Paul Ramirez Jonas
Paul Ramírez Jonas' selected solo exhibitions include Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo, Brazil; The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut; The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas; a survey at Ikon Gallery (UK) and Cornerhouse (UK); Koenig & Clinton (NYC); Nara Roesler Gallery (Brazil); Alexander Gray (NYC); Roger Björkholmen (Sweden) and Postmasters Gallery (NYC). He has been included in group exhibitions at the Gallery for Contemporary Art Leipzig (Germany); P.S.1 (NYC); the Brooklyn Museum; The Whitechapel (UK); Irish Museum of Modern Art (Ireland); Künstlerhaus (Austria); The New Museum (NYC); and Kunsthaus Zurich (Switzerland). He has participated in the 1st Johannesburg Biennale; the 1st Seoul Biennial; the 6th Shanghai Biennial; the 28th Sao Paulo Biennial; the 53rd Venice Biennial and the 7th Bienal do Mercosul , Porto Alegre, Brazil.
He has created permanent public projects in Cambridge, MA and the Hudson River Park, New York City. In 2010, his Key to the City project was presented by Creative Time in cooperation with the City of New York. In 2014 his public project Over The Water was presented with the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. In 2014 his project MoMA Copy Shop was presented in collaboration with the Education Department at MoMA in New York. In 2016 his Public Trust project was presented by Now & There in Boston. The Contemporary Art Museum Houston is organizing a 25 year survey of his work to be presented in 2017.
His work has been profiled in ArtForum, Zing, ARTnews, New York Times, Art in America and others.
His honors include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, ArtMatters, the Howard Foundation, the International Studio Program in Sweden, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, among others.
He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University.