JOHN MONTI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2016    “Beauties,” Grace Building. Lobby Installation, NYC

2008    “Fancy Project,” Project Room, Islip Museum, NY 

2007     “Synthetic Pleasures,” Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2006     “A Summer Elixir,” Fenn Gallery, CT

2004     “Fancy,” Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2000     “Rondo: New Work,” Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1999     Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro  

            “Amatory Bodies,”Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

1997     Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1996     "New Drawings," Inform Gallery, Kanazawa, Japan

1993     "The Sculpture Court Project," Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY                        

1993     LedisFlam Gallery, New York, NY

1993     Sculpture Center, New York, NY

1992     "White Room Project," White Columns, New York, NY

1990     Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989     Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989     "John Monti: Four Drawings," Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1988     Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY

1988     Honolulu Academy of the Arts, Honolulu, HI

1987     Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1986     Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY

1985     Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)


2017    “Out of the Box,” ille Arts Gallery, Amagansett, NY (two person exhibition)

2016    “Fish Tank,” LIU, Humanities Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Matt Freedman and Finton Boyle Curators

2015     "The Crayon Miscellany," OMI Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY 

             "This Color is for You," Blackburn 20/20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY, Bill Carroll Curator

             "Nature's Knot," Luise Ross Galelry, New York, NY, oganized by John Monti

2014     “Art in Nature,” Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills, NJ, Karen Wilkin Curator

             “Process,” Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY

             “Colored Formed,” Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013     “Lost or Not,” Art Helix, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, Bonnie Rychlak and Peter Hopkins curators

             “Spiral Bound: Notebooks by Artists from New York,” Organized by Romanov Grave. 

                 Mooney Center Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY, Oct 27-Nov 17

             “Silhouette,” Elisabeth Foundation, New York, NY, Bill Carroll, Curator

2011     “Signs on the Road,” Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY. organized by Workroom G

             “Spiral Bound: Notebooks by Artists from New York and San Diego,” National University, 

                 La Mesa, CA, Romanov Grave and Joan Dart, Curators.

             “Twin Twin,” Perogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Matt Freedman, Curator

2009     “Summer Group Exhibition,” Metaphor Gallery, NYC

             Gallery Gravura Brasileira, January 8 –31, 2009, São Paulo, Brazil

              Belas Artes University Gallery, March 17 – 28, 2009, São Paulo, Brazil

2008     “Site Specifics '08,” Islip Art Museum, NY, Karen Shaw, Curator

             “Color in 3D: Found, Applied & Readymade,” Westport Arts Center, CT

                  Saul Ostrow, Curator

2006     “People I Know,” Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

             “No Lemons, No Melon,” David Krut Projects, New York, NY

                  Carrie Moyer & Shelia Pepe, Curators

2005     “Mono-chrome Image,” Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

             “Are We Having Fun Yet?” Project Diversity, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             “Botany 5000,” The Lab Gallery, New York, NY

2003     “Summer Color,” Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2002     “To Scale,” The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000     “Conversation,” (with Colin Thomson), Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY

              “Industry,” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

             “Wall Sculpture,” Rosenberg Gallery Hempstead, NY

1999     “1999 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art ,” Nueberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

1998     “Suspended Instants,” Art in General, New York, NY            

1997     “Changing Places," MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY organized by Public Art Fund, Tom Eccles, Curator

1996     “Informed Choices,” The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             "Black and White: Sculptors' Drawings," MMC Gallery, New York, NY

1995     "Three Sculptors and Their Drawings," Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ            

  "Sculpture Space: Celebrating 20 Years," Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY

             "Art on Paper Invitational," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

             "Grounded, Invitational Sculpture Exhibition," Art/Omi, NY

  "Behind the Eight Ball," Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY

1994     "National Drawing Invitational," The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

  "A Primary Medium: Contemporary Drawing," Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 

       Utica, NY

1993     "On Paper," TZ' Art & Co. Gallery, New York, NY

  "The Second Dimension: Twentieth Century Sculptors' Drawings," The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

  "Karuizawa Drawing Biennale 1993," Wakita Museum of Art, Karuizawa, Japan

1993     "Drawings from 55 Ferris Street," Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

                  (traveled to Wynn Kramarsky Gallery, New York, NY)

