Talk: Jason Lazarus (audio)
Jason Lazarus provides insights into his practice and the BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works exhibition, followed by a tour and conversation in the galleries. Since receiving his MFA in Photography (2003), Jason has actively exhibited around the country and abroad while curating, writing, and teaching photography part-time at Columbia College and the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Selected exhibition highlights include Black Is, Black Aint at the Renaissance Society in Chicago, Image Search at PPOW Gallery in NYC, On the Scene at the Art Institute of Chicago, and solo exhibitions at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Kaune-Sudendorf in Cologne, Germany, and D3 Projects in Los Angeles. Notable honors include an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship award, 2009; the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award, Emerging Artist, 2008; and the Emerging Artist Artadia Grant in 2006. Jason’s work can be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, the MCA Chicago, and the Bank of America LaSalle Photography collection among many others.