John Knecht has been a practicing film and video artist since 1973. His films, videos and multiple channel installations have been shown widely.
Knecht will be having a exhibition titled “after math” an exhibition of new animations and drawings opening at the Alexander-Heath Contemporary gallery in Roanoke, Virginia on March 3rd. The exhibition will run through April 8, 2017. For more more information alexander-heath.com
Other recent exhibitions include “Animating Destiny” at the Esther Massry Gallery at the College of St. Rose, “Considering the Probability of Divine Intervention”, a five channel installation at the Llewellyn Gallery at Alfred State College; “Fragments from the Wheels of Ezekiel”, a fifteen channel installation at the Everson Museum; four animation panels from that series were recently purchased by the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute for its permanent collection. 205 Hudson Street Gallery, NYC, “A History of the Experimental Television Center”; Westbeth Gallery, NYC “Triacontagon: 30 Years of the Artists Fellowship Program at NYFA; The “Urban Video Project”, an undertaking of, Syracuse University, Light Works Gallery and the Everson Museum; One Person Screening at Union Docs. “First Person Cinema” series, University of Colorado, Boulder; “Making Movies”, Schweinfurth Art Museum; The @ LAB, Ohio Univeristy; The Tou Scene Contemporary Art Center in Stavanger, Norway, the Vienna Film Festival, Bard College, the Mix Festival, NYC.
John Knecht holds the Russell Colgate Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History and Film and Media Studies Chair, Emeritus at Colgate University. Knecht lives and Works in Hubbardsville, New York.