Jonathan Woolson

Filmmaker, Web Developer, and Designer in Fredonia, New York

Jonathan Woolson

Filmmaker, Web Developer, and Designer in Fredonia, New York

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Jonathan Woolson works as a filmmaker for Listening Pictures, LLC. and a website manager for State University of New York at Fredonia.

An open culture advocate, designer, coder, hacker, maker, and a committed pacifist, Jonathan is curious about nearly everything: xkcd.com/863

Jonathan has been known to keep strange company with Occupy Congress; YFNA Quaker hippies; Senecas; Wolf Clan Teaching Lodge; Red Earth Women's Alliance & Denver Four Directions March; U.N. People's Climate March; Women’s March; World Can't Wait; Nuke-Free Cattaraugus Creek Water Walkers; DAPL Water Protectors, UUs, Buddhists; Quakers …and so many other ne'er-do-wells and assorted riff-raff.

Watch some of Jonathan's favorite TED Talks.

Jonathan is inspired by and grateful to his teachers, including: his wife Laura and their kids, parents Faith and Art, grandmother Margery Busck Weierbach, Grandmother Twylah Nitsch, Grandmother ChoQosh Au'ho'oh, Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, Oren Lyons, Peace Pilgrim, O-sensei Ueshiba, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Buckminster Fuller, Leonard Shlain, Robert Fulghum, Marshall Rosenberg, Richard Bach, Alice Walker, Daniel Ellsberg, Edward Snowden, Chris Hedges, Amy Goodman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Medea Benjamin, Ammon Hennacy, Utah Phillips, Dr. Patch Adams, Naomi Klein, Arundhati Roy, Wendell Berry, E. O. Wilson, John Francis, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Greta Thunberg, Toby Hemenway, Maya Lin, Kirsten Dirksen, Scott McCloud, David Logan, Raj Patel, Francis Moore-Lappe, Joanna Macy, Dahr Jamail, Dave Pollard, Timothy Scott Bennett, Derrick Jensen, Richard Heinberg, Lester Brown, Ani DiFranco, Michael Franti, Nahko Bear & Medicine for the People, Tom Lehrer, Dan Berggren, Marlo Thomas, Monty Python, e e cummings, Robert Doherty, Don Weinhart, Tom Lacagnina, Fred Tschida, Bill Parry, Joe Davis, Marv Bjurlin, Tina Rausa, Chris Benton, Mick Griffin, Cathy Hunt, Ron Peterson, Steve Taylor, Bob Holland, Dorothy Foigelman-Holland, Taylor Pancoast, John Siskar, Maggie Ruckman, Fred ‘Ferd’ Larson, D. Deane Miner, Daniel J. Murphy, Peet Sasaki, Angelique Irvin, Lee Gorton, Jaeson Paul, David Faulkenberry, Cassandra Smith, Paul Ford, Leslee & Jackie Goodman, Bruce Kincheloe, Eric Kaiser, Bura Virgil Lawson, Jamie Hurt, Greg Swingle, Peter Tucker, Andrea Wasiura, Aurijoy & Michelle Majumdar, Brandon Perdomo, Janey Wagner, Airlia Shaffer-Moag, and all the Daly-Griffins.

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Photo 2014 by Brandon Perdomo at birdhaus, in Dunkirk, NY.

  • Work
    • @listeningpix @fredoniau
  • Education
    • Alfred University, 1991
    • Fredonia High School, 1987
    • Rainbow School, 1983