The Art of Jason Wilcoxwww.ArtPal.com/jasonjartpro
If you have reached this page, I hope that my artwork touches your mind, heart and soul. With that being said, thank you for visiting my portfolio.
Art has always been a passion of mine. I knew from a very early age that art would be a strong influence in my life.
J Art Pro is born out of Jason Wilcox's creative mind, and influenced by a collaboration of painting, graphic design, video production, and music. Jason's artistic vision developed from an early age and advanced through education at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri where he was awarded Best Visual Artist of his Senior class of 2000. The Scholastic Arts Award earned him college art program scholarships.
Current media include acrylic, gold, silver, copper and green leaf, ink, paint marker, oil pastel, spray paint and watercolor. Natural sponges are the preferred application method for blending, but some pieces are done with a brush. New media and application techniques are uniquely utilized within each piece of work, such as embroidery, Marley hair, and French lace veil. Jason's work shows a contemporary outlook on realism, abstract, and pop art styles.
Artistic Mission: to entice the viewer to escape reality and live an alternate life within the painting.
2000 Diploma in Visual Arts, Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts,
Kansas City, MO
Awards: Best Visual Artist of Senior class of 2000, Scholastic Arts Award,
College art program scholarships.
EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
2018 African American Artists Collective Residency, Charlotte Street Capsule,
Kansas City, MO (Curated by Sonie Joi Thompson-Ruffin)
2018 Solo Pop-Up, Charlotte Street Capsule, Kansas City, MO.
2019 Two-Person Exhibition, Exhibiting Talent, Leedy-Voulkos Arts Center, Kansas
City, MO (With Joseph A. Newton, Digital Artist).
2019 Solo Exhibition, Icon, Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, Kansas City,
2019 UnBridal Runway and Pop-Up, Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center,
Overland Park, KS, (in collaboration with Veronica Couture).
2019 “You Shoot Videos?” Directed by Morgan Cooper. (Artwork showcased in film.)
2019 Coalesce: The Art of Couture, Illusions Unlimited, Kansas City, MO, (in
collaboration with Kansas City Artists Coalition).
2019 Becoming: Context and Surroundings, 19 Below, Kansas City, MO, (Curated by
2020 African American Artists Collective Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation | Pendleton Arts Block, Kansas City, MO.
2020 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
In addition, Jason choses to pay homage to the works of the legendary graffiti artist
Jean-Michel Basquiat. Jason’s understanding of the mental and conceptual idea that Basquiat
used in his creative process is brilliant.
Derrick Thomas | DT