Jon Rappleye

Solo Exhibitions
2012       Land of Promise, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ  
2010       New/Now, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CN
2009        Forgotten Planet, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2008        Fantastic Planet, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
                End of Nature, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
                In the Quiver of the Kingdom, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2007        Awakened in the Peaceable Kingdom, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New york, NY
                Strange World, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
                Out of the Silent Planet, Jersey City Museum, NJ
2006        Supernature, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2003        Jabber(caul), Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001        Recent Work, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2000        New Work, Mosaic Gallery, Boisie, ID
1998        The Immaculate Collection, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI
1995        Before and Beyond, Atrium Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1992        Inner Sanctum, Bullen Arts Center, Logan, UT

Group Exhibitions 
2012       Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY 
               Dendrology: The Nature of Trees, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ
             Naturally, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ 
               Works on Paper, at The Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
2011       Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA      
               A Live Animal, root division Gallery, San Francisco CA 2010        Lush Life, Invisible Exports Gallery, New York, NY
                Bestiary, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
                Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions Annual Exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ
                VASK, Visiting Artist Student Collaborative, Las Vegas Art Center, NV
2009        Give them what They Never Knew they Wanted, Jeff bailey Gallery, New York, NY
                Good News: Artwork by University of Wisconsin Alumni, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI
                Back Yard, Sam Lee Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
                Truly, Madly, Deeply, 3-person exhibition, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
                The Next Century, distinguished Alumni Exhibition, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 
                Utah State University, Logan, UT
                Not Just Another Pretty Face, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT
2008        Wild Kingdom, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
                Repositioning the Landscape, Westport Art Center, Westport, CN
                Thoreau Reconsidered, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA
                Enantiomorphic Chamber, Nurture Art gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                52nd, Annual National Print Exhibition, Hunterton Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
2007        Thoreau Reconstructed, Wave Hill Gallery, Bronx, NY
                Oasis, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY
                Loaded, N.Y. Art prospects, New York, NY
                Scorcher, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY
2006        Summer Kamp K48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2005        The Zine Unbound "Cults, Werewolves, Sarcastic Hippies", Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 
                San Fransisco, CA
                Fresh Direct, Jeff bailey Gallery, New York, NY
                Point of View, Voxpopuli Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                Collaboration as a Medium, Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC
2004        Fake Plastic Trees, Jeff Bailey gallery, New York, NY 
                Summer Exhibition, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, Il
                Into the Present, works from the Astrachan Collection, University of New England, ME
                International Underground, Whitney Young Cultural Center, San Fransisco, CA
                Irrational Exuberance, Stefan Stux Gallery, New york, NY Curator: David Hunt
                The 18th Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
                3-D Diversity, Discourse, Dimension, International Conference of Southern Graphics, 
                Rutgers University, New Brunswick,NJ
                9x9, Mid Atlantic Art Foundation, Traveling Exhibition 9 Venues including University of Richmond
                Art Museum, Richmond, VA
2003        0730 too Contemoorary Artist in Jersey City, Jersey City museum and ProArts, Jersey City, NJ
                Newer Genres: Twenty Years of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking, Rutgers University,
                New Brunswick, NJ
                New Jersey Arts Annual, The Morris Museum, Morris Town, NJ
                New Jersey Arts Annual, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
                100 new Jersey Artists Make Prints, 13 Venues including the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC
                Nurturing the New, Nurture Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002        International Symposium on Lithographic Art, Tidaholm, Sweeden
                New Jersey Print and Paper Fellows, Rutgers University, new Brunswick, NJ
                Impressions, Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
                17th Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, Curator: Bill Arning
                Natural History, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, Il
2001        America Speaks Out, Alexander and Bonin gallery, New York, NY
1999        Art and Passion, Richard Anderson Gallery, New york, NY
                Group Show, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY
1998        Posh, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Grants, Awards, Residencies
2010        Visiting Artist, Spring Semester, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV
2009        Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
2008        New Jersey State Council on the Arts State Grant
                Golden Paints Fellowship in Painting
                Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency, Omaha, NE
2006-07   John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Arts/Industry Residency Sheboygan, WI
                Headlands Center for the Arts, Residency, project space, Sausalito, CA
                Salina Center for the Arts, Residency, Salina, KS
                Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, NY
2005        New Jersey Meadowlands Grand, NJ
                Cooper Union Summer Residency, New York, NY
                Lower East Side Printshop, reserve fellowship, New York, NY
                Jentel Residency, Banner, WY
                Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2002        Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency, Pyramid Atlantic Printmaking Fellowship, MD
                Headland Center for the Arts, Residency, Sausalito, CA
                Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2001        Jersey Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Ceter for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
                Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2000        Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY    
                MacDowell Residency, Peterborough, NH
1999        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
                Albert Murry Grant
1996        Albert Murry Grant 

