Jonathan Beer is a New York-based artist and writer. Beer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1988 and received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2010 and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2012. He was awarded a 3rd Year Post Graduate Fellowship at the New York Academy of Art in 2012. Beer’s has had solo shows at Kathleen Cullen Fine Art in New York, Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts in Atlanta, and at Albany Molecular Corporation and Bethlehem Public Library, both in Albany NY. His work has been exhibited internationally at Galerie Delta in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and at the Siauliai Art Gallery in Siauliai, Lithuania. His group exhibitions include shows at Sotheby’s, Sloan Fine Art, Boltax Gallery, Flowers Gallery, MUSE Center for Photography and the Moving Image, Theaterlab, The Puffin Room, and the ArtNow Fair, all in New York. Beer has been featured in ArtNews, Artslant, NY Art Beat, the New American Paintings Blog, Studio Visit Magazine, Art Takes Miami, and Professional Artist Magazine. In 2011 he co-founded Art-Rated, a blog dedicated to articles and interviews on the contemporary art scene. He is also published by the Huffington Post, the Brooklyn Rail, ArtWrit, and Art Observed.