EDUCATION

2002   MFA Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

1996    BA Studio Art, Philosophy, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    University of Rhode Island Art Gallery, "Interior Perspectives", Kingston, RI

2012    Craftland, "Terrestrial Contact", Providence, RI

2009   5Traverse Gallery, "How To Hold On", Providence, RI

2008   AS220 Project Space, "The Reachers and The Dwellers", Providence, RI

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015    Jamestown Art Center, "Burning Down the House", Jamestown, RI

2014    Pawtucket Arts Gallery, "Annual RISCA Fellowship Exhibition", Pawtucket, RI

2012    AS220, "Traces: Persistent and Fleeting", Providence, RI

2011    Newark Arts Council Open Doors Exhibition, "Call and Response", Newark, NJ

2010    Dorsch Gallery, "A Flawed Providence", Miami, FL

            David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, "VoiceOver", Providence, RI

            Providence Art Club, "Extreme Scale", Providence, RI

2009   5Traverse Gallery, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL

            Crossing Art Projects, "Recess", Flushing, NY

            Arsenal Center for the Arts, "RISD Alumni Biennial", Watertown, MA

2008   Soap Factory, "Nothing at the End of the Lane", Minneapolis, MN

             AS220 Mercantile Block, "New Obstructions", Providence, RI

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2014    Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Fellowship

2009   Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Fellowship

2006   Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Merit Fellowship

2002   S.L.Y. Herman Scholarship in Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design

1999    Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

            Minnesota State Arts Board, Career Opportunities Grant

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2016    Brown University, Visual Arts Department, Providence, RI

            Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Providence, RI

2015    University of Rhode Island, Painting and Drawing, Kingston, RI

2014    Providence College, Studio Art, Providence, RI

2013    RISD Museum, "Locally Made" Programming, Providence, RI

2010    Roger Williams University, Department of Art and Architectural History, Bristol, RI

2009   Top Drawer Art Center, Bristol, RI

2007   Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Glass Department, Boston, MA

2006   Rhode Island School of Design, Sculpture Department, Providence, RI

1999    Bethel University, Art Department, St. Paul, MN

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Local Luminaries", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, March 5, 2014

"Terrestrial Contact", Greg Cook, Providdnce Phoenix, September 22, 2012

"Open Doors Studio Tour to Newark", Dan Bischoff, The Star Ledger, October 21, 2011

"10 Exhibits Worth Another Look", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, December 22, 2010

"A Familiar Strangeness", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, July 7, 2010

"Haunting Secrets of the Night", Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, July 7, 2010

"Under Construction: Sculptor Jon Laustsen Builds Art From the Ground Up", Martina Windels, The East Side Monthly, July, 2010

"Sculptors Offer Plot Twists in VoiceOver Show", Bill Van Siclen, The Providence Journal, June 17, 2010

"VoiceOver: Narrative in Sculpture", Judith Tolnick Champa, Artscope Magazine, July/Aug 2010

"Changes in Scale at the Providence Art Club", Bill Van Siclen, The Providence Journal, March 04, 2010

"Closing Time", Annie Messier, Providence Daily Dose, March 13, 2009

Art Reviews, Bill Van Siclen, The Providence Journal, March 12, 2009

"Under Construction: Jon Laustsen's Surreal Minimalist Mutations", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, March 04, 2009

"Funhouse", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, October 09, 2008

"Good Fellows", Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, February 22, 2008

"Abstraction Meets the Macabre", Bill Van Siclen, The Providence Journal, February 14, 2008

 

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