Bio / CV

Reconstructed Courbet "Stonebreakers", Jonathan Mann, 2010, Digitized Image.

Jonathan S. Mann

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/COMMISSIONS:

  • (Upcoming) Woodbine Habitat, Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood, MD, October 2017
  • (Upcoming) Enigmatic Visions, Agora Gallery, New York, NY, July 28 - August 17, 2017. Opening Reception Thursday August 3rd, 6 - 8 PM
  • Animal Portraits by Jonathan Mann, Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood, MD, May 2017.
  • HoCo Open 2016, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City MD, January - February 2016.
  • Let’s Keep in Touch, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City MD, January - February 2016.
  • Maryland Art Educators Association Annual Conference Art Exhibition, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, MD, Fall 2007.
  • Sharing Artistic Visions: Student and Faculty Artwork from Montgomery County High Schools, The Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Spring 2006.
  • Symbiosis: Montgomery County Public Schools, The Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Spring 2005.
  • Pre-College Faculty Art Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 2003 & 2004.
  • Faculty Art Exhibition, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, 2002 & 2003.
  • Rosa Rugosa Park, site-specific installation, Howard County, MD, 1995-Present.
  • Faculty Art Exhibition, Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD, 1996.
  • Outdoor Sculpture 1981, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA.
  • Oil portrait of Dr. Howard Mitchell, emeritus conductor of the National Symphony, commissioned by Mstislav Rostropovich, Washington, DC, 1981.
  • “…Interacting…,” site-specific installation, Glen Echo National Park, MD, 1980.
  • Mural, Ford Foundation Grant, DC General Hospital, Washington, DC, 1979.

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES/PUBLISHED REVIEWS/LECTURES/VIDEOS:

  • The Visual Activist 2010, video for the Center for International Education symposium: Digital Media: Jump-Starting Education and Action on Critical Global Issues and the Washington International School Feb. 2, 2010, at the World Bank, Washington, DC.
  • The Visual Activist, 2010, Springbrook HS, Jonathan Mann.avi:      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4vnajOJ4fU
  • Springbrook High School's Digital Art Lab.avi:       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6uB4q0xWw0
  • It’s All About Inquiry, Art Education Department, Spring 2009, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.
  • Issues of Visual Art Censorship, New York City Art Teachers Association, Fall 2006 Conference, New York, NY.
  • cancelled - currents intheknow.typepad.com/currents/files/nycatabrochure06Revised.pdf    Oct 28, 2006 - RM 737 Jonathan S. Mann, Art Educator, Springbrook ... Visual Activist from one Maryland high school.
  • A Figure of Visual Speech, Maryland Art Education Association, Fall 2006 Conference, Towson, MD.
  • Lessons from the Visual Activist, Art Education Program, Spring 2006, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • The Visual Activist: An Issue of Censorship, National Art Education Association, 2006 Conference, Chicago, IL, and the New York City Art Teachers Association, 26th Annual Conference, Fall 2006, New York, NY.
  • Censorship, Maryland Art Education Association, Fall 2005 Conference, Silver Spring, MD.
  • Teaching Art History in the Studio Art Class, Art Education Program, Spring 2005, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • Art Matters: Contextualizing Art Throughout the Curriculum, National Art Education Association, 2005 Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Art Matters, Maryland Art Education Association, Fall 2004 Conference, Silver Spring, MD.
  • Toward Unity: September 11, 2001, School Arts, Davis Art Publications, January 2002.
  • Fowl Orientations, The Academy of the Arts, 1987.
  • Between Art and Craft: The Fine Line, The Academy of the Arts, 1987.
  • Works on Paper: Perspectives, The Academy of the Arts, 1986.
  • The Black Artist, The Academy of the Arts, 1986.
  • New Art Examiner, Reviews, 1984-1985.
  • Art and Craft History, Miami, FL; Annandale, VA; Easton, MD and Washington, DC,  1985-1988.

