Jason Waskey Seattle Artist
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Jason Waskey

BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Jason Waskey was born in Washington D.C. in 1970. He was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and trained as an artist first at Parsons School of Design in New York City, and then received his B.F.A. from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
He has filled a variety of jobs in the arts field, including: freelance illustrator, instructor for the Art Institute of Seattle, and Art Director for both a newspaper and a comic book publisher.

Jason currently works as a Creative Director at Microsoft.

Jason's works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in both group and solo gallery exhibitions. His art has been seen in numerous publications, including a graphic novel co-authored with writer Devin O’Leary.

He resides in Seattle, where he tries to paint every day.

BORN
  1970   Washington DC
 
EDUCATION
  1990  University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, New Mexico - B.F.A. (with distinction)
  1988  Parson’s School of Design New York City, New York

 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  2011   Angel Gallery May Featured Artist - Coeur d' Alene, Idaho
  2005   Prosser Gallery Walk - Prosser, Washington
  2004   ec•lec•tic gallerie- Seattle, Washington
  2002   Zerene - Seattle, Washington
  1997   Habitude - Seattle, Washington
  1996   Art Bar - Seattle, Washington
  1992   Found Family - ASA Gallery - Albuquerque, New Mexico
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
  2010   Brackenwood Gallery Small Treasures - Langley, Washington
  2010   Angel Gallery October Show - Coeur d' Alene, Idaho
  2009   NSCC - Minatures and Small Worlds - Seattle, Washington
  2009   Dezart Gallery - Palm Springs, California
  2008   Dezart Gallery - Palm Springs, California
  2007   Dezart Gallery - Palm Springs, California
  2006   Dezart Gallery - Palm Springs, California
  2005   Dezart Gallery - Palm Springs, California
  2004   Kenmore Arts Festival - Kenmore, Washington
  2004   Parklane Gallery International Miniature Art Show - Kirkland, Washington
  2003   Kenmore Arts Festival - Kenmore, Washington
  2003   Magnolia Arts Festival - Seattle, Washington
  2001   Zerene - Seattle, Washington
  1992   ASA Gallery, Spring Juried Paper Show - Albuquerque, New Mexico
  1991   ASA Gallery, Winter Juried Paper Show - Albuquerque, New Mexico

COLLECTIONS

Washington Athletic Club

PUBLICATIONS
  2009  November Poets and Artists
  2008  NW Source
  2008  Lines and Colors
  1994  Dark Horse Presents, graphic anthology
  1992  Falls the Gotham Rain, graphic novel

AWARDS
  2010  Lincoln City Plein Air Paint Out: People's Choice Award
  2004  Kenmore Arts Festival: 2nd Place Painting and Drawing
  2004  Kenmore Arts Festival: Honorable mention Painting and Drawing
  2003  Kenmore Arts Festival: Honorable mention Painting and Drawing