Jason Urban (Austin, TX) is a painter, printmaker and designer who creates work using pattern and design as a platform on which to examine cultural iconography. Urban says, “At the core of my practice is a fascination with images; I have an insatiable appetite for visual culture. My work operates in the hazy area between art and design.”
Urban earned his BFA from Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA and his MA and MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. His prints, drawings, paintings and installations have been featured in numerous venues both nationally and internationally. Currently, Urban teaches Printmaking and Foundations Drawing at the University of Texas, Austin. He is a co-founder of the noted printmaking blog printeresting.org.