Visiting Artist: John Monti

John Monti is a sculptor, based in Brooklyn, NY. Born in Portland, Oregon, he received a BS from Portland State University in Painting and an MFA from the Pratt Institute, where he is now Professor of Fine Arts and Sculpture Coordinator. Monti has exhibited nationally and internationally both in museums and galleries and has completed public commissions plus set and costume designs for dance. Exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Sculpture Center, White Columns, Artists Space, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, Curt Marcus Gallery and the Wakita Museum of Art, in Japan. His work is included in major private and public collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, The Eli Broad Family Foundation, The Portland Art Museum and the Wakita Museum of Art. Grants include the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Pollock Krasner Fellowship Grant, The New York Foundation for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Find more about the artist at http://www.johnmonti.com/cover.html