Conceptual Illustrations and Projects in Residence by Jason Sturgill

Jason Sturgill is a Portland-based artist and educator who works within a varied assortment of fields that cover advertising, design, and illustration.

He also organises a lot of art projects within the community including one that saw visitors to the Portland Art Museum being tattooed.

5fb1408533769.560bf1deba7eb

Jason’s work is always well-considered and concept-driven, but he also maintains a sense of playfulness in what he does.

In the project documented in the video below (and subsequent related project for a residency at Broken City Lab), he curated a selection of artists to design tattoos in response to the museum’s collection that were then offered out free for the public to have permanently emblazoned on their skin.

Take a look at the video and Jason’s site for more information.

[vimeo 31585297 600 338]

Film by Jess Gibson

jason-sturgill-work-play-mug-blue-MAIN-53e16623c224d-570

23578d29236003.55e89fc1b8ec6

609c3946120701.5607c62b719cb

cc6a2430041563.5610834886809

c9be4f998686fc5527d288da8a6d0d66

© Jason Sturgill, 2015

You might also like

  1. Cool Colours and Cut Out-like Shading by Bruno Mangyoku
  2. Tianhua Mao Blending Traditional Influences and Modern Aesthetics
  3. Balancing Bold Forms and Soft Textures with Barbara Malagoli
  4. Catch Up: Narrative Treasures from Aart-Jan Venema
  5. Intense Pattern Matching by Annu Kilpelainen’s
  6. Sarah Tanat-Jones’ Considered Line Work and Selective Brushstrokes
  7. Anna Berger Capturing Intimate Moments in Dominant Lines
  8. Broad Lines and Bold Patterns in Fashion Illustrations by Eunjeong Yoo
  9. Miranda Sofroniou’s Flora-filled Watercolour Illustrations
  10. Puzzling Together the Bizarre and Wonderful with Pierre-Paul Pariseau
  11. Eliot Wyatt with Confident Colours and Trippy Characters
  12. Sophie Melissa’s Skilfully Edited Compositions
View All