Painter

Jonathan Green was born in Gardens Corner, in the lowcountry of South Carolina. His grandparents raised him, and his grandmother first encouraged his interest in art. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago but the inspiration for his work comes from the Gullah community in which he grew up. This interview series took place in Jonathan's former art studio in Naples, Florida.

Jonathan Green Studios are located in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Jonathan Green's Paintings | Artopia
Jonathan Green's Paintings | Artopia

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Jonathan Green was born in Gardens Corner, in the lowcountry of South Carolina. His grandparents raised him, and his grandmother first encouraged his interest in art. He studied at the Art Institute...
Studio | Artopia
Studio | Artopia

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Jonathan Green shows off his studio which is located in Naples, Florida (2003). He is also discusses his work hours, sometimes dependent on the seasons.
Themes | Artopia
Themes | Artopia

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Jonathan Green shares the series of paintings that he was working on at the time of the interview (2003).
Tools | Artopia
Tools | Artopia

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Jonathan Green shows his favorite painting tools and materials.
Education | Artopia
Education | Artopia

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Painter Jonathan Green says, "I have found that all of the subject matters in school has helped me out tremendously in becoming an artist. Reading, writing, and arithmetic. I read as much as possible...