Jonah Groeneboer was born in 1978 near Vancouver, BC. He studied at SFU in BC, received a BFA in Intermedia at PNCA and an MFA in Studio Art at NYU. He has shown at Bellwether, Showshana Wayne, Museum 52, and in Berlin, London, and Olso. His bibliography includes the New Yorker, New York Arts, Art 21 and The NY Times. He has lectured at the Drawing Center, Ox-Bow School of Art and NYU. Jonah Groeneboer has been a resident Artist at Ox-Bow School of Art. He has taught studio, theory and praxis classes at NYU and Ox-bow to both undergrads and graduates.



Language of Birds, 80WSE, New York, NY


Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Double Mouth Feedback, Recess, NY
Island Time, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Blue Shift, Platform Center for Photographic and Digital Arts, Winnipeg, MB. Solo.




B-OUT, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
Herstory Inventory. 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, Brooklyn Museum, NY
Herstory Inventory. 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria


Pretty Vacant, Collective Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Resurrection, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
A Certain Ratio, Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL.


The Every Other Day, Ideobox Artspace, Miami, FL.
The NY Art Book Fair, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Material/Immaterial, Shoshawna Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Lost Horizon, EXILE Ausstellungraum, Berlin, Germany.
Ox-Bow Centennial Show, Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL.


Evading Customs, Brown Gallery, London, England.
Drawing Gifts, The Drawing Center Benefit, New York, NY.
The Noble Savage and the Little Tramp, Mount Tremper Arts, NY.
DiSoRgAnIzEd, Museum 52, New York, NY.
<>, The Commons, New York University, NY.
Works on Paper, Bellwether, New York, NY.


Sonata for Executioner and Various Young Women, André Schlechtriem, New York, NY. Curated by Nick Weist.
K48 (Installation), Torpedo Kunstbokhandelen, Oslo, Norway.
New Black, Triple Canopy, Starr Space, Brooklyn, NY.
O Canada, MC Gallery, New York, NY.
TWO by TWO for AIDS and Art, The Rachofsky House , Dallas, Texas.
K48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY.
If I told you you were beautiful, Oliver Kamm, New York, NY.
The Measure, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY. Solo.


Beginnings, Why and Wherefore. Curitorial Website Project by Summer Guthery, Lumi Tan and Nicholas Weist.
All is Well That Begins Well and Has No End, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY.
07/08, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY.
Look Away, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Jon Torreano and Michael St James.
MFA Exhibition, 80WSE Galleries, New York University, New York, NY.
Inter-Dimensional Mirror, The Armory Show, Bellwether, New York, NY.
Aspects, Forms, and Figures. Bellwether, New York, NY. Curated by Joao Ribas and Becky Smith.


Recess's Session Program, New York, NY, 2015
FIAR, Fire Island Artist residency, Fire Island, NY, 2014
Visiting Artist, Shandaken Artist Residency, Shandaken, NY, 2014
Herstory Inventory Panel Paricipant, The New York Public Library, New York, NY, 2014
Artist in Residence, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX, 2013
4 x 4: Four Contemporary Artists, Four Approaches to Drawing, The Drawing Center,
New York, NY, 2010
# Class Collecting Panel Participant, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY. 2009
Artist Talk, Ox-Bow, Saugatauk, MI, 2008
Artist in Residence, Ox-Bow, Saugatauk, MI, 2008
Visiting Artist, New York University, New York, NY. 2008


“The Unforeclosed,” David J. Getsy, Flex catalogue essay, 2014
"Queer Formalisms: Jennifer Doyle and David Getsy in Conversation," Art Journal 72.4 (Winter 2013).
Thacker, Eugene. "Black on Black." Mute Magazine. MetaMute, 17 July 2013. Web.
Martha Schwendener: Collaborative and Solo, With a Certain Feminist Bent. The New York Times, September 7, 2012
Fitzgerald, Ali. "Lives and Works in Berlin: Head Shop / Lost Horizon at Exile." Art 21 Blog. Art 21, 02 September 2010. Web.
Scott, Andrea, "Jonah Groeneboer," The New Yorker, Feb 4, 2008, p. 12.
Rosenberg, Karen, "Jonah Groeneboer, The Measure" The New York Times, Feb 1, 2008. p. E35
Willse, Craig, "Craig Willse talks to Jonah Groeneboer," NY Arts Magazine, Jan 2008, Vol. 13, No. 1/2, p.36
Weist, Nicholas, "A Look at Jonah Groeneboer," ARTslant, Jan 8, 2008.
Cotter, Holland, “Art in Review: Aspects, Forms and Figures,” The New York Times, March 2, 2007.


2007 MFA, New York University, New York, NY
2005 BFA, Intermedia, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
BFA Candidate, School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University, BC