PhotoJonathan 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...
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.
VideoJonathan Green shows off his studio which is located in Naples, Florida (2003). He is also discusses his work hours, sometimes dependent on the seasons.
VideoJonathan Green shares the series of paintings that he was working on at the time of the interview (2003).
VideoJonathan Green walks through his process to getting started with a painting.
VideoJonathan Green shows his favorite painting tools and materials.
VideoJonathan Green talks about what inspires his paintings.
VideoPainter 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...