Selected Exhibitions

2020 (upcoming) FWN, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, SA (solo)

2019 Psithurism, DAOR Contemporary, Cape Town, SA

2019 Territory, Glen Carlou Gallery, Curated by Pierre le Riche, Glen Carlou Estate, SA, Catalogue

 

2019 Searching for an Electric Peanut [part II], Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town, SA (solo), Catalogue

2018 The Cat Show, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, SA Catalogue

2018 Rethinking Boundaries, Priest Gallery, Johannesburg, SA , Catalogue

2018 Searching for an Electric Peanut, Priest Gallery, Johannesburg, SA (solo), Catalogue

2018 National Arts Festival, Monument Gallery, Grahamstown, SA

2018 Collective Ink, The Henry George Gallery, Johannesburg, SA

2018 Collective Ink, Gutsche Family Investments Gallery, Port Elizabeth, SA

2017 BoCs Art Museum Opening, BoCs Art Museum, Cosenza, Italy

2017 Painterly, Grande Provence Gallery, Franschhoek, SA

2017 Portraits (collective exhibition), Gutsche Family Investments Gallery, Port Elizabeth, SA

 

2017 Winter Exhibition, DF Contemporary, Cape Town, SA

2017 Modern Miniatures, Underculture Contemporary & ART on Target, Port Elizabeth>> NAF Grahamstown, SA

2017 Sublime, Moór Gallery, Curated by Aidon Westcott, Franschhoek, SA

2017 Untitled, Moór Gallery, Curated by Aidon Westcott, Franschhoek, SA

2015 BoCs Art Finissage Exhibition, The BoCs Project, Curated by Alberto Dambruoso, Cosenza, Italy

 

2015 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London>>Castle Fine Art, Birmingham>>Guildford House

 

2014 Manpower 2014, Rua Poço dos Negros, Lisbon

 

2014 Gallery Launch, Serena Morton at 343 Ladbroke Grove, London

 

2014 ArtVerona Projects, 2000Maniacs, Curated by Andrea Bruciati and Lorenza Boisi, Verona

 

2014 Kullu Perceived, Curated by Shehani Fernando, Royal Drawing School, London

 

2014 At Hand and Far Away, Serena Morton, London (solo), Catalogue

 

2012 Sanskriti Kendra Open, Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi

 

2011 Graduation Exhibition, Royal Drawing School, London

 

2010 Hot Boredom, Artwars Project Space, London

 

2009 Secret Art, Bank Leumi, Tel-Aviv

 

2009 Pnim Ha'ir, Artura Gallery, Tel-Aviv (solo)

 

2009 Ars Artis Gratia, Rivington Gallery, London


2009 The Dondon Lungeon, Shoredistch House (CosmicMegaBrain), London

 

2008 Urban Heroes and Saints, Rivington Gallery, London (solo)

 

2008 Spiritual Promises from Lost Prophets, Cordi House (CosmicMegaBrain), London
 

2007 Naturalita', Ex chiesa barocca di Sant’Ignazio, Arezzo
 

2006 Verso Pasolini, Palazzo Ghibellino, Empoli (FI)
 

2006 Naturalita', Castle of Poppi, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea of Poppi, Palazzo Giorgi, Casentino- prov. of Arezzo
 

2005 Immagina Arte in Fiera, Art Fair, Reggio Emilia
 

2005 Per le Vie del Mugello, Convento di Bosco ai Frati, Villa di Cafaggiolo, Cappella del Castello di Trebbio, S.Piero a Sieve, Barberino del Mugello, prov. of Florence
 

2005 Dialoghi in silenzio, Loggia del Bigallo, Florence
 

2004 Non ti farai immagine, Jewish Community Centre, Florence

Awards / Residencies
 

2015 Artist in Residence- BoCs Art Cosenza 19th Nov - 23rd Dec, Cosenza, Italy

 

2012/2013 Artist in Residence - International Institute of Fine Arts, Modinagar(UP), India

 

2012 Artist in Residence - Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi, India

 

2010 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada
 

2009 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada

Lectures / Teaching

2018 Visiting Lecturer - Painting, School of Fine Arts, Rhodes University, South Africa

2017 Visiting Lecturer - Drawing, School of Fine Arts, Rhodes University, South Africa

2017 Drawing Workshop, School of Architecture, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

2017 ArtWorks for Youth pARTners programme, Artworks for Youth and Gutsche Family Investments, South Africa

2017 Digital/Material - Artist Talk, ArtEC /EPSAC, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

2014 At Hand and Far Away - Artist Talk, Serena Morton, London

2013 - 2015 Royal Drawing School, London, UK

2012 Visiting Lecturer - International Institute of Fine Arts, Modinagar(UP), India

Press

Olivier, Bert. article: ‘Searching for an Electric Peanut (part II)’: Jonathan Silverman’s liminal art , Thought Leader, Mail & Guardian, February 18, 2019. 

Sassen, Robyn. review:  "Is there a Peanut in the Gallery?" , The Arts at Large by Robyn Sassen, JHB, July 16, 2018.

Unauthored, "Mostra inaugurale BoCs Art Museum", Rivista Segno, December 15, 2017.

Mattioli, Massimo, "Inaugura il BoCs Art Museum di Cosenza. Lo racconta il direttore Alberto Dambruoso", ArtsLife Magazine, December 14, 2017.

Gigliotti, Giusy, "Gli artisti di The Bocs 2015, si confrontano sull'importanza della residenza artistica", Cosenza Post, December 1, 2015.

Boisi, Lorenza, "2000MANIACS – The Big Instant Painting Show", ESPOARTE Magazine, September 30, 2014.

Marchi, Valeria, "2000Maniacs #ArtVerona / Interview", ATP Diary, October 11, 2014.

Bartholdi, Pascal Ancel, review:  "Jonathan Silverman at Serena Morton's Gallery: At Hand and Far Away" , A non Art X invisible Magazine, London, March 14, 2014.

Education

2010 - 2011

 

PGDip Drawing, Royal Drawing School, London, UK

 

2001 - 2006

 

BFA, Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy