Jason Stopa: Visiting Artist Lecture
Monday, November 6, 2023
Location: Visual Arts Complex 1B20 Auditorium (CU Boulder campus, 1085 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80302)
Jason Stopa paints work that engages with the potential of gestural abstraction in the digital age. Although he attributes techniques and forms to the history of painting, Stopa’s paintings are situated in contemporary culture, where analog and digital are intertwined. Carrying the notion that painting is “about color as light and light as space.”
Jason Stopa (USA, b. 1983) is a painter and writer living in Brooklyn. He received his BFA from Indiana University Bloomington and his MFA from Pratt Institute in NYC. Recent solo exhibitions include Joy Labyrinth at Morgan Lehman, NYC (2021) and Hanging Gardens at Atelier W Pantin, France (2019). Group exhibitions include Beyond the Black Hole, The Pit, Palm Springs (2022), Shelter From the Storm, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles (2022), Wayne Thiebaud Influencer: A New Generation, at Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis, CA (2021), Light (curated by Rico Gatson) at Miles McEnery Gallery in NYC (2021), What's It All About at Jenkins Johnson Projects in Brooklyn (2021). Stopa teaches at Pratt Institute and works for an academic journal at Columbia University. He is a contributing writer to Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, Momus, and Artcritical, among other art journals.
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