EDUCATION

1999   MFA Painting & Printmaking, Yale University


1995   BFA  School of the Art Institute of Chicago


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022   Dreams, Planthouse Gallery, NY, NY

2018   Birthday Party, Planthouse Gallery, NY, NY 

2009   Pictures from Planet Aix, Southeast Missouri State University, MO 

2005   JohnMitchellWorld, Southeast Missouri State University, MO 

2003   SATURNSET, RIVA Gallery, NY, NY

1999   Transformer, Alexandre de Folin Gallery, NY, NY 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022  Ophir & Friends: a tribute to Ophir Agassi, New York Studio School Gallery, 8 West 8th St, NY, NY

 

2019   Parent Portraits, Westbeth Gallery, 57 Bethune St, NY, NY

2019   Flatfile, Planthouse Gallery, 55 West 28th St, NY, NY

2018   Near to You, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY

2018   Chain Reaction, The Painting Center, NY, NY

 

2017   Victory Garden, Planthouse, NY, NY 


2016   Cabinet of Curiosities, SRO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

      
2016   Exquisite Corpse, Planthouse, NY, NY 

2016   Insomnia, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY 

2015   E95, Julian Bart Gallery, NY, NY

 

2010   Power to the People, Feature Inc, NY, NY

2007   Frequencies, Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2007   Print Annual, Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria

2003   Benefit Show, Artists Space, NY, NY

2001   New Plasma, Folin Riva Gallery, NY, NY

2001   Navy Pier Show, Folin Riva Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000   Summer Group Show, Folin Riva Gallery, 520 West 20th St, NY, NY


2000   Art Chicago, Folin Riva Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998   Norfolk Art, Ellen Battell Stoecker Estate, Norfolk, CT


1998   13, Alexandre de Folin Gallery, 520 West 20th St, NY, NY


FILM

2023   BLACKOUT, by Writer/Director Larry Fessenden. John Mitchell's paintings featured as the main  character’s artwork in the film.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2022   John Yau, "How John Mitchell Shakes Up Portraiture", Hyperallergic

 

2022   Alix Bailey, "The Big Picture: An Interview with John Mitchell", Dreams Exhibition Catalog

2022   Andrew Mack, "Blackout: A New Film from Larry Fessenden Wraps Photography", SCREENANARCHY

 

2018   Heather Morgan Interviews John Mitchell for Cheap and Plastique
      

2016   Etty Yaniv, "Anki King and John Mitchell are Lone Wolves Together", Arts in Bushwick

 

2016   Susan Hodora“While You Were Asleep, They Made Art”, The New York Times


2016   Mary Alice Franklin“Get Social: Artists Take the Graveyard Shift”, Art Times


2016   Karen Roberts, “Insomnia Exhibit Kept Artists Up All Night, LOHUD (Highlights), The Late-Night Works of Artists with Insomnia”ARTSNEWS Westchester


2015   Magnhild Rommetveit Fivelstad, "Der Havet og Himmelen Møtast", Marsteinen


2015   Anne May Storebø, "Kunstsymposium", Austevollingen


2015   Tony Gamino, "John Mitchell", Dzinefan


2014   Jeffrey Weinstock (Editor), Five illustrations by John Adastra,  Ashgate’s Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters


2003   Laura Greengold, "Viewing John's Work, Seeing John Work", SATURNSET Exhibition Catalog
 

2003   Odili Donald Odita, Interview, SATURNSET Exhibtion Catalog

2000   
Bethany Cole, Review, M Magazine


WRITING

2022   
"Snow Pumpkin", Essay featured in the forthcoming book "Ruth Miller: Painted Presence", A collection of essays by various artists in response to works by Ruth Miller

2021   "Alix Bailey: A Fresh Feeling of Timelessness", Exhibition Catalog Essay on the occasion of Alix Bailey's Solo Exhibition at The Painting Center, 547 West 27th Street, NY, NY

 

2020   "Jake!", Painters' Table, February 

2019   John Mitchell Interviews Sedrick Huckaby, Painters' Table, March 11

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Janice Nowinski, Painters' Table, September

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Allison Gildersleeve, The Studio Visit, May 28

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Susanna Coffey, The Studio Visit, May 21

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Brian Alfred, The Studio Visit, March 2

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Stephanie Pierce, The Studio Visit, February 23

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Alix Bailey, The Studio Visit, January 31

2018   John Mitchell Interviews Heather Morgan, The Studio Visit, January 2
 

2016   John Mitchell Interviews Doug Young, The Studio Visit, November 22


2015   John Mitchell, Interviews Anki King, The Studio Visit, November 13

2015   “Malcolm Morley: Still Keeping Painting Alive”, Painters' Table, May 23

2015   “Steve DiBenedetto: Mile High Psychiatry”, Painters' Table, April 17

 
2014   “500 Years of Melencholia I”, Painters' Table, September 9
 

RESIDENCIES


2016  Artist Residency, Emerson Landing, Wye Mills, MD


2015  Art Symposium Residency, Austevoll Kunstforening, Austevoll, Norway

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES / TEACHING

2022   Columbia University, NY, NY

 

2022   Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

2021   Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA

 

2020   Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

2018   Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA

2015   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2014   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2013   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2012   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2011   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2010   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2009   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2009   Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2008   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2007   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2006   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2005   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2005    Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2004   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)

2004   Southern Illinois State University, Edwardsville, IL  

2004   Cornell University Medical School, NY, NY

2003   Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY (Full Year Contractual Educator)


2001   Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO

2001   Cornell University Medical School, New York, NY