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To paint the subject from the inside (essence) first, then build layer upon seen layer.

Solo Exhibitions:

"Images of Kerouac and Lowell"  Pollard Memorial Library Lowell, Massachusetts  2019
"Beat Traveler" Paterson Museum, Paterson NJ 2013
"Kerouac's Lowell"  Lowell Telecommunications Center, Lowell, Ma 2013
"In The Realm Of Light" Warner Lambert Gallery, Morris Plains, N.J. 1994
"Paintings By Jonathan Collins" Sussex County College, Newton, N.J. 1994

Selected Group Exhibitions:
"Dissonance" Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ 2020
"76th Regional Exhibition" Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY 2019
"The Contemporary Portrait" N.Y. Hilton N.Y.C 2002
Cenedella Workshop, Art Student's League N.Y.C. 2002
"Paintings by Jonathan Collins and Don Collins" Atrium Gallery, Morristown, N.J. 2002
New Jersey Watercolor Society Nabisco, Hanover, N.J.2002
"Drawings and Small Sculpture" Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, N.J. 1989

Selected Collections:
Warner Lambert Collection. Athens, Greece
Warner Lambert Collection. Mexico City, Mexico
Warner Lambert Collection. Toronto, Canada
Warner Lambert Collection. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lebris Private Collection. Paris, France
Porcino Family Collection. Venice, Italy

Selected Awards:
Certificate of Merit, "The Contemporary Portrait" N.Y.C. 2002
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Quebec, Canada 1993
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Quebec, Canada 1990
New Jersey Governor's Award for Art Education. Trenton, N.J. 1988

Art Students League. New York, N.Y. 2002
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. Philadelphia, P.A. 1988-1989
Morris County Art Association. Morristown, N.J. 1987-1990

Areas of Private Study:
11th-20th Century Art. France, Italy 1997
16th-17th Century Art. Netherlands 1994
16th-20th Century Art. France 1994
Ancient Roman & Renaissance Art. Italy 1994
Ancient-Modern Art. New York, N.Y. 1987-Present

Private Watercolor Workshops. Chester, NJ 2000-2008
Home Schooled Students Association, Randolph, NJ 2004

About the Artist

Jonathan A. Collins

(973) 876-3482

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