Curriculum Vitae::..

1984 |
• Born on a historic homestead atop Foster Mountain in Willits, CA, USA
 
2006 |
• BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
 
Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 |
• Glass Tangents, Willits Center for the Arts, Willits, CA
• ENGAGE Art Fair 2017, Calistoga, CA
• Yountville Sip & Stroll, Yountville, CA

2016 |
• Hayward Arts Council Open Juried Show, Hayward, CA
• Anne & Mark's Art Party, San Jose, CA
• Burning Man 2016 - Live Demos, Black Rock City, NV
• Arts in August - Art showcase and Live Demo, Solage Resort, Calistoga, CA
• Urban Night Market, Rockwall Wine Co., Alameda, CA
• 3rd Annual Abstract Sanctuary, Portland, OR
• Spring Fair, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015 |
• 3rd Clay and Glass Biennial, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
• Neoteric International Juried Exhibition, The HUD Gallery, Ventura, CA
• Urban Palette 2015, Rockwall Wine Co., Alameda, CA
• Sanguine, Sherwood Gallery,  San Francisco, CA
• Piedmont Art Stroll, June/July, Oakland, CA
• Arts in August - Art showcase and Live Demo, Solage Resort, Calistoga, CA
• Summer Splash, The McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
• Fire and Water, Art Works Downtown Gallery, San Rafael, CA

2014 |
• 2014 International Juried Art Show, Dab Art HUD Gallery, Ventura, CA
• “Water Work” In Solution Symposium Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
• 29th Annual National Juried Fine Art Show, Louisville Center for the Arts, Louisville, CO
• “From the Earth”, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ
 
2013 |
• Scope Miami group exhibition with Reverie Arts, Miami Beach, FL
 
2012 |
• ArtPad SF Art Fair, Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco, CA
• CCA Glass Alumni Exhibition Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA
• California Contributions: 50 Years of Studio Glass The Crucible, Oakland, CA
 
2011 |
• 12 Gallagher Lane, San Francisco, CA
• La Galleria at Esperanza - An Auberge Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
 
2010 |
• 12 Gallagher Lane, San Francisco, CA
• SFCVB/ARTSPAN, San Francisco, CA
• Quicksilver Mine Company, Forestville, CA
 
2009 |
• "Where Are We Now,” Willits Center for the Arts, Willits, CA
 
2006 |
• “Read Between the Lines,” California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2005 |
• “The Weight of the World,” Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
 
2013 |
• “Bound by Structure,” Moshin Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA
 
2012 |
• “Textured Paintings,” 12 Gallagher Lane, San Francisco, CA
• “Bound by Structure,” The Dome at Rockwall Wine Co., Alameda, CA

Awards:
 
2014 |
• First place in paper category at “From the Earth” show at Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ

Printed Publication Appearances: (also see Press page)

2015 |
• Tile Makes the Room, Good Design from Heath Ceramics, “Buena Vista House”, “Burnt Panel No. 8”, Catherine Bailey & Robin Petravic, pp. 204-205, 10/15
• Dwell magazine, “Specimens” cover, 4/15

2014 |
• Napa Sonoma magazine, “Textured 'Painting’ No. 2”, cover, 10/14

2013 |
• Interiors and Sources magazine, “Movers & Shakers”, pp. 44, 11/13

2010 |
• California Home + Design magazine, “Profiles in the Studio", pp. 44-45, 11/10

• HEAVEN, Studio Number One, pp. 126, 1/10

2009 |
• HEAVEN, Osnova Group, pp. 72-73, 1/09

 
Public Demonstrations:

2016 |
• Live Demo - Anne & Mark's Art Party, San Jose, CA - 2 days
• Live Demo - Burning Man 2016 - Live Demos, Black Rock City, NV - 2 days
• Live Demo - Arts in August, Solage Resort, Calistoga, CA
• Live Demo - Urban Night Market, Rockwall Wine Co., Alameda, CA
• Live Demo - Spring Fair, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2015 |
• Live Demo - Arts in August, Solage Resort, Calistoga, CA

2012 |
• Live hot shop demonstration - 50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement in the U.S. - The Crucible, Oakland, CA

2011 |
• Live hot shop demonstration - Glow Glass Studio, Oakland, CA
 
Philanthropic:

2016 |
• RedHOT* Party, La Casa De Las Madres, San Francisco, CA

2014 |
• Fire and Light Art Auction Benefit at The Crucible, Oakland, CA

2012 |
• Public Glass' 8th Annual Benefit Auction, San Francisco, CA
• CulinART Benefit for the Wright House Wellness Center, Austin, TX

2011 |
• 5th Annual Art for Aids Auction benefiting the UCSF AIDS Health Project, San Francisco, CA

2010 |
• 12th Annual amfAR San Francisco Gala, San Francisco, CA
• “Pieces of Heaven”, The Art of Elysium benefit auction, West Hollywood, CA

2009 |
• Rancho Santa Fe Community Center benefit Auction, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
• “Pieces of Heaven”, The Art of Elysium Benefit Auction, Beverly Hills, CA
 
Press Highlights:

2015 |
• Jonah’s “Specimens” included on cover of Dwell magazine April 2015 edition - link

2014 |
• Jonah’s artwork selected for permanent display at the first ever Irish Whiskey Museum in Dublin, Ireland - link
• Jonah’s artwork included in an article on inhabitat.com, a design weblog - link

2013 |
• Jonah featured on the cover and inside story in Interiors and Sources Magazine’s November issue - link
• Jonah mentioned as an Artist to Watch by Jeffery Beers International LLC in their summer newsletter - link
• Jonah Ward’s artwork selected to be a permanent part of the renovation of the Restaurant at Meadowood’s private dinning room, St. Helena, CA

2012 |
• Jonah Ward's artwork selected to be a permanent part of the renovation at The Restaurant at Meadowood's main dinning room, St. Helena, CA
• Jonah Ward appears on EmptyKingdom.com as a Featured Artist - link
• Jonah Ward: Sparking a Process That Burns - Featured Article on CCA.edu and alumni newsletter - link
• Jonah's Burning Water No. 4 appears in San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com
• Jonah’s Burnt Panel No. 78 appears in San Francisco Chronicle’s Style section

2011 |
• Jonah Ward asked to give a presentation to an incoming class of freshman at his alma mater, California College of the Arts
• Jonah Ward nominated as one of 20 finalists in 7x7's Hot 20 Under (and over) 40 reader's choice contest
• Jonah Ward's artwork selected for 15th Annual Art for Aids Auction benefiting the UCSF AIDS Health Project Gala in September 2011. Jury chaired by DeWitt Cheng
• Jonah selected to present his process at San Francisco architecture firm Bohlin, Cywinski, Jackson's annual Talk 20 event
• Jonah Ward selected as part of extensive renovation at Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - An Auberge Resort

2010 |
• California Home + Design: Jonah Ward appears in November/December issue with a feature "profiles in the studio" - link
• JAL/Skyward Magazine: Jonah Ward appears with 12 Gallagher Lane in a special feature about San Francisco
• 7x7 Magazine: Emerging Bay Area Artist Jonah Ward to Unveil New Works @ 12 Gallagher Lane
• Jonah Ward Selected as First Artist in 12 Gallagher Lane's Visiting Artist Program
• Jonah Ward Attends Heaven Gala and "Pieces of Heaven" auction in Beverly Hills - link


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