J O N A T H A N WA H L www.jonathanwahl.com 


1995-1996            Artist-in-Residence, Klein Plastik, Hochscule der Kunst,

                                Berlin, Germany

1992-1994            State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, Master of Fine Arts, Metal

1989-1990            Temple University Abroad, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy

1986-1990            Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA, Bachelor of Fine Arts


2010                       The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2010                       Ian Wardropper & Sarah Mc Near.

2009                       The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX.

2000                       The Museum of Arts And Design formerly, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1997                       Donna Schneier, New York, NY

1997                       Robert Phannebecker, Lancaster, PA

1996                       Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, New Paltz, NY

1989                       Antonio Gava, Italian Secretary of the Interior, Rome, Italy


                                AWARDS AND HONORS

2009                       New York foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Print Making, Drawing & Book Arts.

2009                       The Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, NY, NY

1999                       New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Craft

1997                       Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation biennial award

1996                       Empire State Craft Alliance, Career Development Grant

1990                       Outstanding Achievement Award, Pennsylvania Society of Goldsmiths


                                SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018                        Outrageous Ornament Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.

2018                        In Conversation: 18th-Century Influences on Contemporary Craft, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX.

2017                        New York Silver Then and Now, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY, cureated by Jennine Falino 

2017                       Sentimental Ornamentation, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University,

                                Grand Rapids, MI

2016                       Parallels, Jonathan Wahl & Sondra Sherman, Lamar Dodge Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

2015                       Reading Objects, Samuel Dorsky Gallery, New Paltz, NY.

2015                       Jonathan Wahl, Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox, MA. solo.

2015                       PULSE NYC, Sienna Gallery, solo.

2014                       Reverse: rewriting culture, Dot Fifty One, Miami, FL.

2013                       Twenty First Century Heirlooms, Racine Museum of Art, Racine, WI. 

2013                       RE: Position, Harbourfront Center, Toronto Canada

2012                       Covet, Sienna Gallery, SOFA NY, NY & Sienna Contemporary, Lenox, MA.

2012                       Jonathan Wahl & Kim Cridler, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University,

                                Grand Rapids, MI

2012                       Decorative Impulse, Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Museums, Milwaukee, WI

2011                       Dubh/Dialogues in Black, American Irish Historical Society, New York, NY, traveled.

2011                       Decadence and Disarray, SPQ Projects, Lenox, MA.

2011                       Pulse NYC, Sienna Gallery, NY, NY.

2010                       Day Job, The Drawing Center, NY, NY, catalog..

2010                       Liquid Lines, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX.

2010                       Extreme Beauty, Glassell School of Art, Houston TX.

2009                       The Jet Drawings, Sienna Gallery, Lenox MA (solo), catalog

2009                       The Jet Drawings, SOFA New York, Sienna Gallery, (solo), catalog

2007                       New York Memories, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY

2005                       Homomuseum, Exit Art, New York, NY

2005                       The Bridge, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2004                       The Art of Aging, The Museum Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

2003                       Figure, Fact, & Fiction, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2003                       Formed to Function, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sherboygan, WI

2002                       Markers In Contemporary Metal, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, New Paltz

2001                       Cowboys and Unicorns, Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

2001-2002              Mikromedias, Bayerischer Kunstgeweber Verein e. V., Bavarian Decorative Arts Museum,

                                Munich, Germany, curated by Otto Künzli., traveled

2000                       Blurred Boundaries, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

2000                       Plastic Monuments, Centro Municipal de Expiciones Subte, Montevideo, Uruguay, catalog

2000                       Defining Craft, The American Craft Museum, New York, NY, catalog

1999                       Laurie Hogin/Jonathan Wahl, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (two-person)

1999                       In Regard to the Domestic: Identities Found in the Local, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI

1999                       Funk-shun, Henry Street Settlement House, New York, NY

1998                       Contemporary Crafts of New York State, New York State Museum, Albany, NY.                                                                                    

1997-1998             Transfigurations, University of Akron, Akron, OH, catalog, forward by Arthur C. Danto, traveled.              

1997                       Craft Mediating Culture, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY

1996                       Contemporary Craft, New York State Museum, Albany, NY.

1995                       Issues and Intents, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA


2018                        Shustack, Jennifer, WAG Magazine , ”Jewelry on the Edge”, October 1.

2018                        Falino, Jeannine, Twenty First Century Silver, Metalsmith Magazine, vol 38, NO. 1

2016                       Fernandez,Jennifer, Architectural Digest, “A Stylish New York Apartment for a Kardashian PR Powerhouse”, July 6.

2015                       Cumins Susan , Art Jewelry Forum, April 2.

2010                       Johnson, Ken, “Day Job”, The New York Times, January 20.

2010                       “Day Job”, catalog, The Drawing Center, New York ,NY.

2010                       “Day Job”, Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, December 9. 

2009                       Simon, Marjorie, ”Objects of Remembrance Contemporary Mourning Jewelry”, Metalsmith Magazine,                                    

                                 volume  29, number 5.

