Photography Natalie Westbrook

ARTIST BIO

Johannes DeYoung is an artist working primarily in experimental computer animation, moving-image, and printed media. He received his MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2006. His recent exhibitions include Robert Miller Gallery, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Eyebeam, and Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, NY; the Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland; and Hell Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Publications include The New York Times, The New York Post, The Huffington Post, and Dossier Journal. He has served on the New Foundations Board of Study for time-based media at Purchase College, State University of New York; the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Contemporary Art Council; and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, as Digital Literacy Consultant. Johannes currently teaches courses in animation and moving-image production at Yale University School of Art, where he is appointed Senior Critic and Director of the Digital Media Center for the Arts, and at the Yale School of Drama, where he is appointed Lecturer in Design. He serves on the Computing and the Arts Academic Advisory Committee, the Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Board, and the Digital Humanities Working Group at Yale University, and the Curatorial Advisory Board for ArtSpace New Haven.


EDUCATION

M.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

B.F.A. Summa cum Laude, Allen R. Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016

Images Festival, The Art Gallery of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2015

Night Flight, TSA New York, Brooklyn, NY

Gollum, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT

Gimme Shelter, Ridge+Clark, www.ridgeandclark.com

2014

Video Snack 3, MoMA PS1 Print Shop, Queens, NY

2013

SUDDENNESS + CERTAINTY, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

Ego LoserJeff Bailey Gallery, Project Space, New York, NY

Video_Dumbo: Video Rover, Eyebeam, New York, NY

Hearts of Darkness, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR

Strange Natures, Institute Library, New Haven, CT

Diamond Head, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, New York

2012

Where is the Here if the Here is in There? Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland

New Fiction, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE

Microwave, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA

Ego Loser, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Material Frequencies, Davenport College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2011

Flights of Fancy, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE

Half Empty, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Videos on the Front, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Video Rover: Season 1, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

2010

Confusion is Next, Hell Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

HOPE-A-HOLIC, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY

2009

The Happening, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Wallpaper, Teton Art Lab, Jackson, WY

2008

Everything Must Go, Flux Factory, LIC Queens, NY

2007

New York, New York, New York, Flux Factory, LIC Queens, NY

REHAB, Yacht Club Gallery, Detroit, MI

Grizzly Proof, Flux Factory, LIC Queens, NY

2006

60 Seconds of Play, Saltworks Gallery Project Room, Atlanta, GA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

Harrison, Ben.  "In Kingdom Come,"  Exclaim!  April 28

2015

DeYoung, Johannes. "In Conversation: Irena Jurek," staringatthewall.com, August 2

Hendricks, Christian. "Night Flight at Tiger Strikes Astroid Gallery," The Huffington Post, June 11

Slattery, Brian. "Gollum Romps In The Uncanny Valley". New Haven Independent, May 25

DeYoung, Johannes. "In Conversation: Brandi Twilley," staringatthewall.com, January 4

2013

Johnson, Ken. "Joshua Marsh 'As If' and Johannes DeYoung "Ego Loser". The New York Times, April 12 2013: C29

Markus, Liz. “Liz Markus Gallery Crawl,” The Huffington Post, May 8

Seely, Thomas. “Art Uncovered: Diamond Head,” Interview, BreakThru Radio, April 9, New York, NY

Galgiani, Allison. "Five Shows That Are Bound to Get You Out of Your Winter Slump," Buschwick Daily, March 21, 2013

2012

McCarroll, Courtney. “In Conversation With Johannes DeYoung,” Dossier Journal, May 2012

DeYoung, Johannes. “Sandwich Isle Romantics: Deeper, Deeper Diamond Head!” Title Magazine, May

Dunne, Susan. Hartford Courant, April 2012

2011

Steinberg, Rachel. “Videorover (Season 1),” NURTUREart 2010/2011. Exhibition Catalog, 2010/2011

Gordon, Josef K. “Confusion is Next,” The Thousands, August 2010

2009

Murphy, Tarah. “The Happening: Kinesics as Art Object,” Rush Arts, April 2009

2008

Silverman, Justin Rocket. “Art in Flux,” New York Post, April 12

Davis, Ben. “Art in Flux,” Artnet Magazine, April 12

“So Nice We Named it Thrice,” New York Times, Urban Eye Weekend, Jan. 11

New York, New York, New York (So nice we named it thrice), Exhibition Catalog, Flux Factory

2007

NYArts Magazine, Winter 2007/2008 Artworld Digest, “Seed Issue,” Spring 2007

 

HONORS | AWARDS | GUEST LECTURES

2016

Visiting Artist Lecture, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Visiting Artist Lecture, Landmark College, Putney, VT

2015

Teaching Artist Fellowship, Hui No'eau, Maui

2014

Artist Fellowship, Connecticut Office of the Arts

Teaching Artist Fellowship, Hui No'eau, Maui