Jon Bakos (b. 1986, Rochester, New York) is a photographer who makes work that mines the history of photography, vernacular imagery and the role of preserved spaces in contemporary society. He holds a BFA from Lesley Art and Design (formerly the Art Institute of Boston) and has exhibited in venues including the Maine Media Workshops, the University of New England Gallery, and the Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College. Jon lives and works in Somerville, Massachusetts and is currently the Photography Lab Manager at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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Education

2009 BFA, Photography, Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, MA (Formerly Art Institute of Boston)


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA. Spring Broke

2015 Lesley University College of Art and Design, Raizes Gallery,   Cambridge, MA. Daily Life in Oaxaca, Mexico

2009-10 Traveling Exhibition - University of New England Gallery, Portland, ME; Simmons College, Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA; UMass Dartmouth, University                       Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA; Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, ME. Going Forward, Looking Back - Practicing Historic Photographic Processes in the 21st                           Century

2009 Lesley University President's House Gallery, Cambridge, MA. Selected Works

2009 Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA. BFA Graduate Exhibition

2009 Art Institute of Boston Gallery at University Hall, Cambridge, MA. A Minor Place, Thesis Work