B. Detroit, MI 1976 Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
EDUCATION 2011 MFA, Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI 1999 BFA, Fine Arts, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS *indicates solo exhibition 2017 - *Jason Carter at Sarrinen House: #digital_presence, Curated by Center Director Gregory Wittkopp & Collections Fellow Kevin Adkisson, Organized as a Collaboration between Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research and Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum, a site specific installation at Saarinen House, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 2017 - * #distracted_presence, Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale, MI. 2017-15 - Art in Embassies Program, Curated by Claire D'Alba, U.S. Embassy Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana. 2016-15 - The Cranbrook Salon, Curated by Laura Mott & Shelley Selim, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 2016 - IF, Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale, MI. 2015 - Perpetual Now, Adrian College, Adrian, MI. 2015 - ART X DETROIT 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI. 2014 - Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Curated by Dr Halona Norton-Westbrook, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH. 2013 - *#theDigitalDomestic, Paul Kotula Projects. Ferndale,MI 2013 - Personal Light, Curated by Liz Lewis, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN (One Night Exhibition) 2012 - Night Show,Curated by DAM Exhibition Committee, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI. 2012 - CUE presents Joan Mitchell Foundation 2011 MFA Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY. 2011 - Forty for 40, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI. 2011 - Imagined Communities,Curated by Christopher Lee, Gallery Projects, Ann Arbor, MI. 2011 - Remix, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI. 2011- Here Here, Graduate Degree Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 2011 - Experiencing Perspectives Art Exhibition 2011-2012, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI . 2011 - Portrait Show, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 2010 - Experiencing Perspectives Art Exhibition 2010-2011, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI . 2009 - A Little Piece of Painting, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. 2008 - College for Creative Studies Alumni Exhibition, Yamasaki Galleries, Detroit, MI . 2008 - Andres Serrano Picks Detroit, Curated by Andres Serrano, Center Galleries, Detroit, MI . 2008 - Michigan Annual XXXIV,Anton Art Center, Mt Clemens, MI, Trustee’s Award . 2006 - Group Show, Synergy Gallery, Berkley, MI . 1999 - Mixed Nuts, U245 Gallery, Detroit, MI . 1999 - Print Show,Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Janet Gallup Award.
AWARDS 2013 Kresge Artist Fellowship, awarded byKresge Arts in Detroit, a program of The Kresge Foundation (Panelists: Eric Fischl, painter, sculpture; Hamza Walker, associate curator of the Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; Rebecca Hart, associate curator of contemporary art, Detroit Institute of Arts; Nancy Mitchnick, painter, educator; Shinique Smit, visual artist.) 2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant
COLLECTIONS Cranbrook Art Museum Bloomfield Hills, MI Deloitte Detroit, MI Doner Advertising Southfield, MI Mike and Marian Ilitch Detroit, MI
BIBLIOGRAPHY - The Periphery. Issue XIV, May 2015. Online Magazine. http://www.theperipherymag.com/jason-e-carter - The Detroit News, Detroit, MI : pg 1C, 2C; "Art X Detroit Festival opens Thursday", April, 06, 2015 - Wood, Jennifer. "20 Detroit Artists You Should Know", Complex.com. September 30, 2014. http://www.complex.com/style/2014/09/20-detroit-artists-you-should-know/ - Hartigan, Philip A. "A View from the Easel", Hyperallergic. (Blog) July 23, 2014. http://hyperallergic.com/137978/a-view-from-the-easel-57/ - Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery Collaborative Project, "Jason Carter - Detroit, Michigan", 365 Artists 365 Days(Blog). May 21, 2014. http://365artists365days.com/2014/05/21/jason-carter-detroit-michigan/ - Studio Visit Magazine, Vol 26, Juror: Trevor Richardson, Director, Herter Art Gallery, UMASS, Amherst, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA. 2014 - New American Paintings, No 107, Midwest Edition, Vol 18, Issue 4. Juror Eric Crosby, Asst. Curator Visual Arts, Walker Art Center. The Open Studio Press, Wellesley, MA. 2013 - Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI : pg7A; “Literary, visual artists win Kresge grants”, June 26, 2013 - Woodward Talk, Ferndale, Berkley, Huntingon Woods, Pleasant Ridge, MI: Vol. 10, no 28. Pg5A, 13A ; “Kresge Foundation honors local author, two artists with grant money”, July 10, 2013 - Friel, Tom. "Digital Luminance: The Paintings of Jason E. Carter."Bad at Sports: Contemporary Art Talk. (Blog) July 2, 2012. http://www.badatsports.com/2012/digital-luminance-the-paintings-of-jason-e-carter/ - Estafan, Kareem. "The work of Marissa Lee Benedict, Jason E. Carter, Jerome Reyes."In CUE presents Joan Mitchell Foundation 2011 MFA Grant Recipients, exh. cat., pg 1-2. CUE Art Foundation Gallery; New York, Marx+Myles, 2012. - Here Here, exh. cat, pg 144-145. Cranbrook Academy of Art; Bloomfield Hills, MI, Shapco Printing, Inc, 2011 - Experiencing Perspectives, 2011-2012 Art Exhibtion, exh. cat, pg 8-9. Mercedes Benz Financial Services; Farmington Hills, MI, Allied Printing, 2012. - Experiencing Perspectives, 2010-2011 Art Exhibition, exh. cat, pg 11. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services; Farmington Hills, MI, Allied Printing, 2011.
RELATED EXPERIENCE 2011 - Painting Assistant in installation of Sol LeWitt Mural, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI 2010 - Volunteer for Mike Kelley: Mobile Homestead Launch, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, MI