ABOUT JASON

Born 1970.

Graduated from Falmouth College of Art 1992.

Jason works from The Borlase Smart John Wells Trust studios in Newlyn Cornwall.

Member of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

Associate Member Newlyn Society of Artists.

COMMISSIONS

PRICE GUIDE

Oil
20 x 16 inches £3,500
24 x 20 inches £4,000
30 x 25 inches £4,500
36 x 28 inches £5,000
40 x 30 inches £5,500
50 x 40 inches £6,000
60 x 40 inches £6,500

Drawing
20 x 16 inches £500
24 x 20 inches £600
30 x 25 inches £700
36 x 28 inches £800
40 x 30 inches £900
50 x 40 inches £1,000
60 x 40 inches £1,100

This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel & accommodation expenses, and VAT are not included. For groups and non-standard sizes please ask for a quote.

METHOD OF WORKING

I like to travel to my sitters. I normally work from life but can work from photographs if there is no alternative and, when working from life, like about ten sittings. I am not currently registered for VAT.

NOTABLE SITTERS

  • Portrait of Bryan Pearce
  • The Truro Museum Cornwall
  • Portrait of Michael Eavis
  • The Holburne Museum Bath
  • Three past headmasters from Alleyn’s College Dulwich
  • Many portraits commissions in private collections

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010 Royal Society Portrait Painters
  • 2010 Newlyn Art Gallery Cornwall
  • 2009 National Portrait Gallery London, Mystery Postcard Show.
  • 2008 The New English Art club Mall Galleries London.
  • 2008 B.P. portrait award National Portrait Gallery.
  • 2007 Discerning Eye Mall Galleries London.
  • 2007 B.P. Portrait Award National Portrait Gallery London.
  • 2006 National Portrait Gallery, Mystery Portrait Show 150 years Anniversary Celebrations London.
  • 2006 B.P. Portrait Award National Portrait Gallery London.
  • 2005 Open Painting Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy.
  • 2005 B.P. Portrait Award National Portrait Gallery London.
  • 2004 Discerning Eye Mall Galleries London.
  • 2003 B.P. Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery London.
  • Solo Exhibitions /Mixed Exhibitions
  • Since 2004 Jason has exhibited regularly at –Beaux’s Art Bath, Artonomy, Truro and Lemon Street, Truro
  • 2008 Beaux’s Art Bath.
  • 2007 Artonomy Fine Art Truro.
  • 2006 Artonomy Fine Art Truro.
  • 2004 Lemon Street Gallery Truro.
  • 2002 Lemon Street Gallery Truro.

Mixed exhibitions:

  • 2008 Lemon Street Gallery Christmas Show
  • 2008 Beaux’s Art Bath Christmas Show
  • 2008 summer exhibition Hilton Young Penzance.
  • 2008 Chelsea art fair. Chelsea Pensioners Stand.
  • 2008 Chelsea art fair Beauxs Art Bath.
  • 2008 Thompson Gallery London.
  • 2007 Chelsea art fair Beaux Art Bath.
  • 2007 London Art Fair Beaux Art Bath.
  • 2007 Thompson Gallery London.
  • 2006 Artonomy Fine Art Mixed Christmas Show Truro.
  • 2006 Beaux Arts Bath Selected Works.
  • 2006 Beaux Arts Bath 25th Anniversary invitational show.
  • 2006 Thompsons Gallery London.
  • 2005 London Art Fair.
  • 2005 Beaux Art Gallery Bath.
  • 2005 Spring Show Richmond Hill Gallery London.
  • 2004 The Hunting Art Prizes London.
  • 2004 Thompson Gallery London.
  • 2004 Christmas Exhibition Beaux Art Bath.
  • 2003 Beaux Arts Gallery Bath.

AWARDS

The Changing Faces Prize, Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

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