about

Jonathan Cecil is a visual artist working and living in Los Angeles, California. His work focuses on the reconstitution and transformation of media through digital processes. He he received a MFA in Design Media Art at University of California Los Angeles in 2012. He graduated from University of California Santa Barbara with a BA in Studio Art in 2000. Jonathan is a resident at the Game Lab at UCLA, and supervisor of the UCLA Design Media Art Fabrication Lab.

 

exhibitions

2012 – Microwave International New Media Arts Festival.┬áHong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong. November 11 – November 18, 2012.

2012 – Render: New Construction in Video Art, California Museum of Photography. University of California Riverside, Riverside, California. February 4 – April 21, 2012.

2012 – photo LA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California. January 13th – 16th, 2012.

2011 – WORLDS, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. October 14, 2011 – January 15, 2012.

2011 – <<<(((Mods&Hackers)))>>>, Young Projects. Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California. May 26 – August 30, 2011.

2011 – Tell Them Nothing of the Things I Thought About and Created While I Was Sleeping, New Wight Gallery. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. May 13 – May 23, 2011.

2011 – ZAP! 59 Images of Electricity, The Wheelhouse. Santa Barbara, California. April 8, 2011.

2011 – Collective Node, Left Coast Books. Goleta, California. March 16 – April 30, 2011.

2011 – Suburbia, PLATFORM, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California. February – March 2, 2011.

2010 – Increments, GATE Projects. Glendale, California. December 10, 2010 – February 25, 2011.

2010 – I Am Here Now, New Wight Gallery. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. October 14th – October 20th, 2011.

2010 – Snarled Megalopolis, PLATFORM, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California. October 1 – December 17, 2010.

2010 – Gadget OK! DMA2, Art | Sci Center Gallery. University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. February 18 – March 4, 2010.

2008 – Small Treasures: Artist Miniatures, Fresno Art Museum. Fresno, California. November 21 – December 18, 2008.

2008 – Fresh Impressions: Letterpress Printing in Contemporary Art, Hoffman Gallery. Portland, Oregon. February 28 – March 20, 2008.

2005 – Every Force Evolves a Form, University Art Gallery. Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, California. September 29 – October 22, 2005.

2004 – Colony, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery. University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada. July 9 – August 21, 2004.

2004 – D.I.T. One Night Art Situation, Storefront. Echo Park, California. April, 2004.

2004 – The Rocket Four, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum. Santa Barbara, California. April 17 – May 30, 2004.

2004 – Rocket Four: Making Artist Books, Lilly Library. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. January 20 – March 5, 2004.

2004 – OnBoard and Awake, University Center. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA. May 3 – May 7, 2004.

2004 – Blur, Bekins Building Gallery. Santa Barbara, CA. April 24, 2004.

2003 – OnBoard, Stork Plaza. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA. May 23 – May 30, 2003.

2002 – By Chance: Serendipity and Randomness in Contemporary Artists’ Books, Robert B. Hass Family Arts Library Special Collections. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. August 12 – November 6, 2002.

2001 – Cuatro Voladores, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango. Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Columbia. November 2001 – January 2002.

2000 – U4, Perch Gallery. Santa Barbara, California. June 10 – June 25, 2000.

2000 – Getting Into Boxes, Bottles and Trouble: Ring Two, Gallery 1434. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California. April 10 – April 14, 2000.

2000 – Reimbursement, Bortolazzo Construction Gallery. Santa Barbara, California. March 15 – April 15, 2000.

2000 – Headlight, Gallery 1434. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California. January 24 – January 29, 2000.

1999 – High Flicker Fusion Frequency, Gallery 1434. University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara California. November 30 – December 2, 1999.