Art Resume

Solo Exhibitions

2022 – Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA: Earth Foundation


2017 – Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY, Bedrock Revealed: Geologic Landscapes

2013 – Castleton University, Castleton, VT, Earth Exposure: Vermont

2011 – Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, Earth Unseen
Mpls Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN, Earth Revealing

2010 – WorkSpace Gallery, Lincoln, NE, Earth Cuts

2007 – Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT, Surface/Subsurface
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, MA, Split Exposures

2006 – Milton Academy, Milton, MA, Sub/Surface Construction
Atrium Gallery at WGBH, Allston, MA

Group Exhibitions


2018 – D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, Princeton, NJ,

               Layers of the Earth: From Core to Cloud

2017 – Vermont State House, Montpelier, VT, Finding Yourself in Vermont

2015 – Peter Projects Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Inventory of Light: 

               The Art of Systems Biology & Nanoscience

2014 – National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, Imagining Deep Time, Catalog
              SciArt Center, New York, NY, What Lies Beneath

2011 – Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Wide-Eyed: 

              Panoramic Photographs

2009 – Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Form + Content x 2

2005 – ArtSpace Gallery, Maynard, MA, Photography Now: Selections from the 2005 Massachusetts Cultural Artist Grant Awards


2005 – Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, New England Photographers 2005
              The Griffin Museum of Photography. Winchester, MA, 11th Annual Juried Show

2004 – Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, FACT/FICTION
               PH Gallery, New York, NY, DE/CONSTRUCT


Arcadis, Santiago, Chile

Bell Museum of Natural History, Saint Paul, MN

Bessemer Venture Partners, Larchmont, NY

Caspian Capital Management, New York, NY

Castleton College, Castleton, VT

Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Milton Hospital, Milton, MA

Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Geological Survey, St. Paul, MN

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

Nina Hale, Minneapolis, MN

Tufts University, Medford, MA

Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, MN

Princeton Geoscience, Princeton, NJ

Private collections


2023 – Geological Society of America, Connects 2023, Exhibition Booth,

              Pittsburgh, PA


2021 – St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN


2018 – Pennsylvania Bureau of Geological Survey, Middletown, PA

              University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2017 – Central New York Association of Professional Geologists, Auburn, NY
              Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2016 – Carleton College, Northfield, MN

2015 – University of Minnesota, Improvising Ecosystems Project, St. Paul, MN
              Minnesota Geological Survey, St. Paul, MN

2014 – Milton Academy, Milton, MA
               SciArtCenter, New York, NY

2013 – Shrewsbury Library, Shrewsbury, VT

2012 – Buckingham Friends School, Lahaska, PA

2011 – Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting and Exposition –

              Exhibition Booth, Minneapolis, MN
              Mpls Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN

2009 – St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

2007 – Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT


2021 – Convergence II, The Art Collection of the National Academy of Sciences, Co-edited by J.D. Talasek and Alana Quinn, Page 66-67


2020 – Image and explanation in, “Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual” by Lynn Gamwell, Princeton University Press, 2020. Figure 3-17, pages, 71-73.


2014 – Cover image on, “Money, Money, Money | Water, Water, Water” by Jane Mead, Alice James Books, 2014. website link


2011 – Photographs in “Re-Imaging the Galapagos.” Authored by Jil Evans in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, & Religion: A New Book of Nature. Co-edited by Charles Taliaferro & Jil Evans. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011. Figures 11.1, 11.2. website link


2009 – Quodlibetica — writing, arts, criticism, Inaugural edition: Constellation 04: Wilderness, A Journey to Galapagos: A Photo Essay, written by Jonathon Wells, September 23, 2009


2020 – Newark Basin, Private Commission, Princeton, NJ


2016 – Poster – Northeast Section Meeting, Albany, NY, Geological Society of America


2011 – Private home in New Hope, PA


2009 – Private home in New Hope, PA


2018 – SciArt Center, Colloquium, July

2013 – SciArt Magazine, Straight Talk, October Issue



New Scientist, “In the Beginning: How geology taught us to think deep” review by Jonathan Keats, October 6, 2014 website link, “What Does “Deep Time” Mean to You?” review by Helen Thompson, September 9, 2014 website link


The Scientist, “What Lies Beneath” review by Ajai Raj, June 23, 2014, website link



Rutland Herald, ” ‘Earth Exposure’: Where the Action is”, visual art review, December 5, 2013


2011, “The View from Here”, article by Camille LeFevre, February 17, 2011


Minnesota Public Radio, art hounds, featuring Juliet Patterson talking about the exhibit, Earth Revealed, 02/17/11
website link  



McQuaid, Cate, Review, The Boston Globe, Calendar, Choice, Gallery 11/23,

“Jonathon Wells, ‘Sub/Surface Constructions”, November 23

Awards, Grants

2013 – Dave Bown Projects — 6th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Marisa Pascuci, Reto Thüring, Adelina Vlas) Honorable Mention. 


2008 – Nominee for the Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers


2005 – Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Artist Grant Program finalist


2002 – Certificate General Studies in Photography, International Center of Photography, New York, NY