Jonathan S. Pincus
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Art and Art History
Areas of Expertise

figurative drawing, painting, anatomy, pathos formulae, history of drawing pedagogy, research on the use of visual art in medical education

MFA cum laude, The New York Academy of Art; BFA The School of Visual Arts

Jonathan S. Pincus

Lecturer in Art

Recent courses taught:

  • Drawing I
  • 2-Dimensional Design
  • Figure Drawing
  • Figurative Painting in Oil Paint


  • Artist-in-Residence, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Dayton, Ohio
  • Fellow, Art Museum-based Health Professions Education at the Macy Institute at Harvard University
  • Fellow, The Stanford Medical Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education (CCARE)
  • Invited Guest Speaker – “Celebrating the Beauty of the Profound Connection between Physicians and Patients”, Otsego County Medical Society 214th Annual Meeting at The Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown, NY.
  • Invited Guest Speaker – “Honing Observational and Clinical Diagnostic Skills for History Taking at the Bedside”.
  • Presentation for the 2021 National RISHI Clinician and Student Well-Being Retreat, “The Impact of Creativity in Clinician and Student Well-Being.”
  • University of Dayton Experiential Learning Innovation (ELIFF) Grant
  • Invited Keynote Speaker to present the Regional Scholastic Awards at K12 Tejas cultural arts organization, Dayton, OH.
  • Montgomery County & Culture Works Artist’s Opportunity Grant, Dayton, OH.
  • Presentation at the Elliot Symposium – “Art and Anatomy: A Pilot Study Using Visual Art in Medical Student Education,” Wright State University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery.
  • Invited Guest Speaker – “Infectious disease, mental health, death and dying: How the expressionist artistic language of Edvard Munch evokes painful traumatic memories” Finding Meaning in Medicine, Remen Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (RISHI) at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.
  • Wolf-Ravenal travel award for study at The Warburg Institute, London, UK
  • Honorable Mention, Smallworks Exhibition
  • Byrdcliffe Residence Grant
  • NEA Learning & Leadership Grant
  • NAEA Ruth Halvorsen Professional Development Award

Selected Exhibitions/Collections:

  • Paint the Point Exhibition of Plein Air Paintings created at Brookwood Point for The Otsego Land Trust
  • Invited Guest Artist for the Pneuma exhibition at the Smithy, Cooperstown, NY
  • 86th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cooperstown Art Association, Juror: Mary E. Murray, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Proctor Munson Williams Art Institute
  • BASH virtual exhibit and auction, Boonshoft Science Museum
  • Adjunct Faculty Exhibit, 2019, Integral, Radial Gallery, The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • 2019 DSA Juried Spring Show, Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, OH
  • Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s NY
  • Etching and Monotype Exhibition 2009, Pyramida Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
  • New York Society of Etchers Etching and Monotype Exhibition 2009, The National Arts Club, NYC
  • Summer Salon, New York Academy of Art, NYC
  • Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge, Metro Pictures, NYC
  • Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, NYC
  • 100 Works on Paper Benefit, Kentler International Artists Space, NYC
  • Smallworks, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC
  • Take Home A Nude, Phillips, NYC
  • Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge, James Cohan Gallery, NYC
  • Woodstock Invitational Regional Exhibit 2006
  • City Worker’s Invitational, Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • Portraits: An Exhibit of Modern Interpretations, The National Arts Club, NYC