Jonathan Gent

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Jonathan Gent was born in 1976. After studying at The Cheshire School of Art and The Edinburgh School of Art respectively, he then worked and lived between France and Los Angeles. He has recently moved from California to The Highlands in Scotland. Gent’s paintings have been exhibited widely throughout the world including Edinburgh’s Scottish national Gallery, The Saatchi Gallery, The Freud Museum, and has recently held solo shows in Dubai, Los Angeles, New York and London. Gent has gained a strong reputation with collectors including Tilda Swinton, Robin Vousden, Rami Farook, Samantha Morton, Aimee Mullins, Simon Hillary, John Papsidera, David and Tia Hoberman.
Gent has warranted coverage in magazines such as I-D, W magazine, Another Magazine, Time Out, and Self Service. Gent makes paintings and drawings which present an inventive, gnarled vision of human complication.

Born in 1976 in Cheshire England

Lives The Highlands Scotland

Education

1993-95 Cheshire School of Art – Painting
1995-98 Edinburgh school of Art – Drawing & Painting

Solo Exhibitions

2004 – HOTEL “america”
London England

2004 – GLU Gallery “This is the one they’re going to remember me for”
Los Angeles USA

2005 – GLU Gallery “Shapes and Colours”
Los Angeles USA

2008 – XVA “Views Of The Eternal City”
Dubai UAE

2010 – CARTER PRESENTS “england”
London England

2010 – XVA “Women (Vol.1)”
Dubai UAE

2012 –Mummery & Schnelle “11 Paintings”
London England

2013- FallonBarr “Amuse Bouche”
New York USA

Fairs

2008 – The Creek Art Fair
Dubai UAE

2008 – SCOPE
London England

2009 – BAF
Dubai UAE

Group Shows

2004 – The Freud Museum “The royal road to the unconscious”
London England

2008 – ALEF & Phillips de Pury & Co “Regional Delicacies: Alef’s Art Mezze”
Dubai UAE

2008 – XVA Artist in Residence The Creek Art Fair
Dubai UAE

2008 – THE PRINTSPACE “10”
London England

2008 – XVA “summer collection”
Dubai UAE

2008 – The Wharf Project “Dystopia For All”
London England

2008 – CARTER PRESENTS “A Shot In The Arm”
London England

2009 – “A Shot In The Dark”
Chateau Radvanov
Czech Republic

2009 – XVA “summer collection”
Dubai UAE

2010 – La Lanta Gallery “Another Side”
Bangkok Thailand

2010 – Leroy House “Mortars At Dawn”
London England

2010 – DOB gallery “On The Edge”
Bangkok Thailand

2010 – Saatchi Gallery “Art of Giving”
London England

2010 – Traffic “I don’t need Your Money Honey, All I Need is Love – works from The Farook Collection
Dubai UAE

2011 – Harris Lindsay “Now and Then” by Adrian Dannatt
London England

2012 – New Museum of Liverpool “Liverpool Love”
Liverpool England