Paul Ramirez Jonas

Over the past 30 years, Paul Ramírez Jonas has sought to challenge the definitions of art and the public, aiming to engineer active audience participation and exchange. His work has been featured in galleries, institutions, and urban spaces worldwide. He is chair of the art department at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning and is represented by Galeria Nara Roesler in São Paulo and New York. He is currently working on a large-scale, interactive art project for the National Mall in Washington, D.C., scheduled for fall 2023. Born in Pomona, California in 1965 and raised in Honduras, Paul Ramírez Jonas received his education at Brown University (BA, 1987) and Rhode Island School of Design (MFA, 1989).

Courtesy of Paul Ramirez Jonas

Past Works

Paul Ramirez Jonas, Agora Cooler, 2014

Paul Ramirez Jonas, Eternal Flame, 2020. Photo by MaryKang.

Paul Ramirez Jonas, The Commons, 2011. Photo by PRJ.