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Jason John
Jacksonville, Florida

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My interest as an artist is related to how people build personal identity in relation to personal memory and his/her social world.  Depending on the situation the individual has experienced can drastically alter the shape of a person's memory and furthermore, a person's identity and social perception.  As a painter, I represent figures trapped in an environment of uneasiness and flux.  Some or all of the figures in my paintings are partially concealed by a veil or mask. Partially concealing the identity of an individual(s) takes away the personal relationship viewers would expect from represented individuals. Each character in my paintings has become one with their environment and can evolve toward empowerment or devolve into personal displacement and loss of identity.


born: 1980, Detroit, MI


Indiana University of North Florida, MFA, 2005
Kutztown University, BFA, 2002

selected solo or two-person exhibits

Flight, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA, 2012
Jason John, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2012
Jason John, Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL

selected group shows

Eye Candy, WWA Gallery, Culver City, CA, 2013
Collector's Choice Exhibition, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA, 2013
From Motion to Stillness, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013
The Streets, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA, 2012


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