John Mandel is an artist whose paintings and installations have been shown in the United States and abroad, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Milan, Italy and throughout Australia. He has shown in two Whitney Museum Annuals, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Santa Monica Museum of Art, the Max Hutchinson, Sidney Janis, Modernism, Thomas/Llewellen and Krieger/Landau galleries, and has lectured throughout the country. A graduate of Pratt Institute where he later taught, he has also been on the faculty of Otis Art Institute and Art Center College of Design. John is the author of How to Make an Oracle (2019), A Goddamn Infinite Emergency (2016). Readings have been held at the Hammer Museum and Beyond Baroque.