Jon Isherwood is a sculptor who has pioneered high-tech CNC technologies, led international projects, and designed opportunities to investigate the sites where the intellectual and physical become visually entangled.
Isherwood’s work has been widely exhibited in public museums and private galleries around the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is the recipient of a Jerome Foundation Fellowship, a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of New York at Plattsburgh. His sculpture has recently been exhibited at Ville Strozzi, Florence, Italy; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts; The Today Museum, Beijing, China; the museum at Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey; and in Belgrave Square, London, England. He has had more than 20 solo exhibitions, including Reeves Contemporary in New York, John Davis Gallery in New York; Maiden Lane Exhibition Space in New York; the C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore; Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum in Hamilton, Ohio; and the Sculpture Court in Southampton, New York. He has been featured in many group exhibitions, including the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy; The McNay Museum, San Antonio, Texas; Derby City Museum, Derby, England; and Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany. His work can be found in more than 22 public collections.
Isherwood’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art in America, ARTnews, The Washington Post, The New York Sun, Sculpture magazine, Partisan Reviews, The Philadelphia Enquirer, and in The Times and The Guardian in the United Kingdom. He has made personal appearances on shows featuring his work, including WAMC Public Radio and The Culture Show, BBC Television, England. He has lectured at numerous colleges and universities in the United States and Europe.
Isherwood is the founder of The Digital Stone Project and is on the board of directors of Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota. Leeds College of Art; BA, Canterbury College of Art; MFA, Syracuse University. He has taught at Bennington since 2000.