Howard Fonda (b.1974, Portland,OR) Lives and works in Portland, Oregon
Holds a Master of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing at School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Bachelor of Science, History and Fine Art at Nazareth College of, Rochester, NY and School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
His solos shows include: TBD, Goldfinch, Chicago, IL, 2020; TBD, Grifter, New York, NY, 2019; Carry Me, Space, Portland, ME, 2019; Yesterday’s and Today’s, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR, 2019; You Can’t Stop the Spring, Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR, 2018; Les Premiers Seront Les Derniers, Art in the Governor’s Office, Salem, OR, 2017; Thoughts From a Stolen Land, The Dot Project, London, UK, 2016; Everything and Nothing, Mixed Greens, New York, NY, among others.
His group shows include: Biofilia, Unpaved Gallery, curated by Emily Burns, Yucca Valley, CA, 2019; Summer Soup, Three Four Three, New York, NY 2019; Celestial Seasons, 0-0 LA, Los Angeles, CA, 2019; Visitors From a Shallow Space, curated by Annie Hémond Hotte and Nora Nieves, Fresh Window, New York, NY, 2018; The Beasts, curated by Dana Bassett, Circle Contemporary, The Arts for Life, Chicago, IL, 2018; A Tree Falls in the Woods, curated by FMLY, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA, 2018; To a God Unknown, Mrs. Gallery, New York, NY, 2018; Fragmented Realities, Nonfinito Gallery, New York, NY, 2018; Geranium, curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 2017, among others.
He has works in important collections such as, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, Microsoft Art Collection, Seattle, SEI Collection, Oaks, PA
The artist’s work has been exhibited and collected throughout the United States and abroad.