2009                       The Jet Drawings, Sienna Press

2008                       500 Metal Vessels, Lark Books, Ashville, NC.

2005                       momenta art 1989 to 2004 catalog, momenta art, Brooklyn, NY

2005                       McGee, Celia, “Carving Out a Niche”, Daily News, Sunday October 30

2005                       Cotter, Holland, “Homomuseum,” The New York Times, June 24, 2005

2005                       Simon Marjorie, “The 92nd Street Y," Metalsmith Magazine, Fall 2005, volume 25, no 5

2005                       The Advocate Report, “Homomuseum,” The Advocate, July 5, 2005

2004                       Glueck, Grace, “The Art of Aging,” The New York Times, January 16, 2004

2003                       Cole, Kevin, “Formed to Fuction?” Dialogue Magazine, May/June 2003

2003                       Holley, Mary Ann, “formed to function?” The Sherboygan Press, February 23, 2003

2002                       Rossolowski, Tacey A., “Markers In Contemporary Metal,” Metalsmith Magazine, fall 2002

2001                       “Mikromegas” catalog, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbe-Verein, Munich, Germany

2000                       Defining Craft, The American Craft Museum, New York, NY                                            

2000                       Jaeger, William, “Crafting an Art Debate,” Times Union, November 24

2000                       Canning, Susan M., Laurie Hogin & Jonathan Wahl @ Momenta Art, Art In America, June 2000

2000                       Reif, Rita, “Keeping Up With the Expanding Meaning of Craft,”The New York Times, February 13,

1999                       The New Yorker, Goings on About Town, Laurie Hogin and Jonathan Wahl,

1999                       Michal Ann , Carley “Transfigurations,” Metalsmith Magazine, volume 20, number 5

1999                       Exhibition in Print, Metalsmith Magazine

1999                       Ames, Kenneth, “Craft Mediating Culture,” Metalsmith Magazine, volume 19, number 3

1997                       Transfigurations catalog, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron Ohio, 

                                forward by Arthur C. Danto

1997                       The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awards Catalog, New York, NY

1996                       Tran, Turner, “Issues and Intents,” Metalsmith Magazine, volume 16, number 3

1994                       Exhibition in Print, Metalsmith Magazine

1994                       Metcalf, Bruce,” Recent Sightings,” Metalsmith Magazine, volume 14, number 4



2009                       “Linked In”, Pulse section, Philadelphia Magazine, June

2009                       500 enameled Objects, Lark Books, Ashville, NC

2009                       Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, “It is all in the Wrist”, March 6.

2007                       O, The Oprah Magazine, Style O, February 2007

2006                       O, The Oprah Magazine, Comfort Zone, February 2006

2006                       Burwell, Alison, W Jewelry, “New Wave”, Summer 2006.                                                                         

2005                       Harpers Bazaar, Korea, “News & Info, Bridge @ Gana Gallery”, December 2005.

2005                       Murray, Suzanne, “Keep Your Beauty in Balance,” Organic Style Magazine, November 2005

2004                       1000 Rings, curated by Robert Ebendorf, Lark Books, Asheville, NC

2002                       Simon, Marjorie, “Mikromegas”, Metalsmith Magazine, summer 2002.

1996                       O’Sullivan, Michael, “Chain Gang’ Breaks the Bounds of ‘Craft,” The Washington Post,

                                 June 10, 1996



2018 Fasel, Marion, Jewelry Influencer: 92 Street Y’s Jonathan Wahl, The Adventurine, December 2018.

2018                        Brown, Sarah Rachel, Perceived Value, A Mixture of Naiveté and Bravado | Jonathan Wahl of the 92nd St. Y, August 31.


2009                       Craft In America Documentary, Produced by Craft In America/Patricia Bischetti, aired on PBS

                                 October 7, featured quest.

2005                       Simon, Stephanie, “Homomuseum,” New York 1, June 20, 2005



2002                       Funky Abstraction, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY

2000                       Fairy Tale, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY

1999                       Men Who Sew, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY



2017                       Parsons School of Design, NY, NY.

2016                       University of Georgia, Athens GA.

2014                       Quest Lecturer, NYC immersion, University of Gegoria, Athens, GA.

2012                       Quest Lecturer, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2010                       Quest Lecturer, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.

2004                       Quest Lecturer, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000                       Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2000                       Guest Lecturer, University of Texas, El Paso, University of New Mexico, Las Crusas

1998                       Guest Lecturer, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA

1997                       Guest Lecturer, University of Akron, Jewelry/Metals Department, Akron, OH

1997                       The Tin Quilt Project,  public art project in conjunction with

                                 The Craft Students League YWCA/NYC and Citicorp, New York, NY

1997                       Tin Chasing Workshop, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1996                       Conversations symposium, alumni panelist-“Image Making and Studio Practice,”

                                SUNY New Paltz, NY

1995                       Guest Lecturer, Parsons School of Design, Product Design Department, Metals,                                                                          

                                 New York, NY