             "55 Ferris Street III," Brooklyn, NY selected by Frederieke Taylor

1992     "Contemporary Wood Sculpture," The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

             "Update 1992," White Columns, New York, NY

1992     "The Salon Show," Art in General, New York, NY

  "The Figure's Edge," The University of Akron, University Art Galleries, Akron, OH

1991     "Triangle Artists' Workshop: 10th Anniversary Exhibition," Usdan Gallery, Bennington, VT

1991     "Western Agenda," Artists Space, New York, NY, Connie Butler, Curator

             "Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

             "Black and White Drawings," Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1990     "Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

             "New Drawing," Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

1989     "The Emerging Figure," Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL 

                 (traveled to Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY)

             "Works on Paper," Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY

  "Sculpture '89, Fellowship Recipients from the New York Foundation for the Arts," 

       University Art Gallery, State University at Albany, NY

             "The Case for Plywood," Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

1988     "Selections from the Berkus Collection," Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

             "Discreet Formalities," Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

  "Drawings by Ten," Mandeville Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA

  "A Contemporary Drawing Celebration: Exploring the Foundation of Sculpture,"

       Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

             "Works on Paper," Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1987     "Year 1: A Survey," Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

             "Art Against Aids," Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY

             "Drawing for Sculpture," Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA

             "Synthesis," Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             "Selections," Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY

             "Selections," Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

             "The Structural Image," Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

             "Contemporary Drawing," Collegiate School, NY

1986     "Sculpture on the Wall," The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

             "Selected Recent Acquisitions," The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

             "Inaugural Exhibition," Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY

1985          "Working in Brooklyn: Sculpture," The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

             "Affiliations: Recent Sculpture and it Antecedents," The Whitney Museum of American Art, 

                  Fairfield County, Stanford, CT, Joshua Decter and David Lurie, Curators

             "Abstract Relationships," Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

             "Basically Wood," Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA

1984     "Painting and Sculpture Today:1984," The Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN

             "Invitational Exhibition," Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY

             "New York Artists," Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

             "Brooklyn '84, 9th Annual Exhibition," The Brooklyn Museum, NY            

             "Sculptors Drawings," The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             "Fall Show," Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY, Leslie Dill, Curator

             "Seven New York Artists: New Abstractions," R Street Gallery, Washington, DC

1983     "Terminal New York," The Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY, Ted Castle, Curator

             "Fresh Paint," Plediades Gallery, New York, NY

             "MFA Thesis Exhibition," Higgins Hall Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1982     "The 67th Hudson River Annual," The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

 

PUBLIC ART


2016       “Beauties,” Grace Bldg. Lobby Installation, NYC.  Commission, Tom Kotik, Curator

2007       “Fancy for Boston”, Boston Children’s Hospital, MA, Commission, permanent installation

1996-97 “Changing Places," Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY organized by Public Art Fund, 

                  Tom Eccles, Curator, site-specific work

1999       “1999 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art ,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY. 

                    Commission, site-specific work

1993       "The Sculpture Court Project," Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY. 

                    Commission, Mary Murray, Curator, site-specific work

 

SET/ COSTUME DESIGNS


2017  Jodi Melnick, “MOAT,” River to River Dance Festival, sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council,

                    Governor’s Island New York, NY  (June 2017) (set design)

2012       Jodi Melnick, “Fancy,” Excerpt from “Solo, Deluxe Version,” Dance Under the Influence, 

                    Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (May 2012) (costume and set Design)           

1996       Iréne Hultman Dance, "Cascade," Altogether Different, The Joyce Theater, New York, NY (January '96)

                    (set-design)

1992       Iréne Hultman Dance, "Red Cap," Danspace Project, St. Mark's Church, New York, NY (January '92), 

                    (toured: Dansens Hus (The House of Dance Foundation), Stockholm, Sweden, March 1992 

                    (set-design)

1990-91  The Quartet, "Lies Revealed," Bessie Schønberg Theater, Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY

                    (November '90), (toured in '91: "Holland Festival," Nieuwpoort Theater, Ghent, Belgium; 

                   "New York Time Festival," De Meervart Theater, Amsterdam, Holland; 

                    Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany) (set-design)

 





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