Exhibitions

2005
Outsider: A Self Taught Artist, Art Resource Group, Corona del Mar, CA (solo)
2004
Golden Blessings of Old Age, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2003
Insights: Self-taught Artists for the 21st Century, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Artists’ Artists, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Between The Nameless and the Named: The Art of Vernacular Homeground, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Keeping the Faith: Works by Self-Taught Artists, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Transcendentally Material, Mystically Objective, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Ignoring Borders: New Artists, New Works, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Man-ifest: Visions of Masculinity by Self-Taught Men, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
1999
e-scapes: Passion of Place, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Aliens Among Us, Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
1996
Jon Serl: Oils on Boards, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1995
Centennial Plus One, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994
Jon Serl: One Man By Himself, Art Alliance Gallery, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA (solo)
1993
Jon Serl, New And Old Paintings, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Making Decisions: Jon Serl, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
1991
Jon Serl: One Person Show, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Jon Serl, Recent Paintings, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
Jon Serl, Paintings, Oneiros Gallery, San Diego, CA
Jon Serl: Master Painter, Mia Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
1990
Jon Serl, 40 Year Retrospective, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Literature

2001
Morris, Randall, Homeground: The Cultural Matrix of Vernacular Art, edited by Cathy Jellinek, Ramapo College Art Galleries, Mahwah, NJ
1997–1998
Larson, Susan C., “Jon Serl in Person”. Folk Art Magazine, 1997-98 Winter, Vol. 22 number 4, pp. 52-59, illustrated.
1996
Trechsel, Gail Andrews, ed., Pictured in My Mind: Contemporary American Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Rae Yelen, University Press of Mississippi, 1996
1994
Shedletsky, Stuart, ed. Still Working, Exh. Cat., New York: Parsons School of Design, New School for Social Research, 1994.
1993
Rosenak, Chuck and Jan. Museum of American Folk Art Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists, New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.
Maresca, Frank and Roger Ricco. American Self-Taught, New York: Knopf, 1993.
1991
Fitzgerald, Dorrit Kirk. Four Viewpoints: Florence Arnold, Helen Lundeberg, Jon Serl, and Beatrice Woon-, Irvine, CA: Irvine Fine Arts Center, 1991.
1990
Gaver, Eleanor. “Inside the Outsiders,” Art & Antiques, Summer 1990, pp. 72- 87, 159-163, illustrated.
Made with Passion: The Hemphill Folk Art Collection, Exh. Cat., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1990. Forward by Elezabeth Brown and essay by Lynda Roscoe Hartigan.
Rosenak, Chuck and Jan. Museum of American Folk Art Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists, New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1990, illustrated.