Jon Kessler
1957–

Introduction

Jon Kessler (born 1957, Yonkers) is an American artist. He began college at SUNY Purchase from 1974—78 but left after two years to travel in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. He returned to Purchase in 1978 and graduated in 1980 with honors. Following graduation, Kessler took up a studio in Brooklyn, New York where he continues to work today. He was one of the founders of the Bozart toy company and is currently a professor at Columbia University. He also plays guitar for the X-Patsys, a band he started with artist Robert Longo and actress Barbara Sukowa.

Wikidata identifier

Q6271047

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Roles

Artist, installation artist, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500099368

Names

Jon Kessler, Jon A. Kessler, John Kessler

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