Ethan Aaro Jones (b. 1985, Washington, D.C.) is a photographer and artist currently living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He holds a MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Ethan’s work has been exhibited internationally, and he staged his first solo exhibition at the University of Notre Dame in 2014.

Education

2012

Columbia College Chicago

MFA, Photography

2007

Rochester Institute of Technology

BFA with Honors, Professional Photographic Illustration

Exhibitions

2015

Provincial Field Notes, Emily Davis Gallery, Akron, OH

Portraits, Mpls Photo Center Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

The Apartment, Presented by Darkroom, Boston, MA

Here and Away, Art Garage Gallery, Green Bay, WI

Fotofilmic ‘14, Lomography Store Gallery, New York, NY

Fotofilmic ‘14, dnj Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2014

Fotofilmic ‘14, Back Gallery Project, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Oh Ophelia!, Design Studio, Montreal, QC, Canada

Last Summer, Photography Gallery, Riley Hall, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (solo)

All the Days and Nights, 5th Floor Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012

Towels, A Survey of a Familiar Objects, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

Like. Share. Follow., Hokin Gallery, Chicago, IL (curated by Alexandra Field)

F8 MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL (catalogue)

Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition Finalist Exhibition, Union League Club, Chicago, IL

2011

Albert P. Weisman Exhibition, Arcade Gallery, Chicago, IL

Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition Finalist Exhibition, Union League Club, Chicago, IL

2008

Bare, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Jörg Colberg)

Push-Pin Show, Union Hall Gallery, Rockport, ME

2007

This Is Not The Future, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Mélange, Union Hall Gallery, Rockport, ME

OX, Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, Rochester, NY

2006

In Water, Wallace Memorial Library Gallery, Rochester, NY (solo)

The Art of Photography Show, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA (juried by Arthur Ollman) (catalogue)

SPAS Student Honors Show, RIT Photography Gallery, Rochester, NY

Publications

2014

Incandescent, Issue 5, Incandescent Magazine, Portland, OR

2008

Jaarmagazine 2008, On Simplicity, Delta Lloyd Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007

Flash Forward 2007, Magenta Foundation, Toronto, ON, Canada

Awards and Fellowships

2014

Fotofilmic'14 Honorable Mention (4th Place), Vancouver, BC, Canada

McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship Semi-Finalist, Minneapolis, MN

2012

Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Fellowship, Chicago, IL

2011

Albert P. Weisman Memorial Award, Chicago, IL

Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Fellowship, Chicago, IL

2009

Follett Fellowship Award, Chicago, IL

2007

Flash Forward 2007 Honorable Mention, Magenta Foundation, Toronto, ON, Canada