Biography

Jonathan Bouknight is a film maker and multi-media artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He was a Working Artist Project fellow with the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in 2014/2015, during which he completed his first full length film, Nightingales. Bouknight was part of the Studio Program of the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center from 2008-2013 and was an artist-in-resident at Maquis Projects in Izmir, Turkey in 2015, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida in 2012 with funding from the Joan Mitchell Foundation. He has been a recipient of grants from Idea Capital and the Fulton County Office of Cultural Affairs. Bouknight has shown in galleries and universities throughout the southeast and abroad, including solo exhibitions at Whitespace, Maquis Projects, and the University of Georgia.

Individual works in the MOCA GA Permanent Collection: