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Jonathan Brilliant was born in in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1976. He holds a BA in studio art from the College of Charleston and an MFA in Spatial Arts from San Jose State University.
Between May 2009 and December 2010, Brilliant conducted Have Sticks Will Travel world Tour, an eighteen-month-long marathon series of site-specific installations that traveled to thirteen galleries in three countries and two continents.
His work has been exhibited internationally and he has received numerous fellowships to artist residencies and communities including McColl Center for Visual Art, Oxbow School of Art, Vermont Studio Center, Penland School of Crafts, and East/West Project in Berlin. He is also a recent recipient of a grant from Pollock Krasner Foundation.