiore, NY, June 98.

1997 Socrates Sculpture Park, 10th Anniversary, Exhibition Catalogue, Long Island City, NY.

1997 Sculpture at Pyramid Hill, Cincinnati Tribune, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 97.

1996 Sarah Tanguy, Jon Isherwood, Sculpture Magazine, Washington, DC, May 96.

1996 Karen Wilkin, At the Galleries, Partisan Review, New York, Spring, 96.

1996 John Dorsey, “Nature and Man Made Co-Exist with Isherwood,” The Sun, Feb. 96.

1994 Anne Smith, Republican, “Sculptor Probes the Heart of Stone,” Oct., 94.

1994 Mary Shaffer, Maquette, Sculpture Magazine, Feb., 94.

1994 Pauline Pinard Gogaert, Ursinus Sculpture Show, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 26th, 94.

1994 Karen Wilkin, Partisan Review, In the Galleries, Spring Edition.

1994 “Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, 1993,” Stockbridge, MA.

1994 Judy Birke, “Art Review,” New Haven Register, CT., May, 93.

1992 Vivian Raynor, “Kouros Sculpture Center,” The New York Times, NY., Oct., 92.

1992 Dalya Alberge, “Chain of Thought,” The Independent, London, Oct., 91.
1988, 89, 90, 91 Triangle Artist Workshop, Pine Plains, NY, Catalogue.

Recent lectures and residencies

2008 Digital China, Round table moderated by Robert C. Morgan, Pannelists – Kenneth Snelson, Bruce Beasley, Carl Bass, Robert Micheal Smith and Jon Isherwood at NYiT NYC April 24.

2008 Influences, lecture on my own work, NYiT, NYC, April 17.

2008 Residency, Cyprus College of Art, Cyprus, Jan.

2007 Travelling scholarship sponsored by AutoDesk USA to travel for four weeks throughout China.

2007 Helen Frankenthaler lecture, Bennington College, Oct 11.

2007 Lecture, The Museum at Grounds for Sculpture, Princeton, NJ.

2006 Visiting Artist, University of Maryland at College park, MD.

2006 Visiting Artist, MICA, Baltimore, MD.