'91-'93 Kutztown University BFA in fine art obtained.
'89-'91 Maryland Institute, College of Art .
'88-'89 Harrisburg Arts Magnet School. Visual arts program.
1989 Graduation from Northern York School District.
Numerous Scholastic Arts Gold Keys and Blue Ribbons.
Group shows with "The Seven Lively
'16 Oct-'17 Feb -"60 Years with the 7 Lively Artists" at the State Museum of Pennsylvania.
'16 May -Works by the Original and Current 7 Lively Artists". Cumberland County Historical Society.
'13 Jun - Part of 7 Lively Artist show at Mechanicsburg Art Center.
'12 Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg PA.
'12 June - Art Center School and Galleries, PA.
Also Nov '11, Nov '10, Nov '08, Dec '05, Oct '04, Oct '03, Mar '01.
'10 Summer - Cape Cod Museum of Art, MA.
'10 Summer - Pennsylvania Governor's Residence
'09 Apr - Art Association of Harrisburg, PA. Also in Dec 2004, and Nov '02.
'08 Aug at Gallerie 13 in Mechanicsburg PA.
'07 Jun , Feb '06, May '05 at the 2nd Floor Gallery in Mechanicsburg PA.
'06 Sep - Cumberland County Historical Society, PA. Curated 50 year group retrospective.
'04 May thru Jun - Gettysburg Campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College, PA.
'19 Nov - 2 man show at Gallery at 2nd in Harrisburg.
'17 Dec - 2 man show with Paul Gallo at Lebanon Picture Frame.
'17 Nov - Part of "Susquehanna Sonata" group show at the Whitaker Center.
'17 Sep 1-10 - Featured painter in Sprocket Mural Works' Mural Festival in Harrisburg PA.
'17 Aug - Featured artist at Gallery 30 in Gettysburg.
'17 Jan - 1 piece selected for "Cumberland Valley Artists"at Washington County Museum of Fine Art.
'16 Oct - Featured at Artisans' Gallery in Lancaster.
'16 Summer - Painted mural at Bridges Lounge, in the Harrisburg Radisson.
'15 July - "From around the block to the Susquehanna" show at PA Arts Experience in York.
'15 Dec - PA Arts Experience juried members show at the PA Governor's Residence.
'14 Nov thru '15 Jan - "Skyscapes" group exhibit at the Whitaker Center.
'14 Oct - Cumberland Valley Artists Annual Exhibition at Washington County Museum of Fine Art.
'14 Jun - Solo debut at Pennsylvania Art Experience at Market View in York PA.
'14 Jul- 1st place in faculty for student teacher show at Art Association of Harrisburg.
'14 Sep - 2nd place in painting for "Parks & Rec" group show at Art Association of Harrisburg.
'14 Apr - Lebanon Valley College Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery Spring Juried Exhibition.
'13 Winter - Group show of Cape Cod paintings at Mechanicsburg Art Center.
'12 Aug - Solo at Gallery 30 Gettysburg. Also '11 June, June 2010 , Sep 2009, July 2007, Mar 2005,
2003, Feb 2002.
'12 June - Participated in "Easels in Frederick" Quick Draw, received Honorable Mention.
'12 June - Selected for residency in the Artist Colony at the Gettysburg Festival.
'12 June - Participant in Camp Hill Plein Air Event. Took 2nd place in main painting competition.
'12 Summer "Art of the State : Pennsylvania 2012" The State Museum of Pennsylvania.
'12 Summer - Washington County Museum of Fine Art Juried Exhibition.
'12 April - LVC Suzane H. Arnold Annual Spring Juried Exhibition.
'11 December - Debut solo show of Skyline Drive paintings at Delaplaine Art Center, Fredrick MD.
'11 December - 2 man show at Gallery at Second, Harrisburg PA.
'11 August - Solo debut at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education, Montpelier Virginia.
'11 Summer - 2 Skylines accepted into the 79th Annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition at the
Washington County Museum of Fine Art in Hagerstown, MD.
'11 April - "Skyline Drive 10" accepted in the Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery's Spring Juried Exhibition.
Lebanon Valley College, Anneville PA.
'11 February - Doshi juried group show at the State Museum of Pennsylvania.
November - 4 man show "I Hear What You're Seeing : The Artists and
at Gallery Blu, Harrisburg PA.
'10 October - "40th Annual Juried Art Exhibition" at the York Art Association, PA.
'10 September - "First Light / Last Light" juried show at Susquehanna Art Museum.
'10 June - 1 piece in the 48th Annual Community Art Exhibition at the Lancaster Museum of Art.
'10 May - Rostered artist with the PA Arts Experience in Lancaster, PA.
'10 April - "Skyline Drive VII" accepted into the Arnold Gallery's Spring Juried Exhibition.
Lebanon Valley College, Anneville PA.
'09 November - Represented in York by City Art Gallery until their closure in August 2010.
'09 October - "Blue Ridge" accepted into the 39th Annual Open Juried Exhibit at York Art Association.
'09 October - "Plein Air Plus" group show at Gallery Blu in Harrisburg.
'09 September - Debut at Lynden Gallery in Elzabethtown as a guest artist, with Skyline Drive series.
'09 June/July "Favorite Vacation Spots" group show at Arts at 510. Harriburg PA.
'09 May - "Lancaster Rail Road" and "Skyline Drive I" accepted into Arnold Gallery's Spring Juried Exhibition.
Lebanon Valley College, Anneville PA.
