Jonathan Kline

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Jonathan Kline’s artwork straddles the divide between photography’s contemporary, hybrid, and digital nature and its most traditional and original forms.


Kline is a photographer working in both traditional and digital forms of imaging and time-based projects. He has had recent residencies at the Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain, Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, Santa Fe Art Institute in New Mexico, Anderson Ranch in Colorado, and Baja California, Mexico. In 2006, he received a fellowship from the American Scandinavian Foundation for work in the Norwegian Arctic and has also received an Aaron Siskind Foundation Grant and an Earthwatch Fellowship in Hungary. His work is in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Center for Creative Photography, The Princeton Art Museum, and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. He has been a member of the faculty at the department of photography and imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, since 1986 and has also taught at the International Center of Photography, New York. BFA, San Francisco Art Institute; MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology. Kline has taught at Bennington since 1998.

Photo credit: Farzana Wahidy