Jonathan Sims is a Brooklyn-based painter who originally hails from Austin, Texas. He began painting in San Antonio, and first exhibited work in 2009. In early 2013 Jonathan, along with his fiance, operated the SoPac Studio space in Southtown San Antonio in the Lone Star Arts District. In the summer of 2013 Jonathan moved to Brooklyn New York, and in early 2014 joined the Wayfarers Brooklyn Studio Collective in Bedford-Stuyvesant. In 2015 he was selected as a Media Arts Fellow by BRIC Arts in downtown Brooklyn. Beginning in the fall of 2016, Jonathan is currently an artist in residence at Flux Factory in Long Island City, Queens.