Jason is a high school art teacher and sculptor living in Rushville, IL with his wife and two daughters. He received his BA from Western Illinois University, and for the past sixteen years have been teaching a wide variety of studio courses at Rushville-Industry High School. His studio practice over the past six years has been focused on the use of reclaimed lumber and reclaimed clay as sculptural media. Recent group exhibitions include 64 Arts National Juried Exhibit,Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL., Art Saint Louis XVIII: The Exhibition, Art Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO.,Play, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI., Galex 48, Galesburg Arts Center, Galesburg, IL, Discomfort Zones, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI.