about the artist
Jonathan Virginia Green is a visual artist living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The content of their work includes paintings, drawings, and zines. Their most recent solo exhibition, "Biological Determinism" reflects an ongoing interest in the human body, the subject of the figure in an interior, and physical identity.
They graduated from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in painting in 2011. Post university Green developed an interest in DIY culture and began creating zines. The playful content of the zines reflect interests in gender and sexuality. They have toured conventions around the Midwest to showcase their zines.
In 2016, J. V. Green cofounded the Oklahoma Figure Art Alliance with five other artists. OkFAA is a collective that is united by a common interest in promoting and exhibiting figurative art. In 2019 Jonathan Green ended his two year long tenure as the Gallery Director of Oklahomans for Equality, an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization.
Currently, Jonathan is pursuing an MFA at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.