Discipline: Visual Art ā€“ drawing

Jon Rappleye

Discipline: Visual Art ā€“ drawing
Region: Jersey City, NJ
MacDowell Fellowships: 1998

Jon Rappleyeā€™s work has been exhibited throughout the United States, including solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York; Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles; The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Clough Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis; the Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas; New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut; and the Jersey City Museum, New Jersey. His work is featured in the collections of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas; The Progressive Corporation, Ohio; West Collection, Pennsylvania; and U.S. Art in Embassies. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and has been an artist in residence at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; MacDowell; the Headlands Center for the Arts; and John Michael Kohler Arts Center, among other venues. He received his M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He lives and works in Jersey City, NJ.



Jon Rappleye worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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