MEET JASON

I was raised by a television in suburban America -- tuned in to all the big, bold, shiny things being sold in big, bold, shiny commercials. One of my first memories is the colors of the cereal aisle flashing by as I rode in my mom’s grocery cart. I still see things this way. I’m more likely to notice an ad on the side of the highway than the forest behind it.
 
We all try to isolate ourselves from the unfamiliar, I'm poking holes in that.

 

                             Jason Chase

Accomplishments

  • First artist to release Singularity Black, the blackest black paint to the world with NanoLab, July 23, 2017

  • Creator of the Blackest Little Black Dress on Earth.

  • Created and hand delivered samples that are now in the permanent collections of the Forbes Harvard pigment collection, and the Yale pigment collection.

  • Appointed NanoLab Artist in Residence, Dec, 2017

  • First artist to push metal laser cutting forward into organic shapes with Fabtron in Waltham, 2018

  • One of the innovators behind Gravity Black, the world's most hue-less black oil paint. 

  • One of the innovators behind Morgan White, the world's most hue-less white paint, and possibly the whitest white paint on the planet, tests are being done. 

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NanoLab’s Singularity Black paint was “one of the most interesting and revolutionary things I’d ever looked at.” Photo by Cydney Scott

Shows

  • Solo exhibitions:

  •   Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 2018 : Jason Chase, Works in singularity Black

  •   Laconia Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2018: Jason Chase: Singularity Black, Boston Design Week 

  •   Laconia Gallery, Boston Massachusetts, 2017: Jason Chase Debuts Black Iron Ursa 

  •   Gold Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2013: Jason Chase, Solo show 

  •   Locco Ritoro Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2006: Step Right Up: Paintings by Jason Chase 

  •   The Warehouse Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colorado 2004: Jason Chase, Solo Show

  •   The Harbor Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2004: Stars and Stripmalls

  •   The Warehouse Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colorado 2001: Farewell Show

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  • 2-4 person exhibitions:

  •   Atelier Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, 2018: Dark Matter, 2-person show

  •   Atelier Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, 2017: Wanderlust,  3-person show

  •   Gold Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2016: Still Life, 3-person show

  •   Gold Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2016: Works on Paper, 4-person show

  •   Gallery of Contemporary Art at Colorado University   at Colorado Springs, 2014: Play, Sean O’Meallie & Jason Chase

  •   Laconia Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2011: Stars & Cars, Scott Listfield & Jason Chase

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  • Group exhibitions:

  • Bromfield Gallery, Boston Massachusetts, 2018 : Summer Invitational,

  • Atelier Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, 2018Divided Mind,

  •   Reach Beyond Domestic Violence Artist and Celebrity Auction, Boston, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009

  •   Boston Massachusetts Street art project 2016: Play Me I’m Yours

  •   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts 2011: The Summer Party, invitational,

  •   Laconia Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2011, 2009: 150x150,

  •   New Art center, Newton, Massachusetts 2010: Icons and Altars

  •   150x150, Gallery @ Green Street, Boston, Massachusetts 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  •   Somerville Open Studios, Somerville, Massachusetts 2008

  •   New Arts Center, Newton, Massachusetts 2007: Trans-Am

  •   Sherman Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2006: National Image 

  •   Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles, California 2006: America-Are We Drowning 

  •   Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado, 2005: Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art 

  •   Cue Art Foundation, New York, New York 2004: Joan Mitchell Foundation 2002-2003 MFA Grant Recipients,

  •   Nielson Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2003: Summer Surprises

  •   Gallery @ Green Street, Boston, Massachusetts 2003: Superpower

  •   808 Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 2003: Boston University M.F.A. Thesis Show

  •  Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado 2003:  A New Generation of Magic Realists

Educational Speaking Engagements

  •   Material ConneXion, NYC, Design industry show, September 12, 2018

  •   San Jose Museum of Art, Works of Jason Chase, June 2, 2018

  •   Boston Design Week: Jason Chase presents the Blackest Little Black Dress on Earth, April 14, 2018

  •   Boston University, Painting techniques course: Singularity black application demo, December, 2017

  •   Boston Mini Maker Faire, Showing of work and Singularity Black Demo, September 17, 2017

  •   Artisans Asylum, Showing of work and Singularity Black Demo,  September 6, 2017

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Education

  • M.F.A., Painting, Boston University, 2003

  • B.A., Fine Arts, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 2000

Somerville, MA, USA

©2018  Jason Chase

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