Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Jesse Bonnell

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn
MacDowell fellowships: 2012

Jesse Bonnell is an American artist based in Brooklyn. His work combines installation, video, photography, drawing, and performance. He is a co-founder and director of Poor Dog Group, an art lab collective dedicated to contemporary theater. His work has been shown at REDCAT, The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, RADAR L.A., South Coast Repertory, The Getty Villa, EMPAC, The Collapsible Hole, Baruch Performing Arts Center, and at site-specific locations. Abroad, his work has toured throughout Eastern Europe including Croatia, Poland, and Serbia. He has received project support from Theater Communications Group, Foundation for Contemporary Art, United Sates Embassy Belgrade and Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and a Cultural Exchange International Grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Jesse was recently awarded a MacDowell Fellowship and residencies at UCLA, CalArts, and Yaddo, and he is a 2013 Creative Capital grantee.


Garland (formerly Baetz)

Jesse Bonnell worked in the Garland (formerly Baetz) studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening diamond-pane windows were replaced in…

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