Paul Ramírez Jonas
Paul Ramírez Jonas is an artist based in New York City. His solo exhibitions have been seen in international galleries and museums, including Pinacoteca do Estado, São 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); Whitechapel Gallery (UK); Irish Museum of Modern Art (Ireland); Künstlerhaus (Austria); New Museum (NYC); and Kunsthaus Zurich (Switzerland). Ramírez Jonas participated in the 1st Johannesburg Biennale; the 1st Seoul Biennial; the 6th Shanghai Biennial; the 28th São Paulo Biennial; the 53rd Venice Biennial and the 7th Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
In 2010, his Key to the City project was presented by Creative Time in cooperation with the City of New York. His work has been profiled in ArtForum, Zing, ARTnews, the New York Times, Art in America, and other publications.
In 2014, Ramírez Jonas completed a large scale public project with the Exploratorium in San Francisco, and a collaboration with the Education Department at MoMA in New York.
He is an Associate Professor at Hunter College, CUNY.
Photo by Ellie Krakow