BIO

Jason Rood is an Artist from Michigan currently working on his MFA at Virginia Commonwealth University. His images incorporate meticulous drawings that use humor to talk about serious issues and some that well... are not that serious.

EDUCATION

Grand Valley State University 2008 BFA in Art and Design with and emphasis in Illustration

EXHIBITIONS, SHOWS & EVENTS

  1. 2013 UICA "Limitless" Grand Rapids MI
  2. 2012 Kendall College of Art and Design "Faculty and Staff Show" Grand Rapids MI
  3. 2012 Nice Gallery "Cabin Time Bogus Lake Show" in Grand Rapids MI
  4. 2012 Terry Berry Gallery, "West Side Stories", Grand Rapids MI
  5. 2012 UICA "Live First" Event Auction, Grand Rapids MI
  6. 2011 Nice Gallery, 100 Grand Show, Grand Rapids MI
  7. 2011 Nice Gallery, Soft Opening Show, Grand Rapids MI
  8. 2011 Space Event, Live drawing event Grand Rapids MI
  9. 2010 UICA Holiday Artist Market, Grand Rapids MI
  10. 2010 UICA "Live First" Event Auction, Grand Rapids MI
  11. 2009 UICA Holiday Artist Market, Grand Rapids MI
  12. 2009 Art Prize, Grand Rapids MI, host WMCAT
  13. 2008 Society of Illustrators Student Competition, New York, NY
  14. 2008 BFA Senior Thesis Show "Greatest Best Idea Ever" GVSU Allendale, MI
  15. 2008 "333" Group Drawing Show, Avenue of the Arts Grand Rapids, MI
  16. 2006 "BC/AD" Group Drawing Show, Avenue of the Arts Grand Rapids, MI

RESIDENCY

  1. 2012 Cabin -Time #2 Grand Marais MN

PUBLICATIONS, BOOKS, COLLECTIONS & BLOG FEATURES

  1. 2012 Juxtapoz Magazine Web Blog
  2. 2011 Ambrose, Tee Shirt Design
  3. 2010 Beautiful Decay Book 5, Project Page Feature
  4. 2010 Beautiful Decay, Blog Feature
  5. 2010 "The Teens Guide to World Domination" by Josh Shipp, St Martians (Publisher) interior
  6. 2009 BOOOOOOOM, Blog feature
  7. 2008 Society of Illustrators Annual
  8. 2008 Fishladder, GVSU Student Arts Publication
  9. 2008 GVSU Art Collection “Mascot Masquerade”