Until Aug 24
Alderney Landing Festival Grounds
Jason Skinner is an interdisciplinary artist and illustrator living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) in 2011 with a BFA, Fine Arts major in painting, and from Sheridan College in 2006 with a BAA in Illustration. From September 2011 to August 2012, Jason was one of three Community Artists in Residence for the Town of Lunenburg. In this role he was a mentor, teacher, consultant and co-designer of a community based social enterprise. In October of 2011 Jason represented Canada as an international judge for painting at the 8th International Abilympics in Seoul, South Korea. His work has appeared in Applied Arts Magazine, This magazine and on YTV’s the Zone. The motivation for his work is to playfully and often critically engage the relationships between people, community culture and sometimes nation. Currently Jason is a working free-lance artist and illustrator-in-residence for Tomorrow.is.