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 South Africa.

    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, Artwars 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

    Silverman received the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for excellence in figurative painting both in 2009 and in 2010. In 2012 he was artist in residence at the Sanskriti Foundation in New Delhi, and in 2015 was selected for the BoCs residency programme in Cosenza, Italy.


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