 

CERTIFICATES/AWARDS/RECOGNITION:

  • The Blueprint : Super Mann finishes the job  http://blueprintnewsonline.com/945/news/945/
  • “Tear Down Your Walls”, a site-specific 150’ mural project with 12 at-risk students, Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, MD., 2014.
  • The Maryland Art Education Association Award Recipient, High School Art Teacher, 2013.
  • Microsoft Imagine Cup, 2011, Springbrook students place 2nd in national competition for designing game application program to aid Japan after 2011 earthquake.
  • The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Award Recipient, The Power of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2009.
  • Springbrook High School News  Jonathan Mann was one of 32 artist/art teachers selected from hundreds around the country to ...
  • The Springbrook High School, Senior Class Graduation Speaker, D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Washington, DC, 2007
  • Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in Art, Pre-Kindergarten – 12th Grade, Maryland State Department of Education, 2001 – 2015.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Student Art Show: Celebrating Eastern Montgomery County, Fairland Community Center, Silver Spring, MD, Spring 2006
  • MCPS Media Festival, AFI Theater, Silver Spring, MD, Spring 2006, (students won 2nd place in web design and video production)
  • National Gallery of Art High School Seminar, Washington, DC, 2004 – 2006, 2013
  • Students selected to participate in Arts on the Block, a corporate sponsored community arts project for downtown Silver Spring, MD, 2005 – 2006
  • Recognition: In Person & Print, The Bulletin, The Public Information Office, Montgomery County Public Schools, MD, 2002 and 2006.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Career Futures Internship Program for Springbrook High School, 2005 – 2006, (student intern published manual for 3-D imaging software)
  • Recognition: Blueprint, Springbrook High School Newspaper, 2001, 2005, and 2006
  • Traveling Student Exhibition: The Road to Brown v. Board of Education, AFI Theater, Silver Spring, MD; and the Maryland Historical Society, Rockville, MD. Permanently installed at the Maryland Historical Society.
  • Students selected to participate in MCPS Student Digital Show, VCT Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Spring 2003
  • Lasting Images Through Eyes of Youth - The Washington Post           Nov 1, 2001 - At Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, students in Jonathan Mann's digital art class recently created images representing their reflections ...  https://www.washingtonpost.com/...of.../4b899a02-d3a3-46ea-b00e-23d0355ed430/
  • Traveling Student Exhibition: Toward Unity: September 11, 2001, Fort Myers, Arlington, VA; The Military Women in the War Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA; and the Montgomery County Executive Office Building, Rockville, MD, Spring – Summer 2002
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Toward Unity: September 11, 2001, The Pentagon, 2002
  • Students selected to participate in Encouraging Visual Storytelling: An Exhibition of K –12 Student Art Work, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Spring 2001

 

EDUCATION:

  • Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1996-2000. Post-baccalaureate studies (art education and graphics).
  • University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1987. Preliminary coursework for Ph.D. in Art History, fellowship for Ph.D. declined.
  • The American University, Washington, DC, 1983-1985. M.A., 19th and 20th century Art History, 1985.
  • The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC, 1977-1981. B.F.A., Painting, Sculpture, and Site-Specific Installation.
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1975-1976.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Adjunct Professor of Art History, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD, 1998-2006, 2010-Present.
  • Chairman/Resource Teacher, Digital Art, International Baccalaureate Art, Advanced Placement Art History, and TV Studio Teacher, Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, MD, 2000-2015.
  • Pre-College Teacher of Art History, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. 2002 – 2006, 2010, 2012.
  • Adjunct Professor of Art History and 2-D Design, 1985 – 2000, at the following colleges: Montgomery College, Rockville, MD; Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD; Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD; Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD; The American University, Washington, DC.
  • Woodworking & Art Teacher, St. Albans Program, Washington, DC, 1979-1985.
  • Art Teacher, Westview Jr. High School, Miami, FL, 1982-1983.
  • Art Teacher, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981.

 

SELECTED WORK HISTORY:

  • Director, The Fendrick Gallery, Washington, DC and New York City 1987-1988.
  • Curator/Visual Arts Education Supervisor, The Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD, 1985-1987.
  • Researcher, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1985.
  • Research Assistant, Art Collection, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1985.
  • Curatorial Intern, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, 1984-1985.
  • Furnituremaker, Skovby Mobelfabrik, Galten, Denmark, 1981-1982.
  • Design and Technical Assistant, The 11th International Sculpture Conference, Washington, DC, 1980. Assisted Nancy Holt, David Nash, and Lloyd Hamrol.
  • Volunteer Assistant, The Department of Graphic Production and Exhibition, The Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1980-1981.