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EDUCATION:

1998                        M.F.A.       Painting      American University

1994                        B.F.A.        Painting      Indiana University


SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 

2016                        Some Planted Some Wild, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth, Maine

2013                        Wildflowers and Nature's Power, Dana Health Education Center, 
                                Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine

2012                        Drawing on Wildflowers, Elizabeth Moss Galleries,
                                Falmouth, Maine

2010                        Tidal Nocturne, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 
                                Falmouth, Maine

2009                        Wildflower Compositions, Caldbeck Gallery, 
                                Rockland, Maine

2008                        Recent Work by John Knight, Portland Arts 
                                and Cultural Alliance offices, Portland, Maine

2006                        John Knight :  Maine Arts Commission 
                                2007 Fellow in Visual Art, Maine State House, 
                                Augusta, Maine

2005                        Land and Soul, The Clown Gallery, 
                                Portland, Maine

2004                        Variations on a Thistle, The Via Group, 
                                Portland, Maine

2004                        Landscapes and Plants,  
                                Hudson D. Walker Gallery, 
      The Fine Arts Work Center,
      Provincetown, Massachusetts

2002                        Weeds, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, Maine

1999                        Growing: Drawings and Prints
                                by John Knight
                                Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, 
                                Portland, Maine

1998                        John Knight - Paintings, Prints, and Drawings
                                The Dumbarton Concert Gallery, 
                                Washington D.C.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

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2016                        The Wild Things, Maine Farmland Trust, Belfast, Maine

2014                        CMCA Biennial Exhibition 2014
                                Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine

2014                        Monhegan Artist Residency: 25 Years Exhibition
                                Thos Moser Showroom and Gallery, Freeport, Maine

2013                        Silent Spring - The Enduring Legacy
                                George Marshall Store Gallery, York, Maine
  
2012                        Portes: An Exhibition of Maine Art in Greece
                                Halim Bei Municipal Art Museum, Mytilene, Greece


2011                        Eastern Shores, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY

2010                        Art in Embassies Program, US Embassy, Timor - Leste

2009                        An Atmosphere of 3: Colin Barclay, 
                                Richard Keen & John Knight
                                Fryeburg Academy Museum, Fryeburg, ME

2009                        Above and Below, Greenhut Galleries, 
                                Portland, Maine

2009                        New Works 2009, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, 
                                Ellsworth, Maine

2008                        Betwixt and Between: Color, Line, Texture,
                                Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth, Maine
                                (curated by Bruce Brown)

2007                        Various Views of Nature, Caldbeck Gallery, 
                                Rockland, Maine

2006                        The Carina House Residency : A Gift of 
                                Monhegan, Elan Fine Arts, Rockport, Maine

2004                         What's the Story? Narrative Art from the 
                               Watkins Collection,
     Watkins Gallery, American University, 
     Washington, D.C.

2004                       2003-2004 Fine Arts Work Center
                               Visual Fellows, 
                               Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, New York

2004                       Future Masters, Cape Museum of Fine Arts,
                               Dennis, Massachusetts

2003                      Portland Museum of Art Biennial
                              Portland Museum of Art,
    Portland, Maine (Juried by Lois Dodd, 
    Harry Philbrick and Mary Ryan)
           
1998                       Point of Departure: An exhibition of thesis works
                               by American University MFA Candidates, 
                               WPA/Corcoran Projectspace, Washington, D.C.

1996                      Work from the Gila: Paintings and Drawings by 
                              Chad Colby, John Knight, and Chris Sheek, 
                              Broadway Gallery, Silver City, New Mexico


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Busa, Christopher, “Visual Artists in Winter Residence” Provincetown Arts, Vol. 18, annual issue 2004/05, 60-61

Harrison, Sue, “Slipping Through the Cracks” Provincetown Banner, February 26, 2004, cover page, Arts and Entertainment

Knowles, Maggie, “Best Weeds in Town” The Portland Phoenix, March 11-17, 2005, 14           

McAvoy, Suzette, “Fertile Ground: Ingrid Ellison, Mary Barnes & John Knight” Maine Home and Design, May 2010, 87-90


AWARDS:

2015                        Artist's Resource Trust Grant, 
                                Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation                 

2006                        Individual Artist Fellowship,
                                Maine Arts Commission

2003                       Winter Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, 
                               Provincetown, Massachusetts

1998                       JoAnn Crisp-Ellert Graduate Purchase Prize 
                               Award (Recipient through American University, 
                               Washington, D.C.)

1996 -1998            Full fellowship, American University 
                              graduate painting program


ARTIST RESIDENCIES:

2003 - 2004            Fine Arts Work Center, 
                               Provincetown, Massachusetts

2002                        Artist in Residence, 
                                Acadia National Park, Maine
 
2001                        Carina Residency, 
                                Monhegan, Maine

1999                        The Millay Colony for the Arts, 
                                Austerlitz, New York

1994                        The Vermont Studio Center, 
                                Johnson, Vermont