About

Jonathan Faber received his BFA from Alfred University in 1994 and a MFA from the University of Texas Austin in 2003. His work has been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums across the country, including Cue Art Foundation, the Galveston Arts Center, David Shelton Gallery, and the Blanton Museum of Art. Among his awards are those from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Faber is currently an Assistant Professor at Texas State University in the School of Art and Design. He lives and works in Austin, Texas.

  

Representation

 

David Shelton Gallery; Houston, TX

 

 

Awards


Austin Critics’ Table Nomination for best Solo Gallery Exhibition; 2012

 

Pollock Krasner Fellowship VSC Recipient; 2011


Arthouse Texas Prize 2011 Nominee; 2010    

   
Austin Critics' Table Nomination Work Of Art: One Of A Kind; 2010


Arthouse Texas Prize 2007 Nominee; 2007


Arthouse Texas Prize 2005 Nominee; 2004

 

Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Program Recipient; 2003


Marshall F. Wells College and Fellowship Endowment in the College of Fine Arts; 2000-2003

  

 

 

Residencies
 

Vermont Studio Center;  June 2011

 


Press

 

  • "West Austin Studio Tour: A Few Critics Picks”— Austin 360
    Jeanne Claire van Ryzin;  May 16, 2014

  • "Looking for the Familiar and Finding Faces in Jonathan Faber's Oil Paintings" — Houston Press
    Meredith Deliso; Nov 20, 2012

  • “Much More than New Works on Paper” — ARTSHOP SA,
    Haydee Munoz De la Rocha, February 2012

  • “Jonathan Faber: Idle” — Pastelegram
    Mary Caitlin ​Greenwood; Dec. 23, 2011

  •  "Idle: Jonathan Faber at Champion Contemporary" — Austin American Statesman
    Luke Quinten;  December 14, 2012

  • "Editorial Recommendation" — Visual Art Source
    Katy Crocker; December 2011

  • "Jonathan Faber Talks Art at Champion Gallery" — Adobe Airstream
    Katy Crocker; December 8, 2011

  • "Jonathan Faber and Short Stories: Part 3", Might Be Good — Fluent Collaborative, Issue #179 
    Eric ​Zimmerman;  December 2, 2011

  • "Jonathan Faber's show "Idle" at Champion Contemporary" — Texas Contemporary Art
    June Mattingly, November 20, 2011

  • "Jonathan Faber 'Idle' @ Champion" — Fee's List
    Brian Fee; November, 2011

  • "Miles and Miles of Canvas" — Austin Chronicle
    Robert Faires; April 8, 2011

  •  "Explore the Meaning of Abstraction at David Shelton Gallery" — San Antonio Contemporary Art Examiner
    Scott Dickens, November 23, 2009

  •  "Austin Painter Draws On Memory" — Express News
    Steve Bennett; November 29, 2009

  • "Red Hot Red Dot" — Out & About: 360 Blog 
    Michael Barnes; September 18, 2009

  • "Might Be Good" — Fluent Collaborative, Issue# 123
    Claire Ruud; May 29, 2009

  • "All Eyes Are On Austin's Art Community, '22 to Watch'" — The University Star
    Susan Romanella; October 19, 2005

  • "After a Fashion" — Austin Chronicle
    Stephen Moser; Oct. 18, 2002

  • "Tribeza Pick" — Tribeza
    August, 2005

  • "22 to Watch: How AMOA Got It Right!" — Fluent Collaborative, Issue #52 
    August 26, 2005

  •  "22, Two" — Austin Chronicle
    Robert Faires, May 20, 2005

  •  "Inside Arts"— Austin American Statesman: Xlent
     Jeanne Claire van Ryzin; May 19, 2005

  • "Appetite for Deconstruction: Jonathan Faber and Eric Harvey" — Fluent Collaborative, Issue #36
    November 3, 2004

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