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Contemporary Laments: Human Condition

by Jonathan A. Anderson

Contemporary Arts Trends, Art 315
Assistant Professor of Art, Jonathan Anderson, lectures on contemporary art and its move towards perceiving and criticizing the human condition, focusing on Christian perspectives of observing the image of God and its damage in the human person as perceived by current artwork.



Jonathan AndersonAssistant Professor of Art

Jonathan Anderson has been teaching at Biola University since 2006. He holds an M.F.A. from California State University Long Beach, where he received the Distinguished Achievement Award in Drawing & Painting. He is an actively exhibiting artist, including exhibitions at the US Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand; Phantom Galleries in Long Beach, CA; the Museum of the Living Artist in San Diego, CA; George Fox University in Newberg, OR; and numerous other galleries around the country. Anderson’s work is heavily influenced by 20th-century philosophy and takes the figure/ground relationship in painting as his primary preoccupation. In addition, Professor Anderson is a regular speaker and writer about art, focusing especially on bringing contemporary art and Christian theology into more meaningful conversation with each other.

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