Jon Mort distinguised himself with a recent masters degree in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. Always painting with his father, artist Greg Mort, he began large-scale graphite portraiture while an undergraduate at Franklin and Marshall College. Recently graduating from RISD in 2009, he is committing himself to full time painting and completing the multitude of portrait commissions accumulated during his graduate studies. He Brings a 21st century approach to portraiture with his use of negative space surrounding detailed and life sized renderings of his subjects’ faces and hands.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Two Roads – A Father & Son Exhibition with Greg Mort, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE