Visual Arts

About Jonathan Silverman

Jonathan Silverman is a visual artist who works primarily in the mediums of painting, digital painting and video. Of an Anglo-Tunisian background, he was born in Manchester, UK, and grew up in Israel. He holds a BFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy (cum laude, 2006), and a PgDip from The Royal Drawing School, London (2011). Silverman has exhibited extensively internationally, and has work in various private collections as well as the Royal Collection. He currently lives and works between London and Cape Town.
In May 2021 he was invited to be artist in residence at Palazzo Monti (Brescia, Italy) , with other residencies including BoCs Residency (2015, Cosenza, Italy) and the Sanskriti Foundation (2012, New Delhi, India.
He has taught at the Royal Drawing School in London, at the IIFA in India, has been a visiting lecturer at Rhodes University and Nelson Mandela University in South Africa.

2022 Mineral Vegetal Digital, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, SA (solo)
2022 Investec Cape Town Art Fair, 99 Loop Gallery booth, Cape Town, SA
2021 Salto in Altro, Palazzo Monti, Brescia, Italy
2021 Steep Bend, Light Step, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, SA (solo) Catalogue
2020 Curator's Focus, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, SA
2020 Investec Cape Town Art Fair, 99 Loop Gallery booth, Cape Town, SA
2020 Future without N, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town, SA (solo) Catalogue
2019 Psithurism, DAOR Contemporary, Cape Town, SA
2019 Territory, Glen Carlou Gallery, Curated by Pierre le Riche, Glen Carlou Estate, SA
2019 Searching for an Electric Peanut [part II], Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town, SA (solo)
​2018 Group Show, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, SA Catalogue
​2018 Searching for an Electric Peanut, Priest Gallery, Johannesburg, SA (solo)
​2017 Painterly, Grande Provence Gallery, Franschhoek, SA
2015 BoCs Art Finissage Exhibition, The BoCs Project, Curated by Alberto Dambruoso, Cosenza, Italy
2014 Manpower 2014, Rua Poço dos Negros, Lisbon
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)
2012 Sanskriti Kendra Open, Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi
2010 Hot Boredom, Art wars Project Space, London
2009 Pnim Ha’ir, Artura Gallery, Tel-Aviv (solo)
2008 Urban Heroes and Saints, Rivington Gallery, London (solo)
2008 Spiritual Promises from Lost Prophets, Cordi House (CosmicMegaBrain), London

Jonathan Silverman

Visual Arts
Digital Art / Multimedia, Drawing & Painting, Video Art

London, United Kingdom

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