Public Collections 
                West Collection
                Nerman Museum of Art, Oppenheimer Collection, Overland Park, KS
                New Britain Museum of American Art, new Britain, CT
                The Progressive Corporation
                Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT
                Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
                Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
                Art in Embassies
                Hudson Community College, Jersey City, NJ

                Hartford Courant, Frank Rizzo, Odd Views of nature, Aug. 19th 2010
                The Bristol Press, Scott Whipple, July 28th 2010
                Hartford Advocate, Alex Dueben, Open-Ended Narratives of Nature, Aug. 4th 2010
                The Villager, Stephanie Buhmann, When Grim Reality Meets Whimsical Fantasy, Vol. 78 #48
                May 6-12 2009
                Downtown Express, Stephanie Buhmann, When Reality Meets Fantasy, Vol. 21 #52 May 8-14 2009
                Los Angeles Times, Christopher Knight, Wonderful and Bleak Knowledge, June 13, 2008
                Memphis Flyer,  Carol Knowles, Another World, Feb 7, 2008 issue #990
                New York Times Magazine, Jerry Saltz, Critic's Pick: Enantiomorphic Chamber, Nurture Art Gallery,
                March 13, 2008
                The Brooklyn Rail, Casandra Neyenesch, Enantiomorphic Chamber, Nurture Art Gallery, April, Pg.38
                Salina Journal, Kansas, Gary Demuth, Realistic and Fantastic, Aug. 31, 2007
                The New york Times, Benjamin Genocchio, Modern Ripples from Walden Pond, July 22, 2007
                The Kansas City Star, Critics' Picks, Alice Thorson, Sep. 30, 2007, G4
                 Sunflower Journeys KTWU Television, State of the Arts, #2106
                Artforum, Critics' Pick, Colby Chamberlain, Thoreau Revisited, Wave hill gallery, NYC 2007
                Art Times, Russia, Review, Peace and Love,, 2007
                The Star-Ledger, Dan Bischoff, A Supernatural View of Nature, April 6, 2007
                Time Out New York, review, Kamp K48, Les Simpson, Aug 24-30-, 2006, Issue 569
                Art on Paper, Stephanie buhman, may/June 2006, vol. 10 No. 5
                Border Crossings magazine, Robert Enright, Quivers, Tangles and other Enchantments,  Issue 98 Pg. 
                New American Paintings, Vol. 63, Mid Atlantic Edition, 2006
                Point of View, Vox Populi Gallery, on line review
                New American Paintings, Vol. 45 Mid Atlantic Edition, 2003
                Brimming with Color and Light, William Zimmer, the New York Times, Section 14, Pg. 8 January 27  
                Artists Head West, Michelle Falkenstein, The New york times, Section 14 Pg. 4 sec. 4 Jan, 20, 2002
                The Age of Irony Returns, Prescott Tolk, The Jersey City Reporter, January 20, 2002
                Master Prints come to RVCC, Ralph Bellantoni, Courier News, Oct 3 2002
                New American Paintings, Vol. 33, mid Atlantic Edition, 2001
                Public Exposure, Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Pg. B15, December 7, 2000

1999        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan ME
1998        Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
1992        Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting, Magna Cum Laude, Utah State University, Logan, UT