Jon Duff (b. 1986, Oconomowoc, WI) received his MFA at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2012, and his BFA from the University of Minnesota in 2008. He is a 2011 alum of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and he attended the Triangle Artists’ Workshop in 2012. After graduating from MICA, Duff was a finalist for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Award in 2012. He has exhibited his work along the east coast in Georgia, Virginia, Baltimore, Delaware and New York, and his work was published in New American Paintings in 2013. Duff moved to New York in 2014 and was named as one of “8 artists to watch from the 2015 Bushwick Open Studios” by Hyperallergic. In 2016 he presented a solo exhibition at Current Space called Panspermia on Amazon Prime, which drew parallels between science fiction and our current consumerist experience. Duff is continuing his art career concurrently with a position as Curator at Adelphi University in New York.