Jason Martin   British 1970-

Jason Martin, painter and sculptor, born in Jersey, Channel Islands. He studied at Chelsea School of Art and gained a degree at Goldsmiths College of Art 1990-3. Martin is best known for his monochromatic paintings, where layers of oil or acrylic gel are dragged across hard surfaces such as aluminium, stainless steel or Plexiglas with a fine, comb-like piece of metal or board in one movement, often repeated many times. He was a prize-winner in John Moores 21 the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, UK  in 1999 and of the Golfo della Spezia, European Biennial of the Visual Arts, La Spezia, Italy  in 2000.

Solo Exhibitions:

Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany (2017)

Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf, Germany (2016)

Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice, Italy (2013)

Le Consortium, Dijon, France (2012)

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (2009)

Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporary de Palma, Majorca, Spain (2008)

Kunstverein Kreis Gŭtersloh, Gutersloh, Germany (2007)

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Spain (2005).

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‘Purdah’ by Jason Martin