'09 April - "Philadelphia Sunset III" accepted into Philadelphia Sketch Club's "146th Annual
Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings".
'08 Fall - Four paintings featured in juried group show at Pennsylvania
'08 October - debut with 2 pieces at the newly opened "History on High - the Shop" in Carlisle PA.
'08 August - 3 pieces included in group show at F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia. Also participated in
shows in Aug '05, and March and August of 2004.
’08 June Perry County Council of the Arts Artist of the month. Also in
August 1999, and June 2003
'08 One piece included in the New Arts Program Invitational Small Works
Exhibition in Kutztown PA.
’07 May 3 paintings accepted into the
Lebanon Valley College juried Spring Exhibit.
Apr "Manayunk Evening" accepted
Philadelphia Sketch Club juried small oils
'05 Spring "American Regionalist Paintings of Adams County" at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.
’05 June Present 1rst edition of 50 print
sets of 17 Harrisburg ink drawings to Mayor Stephen Reed.
Original 17 drawings and 3 large watercolors in permanent collection of
Penn State University.
’05 Art Association of
Harrisburg-Awarded first place in painting for "Along the Schuylkill"
Show judged by Rob Evans.
’03 Sep One-man show at Reservoir Park Mansion. Featured stop for
Harrisburg Gallery Walk.
Summer ’03 "Crossing" oil painting accepted into PA Art of the State exhibition
at the State Museum.
Awarded SOS , a competitive merit-based grant opportunity obtained
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Received monies for a
’02 Nov 3 pieces in Capitol Rotunda show in Harrisburg with PCCA. Also
participated in 1999.
’02 Sep Solo show at Temple University in Harrisburg. Featured stop for
1 piece in Temple’s permanent collection.
’02 1 piece ( Mrs. Miller’s View ) accepted into Philadelphia Sketch
Club juried small oils show 2002.
’99 Jul One-man show at PA Chamber of Commerce.
’98 Mar Represented in two-person show at the William Ris Gallery.
’98-’00 Shows at various local venues , such as cafes, libraries,
school programs, government, etc.
Holy Spirit Hospital, Dillsburg Clinic ( 3 pen & inks - 2008 )
Temple University, Harrisburg, downtown center ( 1 watercolor )
Penn State University, Harrisburg Campus ( numerous watercolors and inks )
City of Harrisburg ( series of prints )
Historic Harrisburg Association ( pen & inks )
The New Cumberland Army Navy Depot ( 1 watercolor )
PA State Troopers Association ( ink illustration )
Miyako's ( wall mural 2008 )
Numerous private collectors
'15 Release date for "The First Pennsylvanians" authored by Dr. Kurt Carr, head of Dept. of Arcaeology
at the Pennsylvania State Museum. Illustrated by
Jonathan Frazier. Approximately 45 ink renderings.
'14 Featured on cover and in article in The 'Burg Magazine for September.
'12 January - "View from Second and North" oil painting reproduced on the cover of "The 'Burg Magazine".
'11 The Seven Lively Artists, which includes Jonathan, were featured in the 6 May 2011 issue of
"In Central Pennsylvania Magazine" a publication of the Harrisburg Patriot News.
'11 January - "Jonathan Frazier : A Life in the Arts" Feature story in "The 'Burg Magazine" by Lori Myers.
'11 January - 3 minute video segment of the Seven Lively Artists airs on ABC 27 News.
'10 July / August issue of "International Art Connoisseur" featured in Cape Cod Museum of Art ad.
'09 June - "Storm Over the Cape" oil painting published in "International Artist" as a finalist in the
magazine's world wide competition.
'06 Part of the exhibition catalogue for "The Seven Lively Artists : A 50 Year Retrospective"
Published by the Cumberland County Historical Society.
'14 Taught one week painting workshop for Franklin County Art Alliance.
'14 Taught afternoon painting workshop at Camp Hill Plein Air event.
'08 to present - Teach weekly at Friendship Community Center, Lower Paxton PA.
'13 Taught afternoon painting workshop at Camp Hill Plein Air event.
Adjunct drawing/illustration instructor at Central Pennsylvania College. Fall '03, Spring
'01-present Teach Intro oil painting at
Art Association of Harrisburg.
'99-'03 Taught Basic Design for Youth at Art Association of Harrisburg.
Taught Intro watercolor at Mechanicsburg Art Center.
Numerous painting demonstrations for regional art groups, like the Waynesboro Sketch Club ( oil-2008, 2010,2011),
and art clubs in Chambersburg and Carlisle.
- Various freelance illustrations in watercolor or pen & ink
realtors, businesses, magazines, colleges,
builders, a golf course, Harrisburg International Airport, the US Army/Navy, the PA State Police Association, etc.
Professional musical performer (solo keyboard, guitar,
percussion, Native American flute, voice, etc.)
Please see "Past Musical Performances" for a list of venues and events.
2009 - Judge at Lititz Art Fair
’01-’03 On air representative for PCCA for Gallery 33, a live televised
art auction on regional PBS affiliate.
'94-'98 US Air Force - Medical laboratory - ( blood bank, chemistry,
microbiology,hematology, etc. )
Stationed in San Antonio TX
and Washington DC.
Served at Andrews AFB, home of Air Force One.
Frequently served as shift leader at Andrews AFB. Controlled physical access.
Painted mural at Malcolm Grow Medical Center near end of enlistment.
Honorable discharge as Senior Airman. 4 medals.
Basic Military Training Honor graduate.
Later received medal (civilian ) from the US Navy for a painting depicting the USS Susquehanna.