Jason BYrd
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Jason BYrd

Visual Art – San Francisco, CA

Jason Byrd, 27, was and born and raised in Philadelphia PA, he moved to the bay in 2015 to begin his teaching career. He explores themes such as contemporary black male culture, the education gap, consumerism and capitalism, and dualities such as perspective and permanence, and innocence and ignorance. Using a variety of developed styles and processes, he aims to synthesize ideas surrounding family dynamics and personal history, with world history, the history of painting, and contemporary issues facing the young black male today. Constantly drawing from the world around him, many of his works and series incorporate the idea of repurposing and realizing multiple interpretations, or perspectives, in of every inch of life. At it's heart his process is an ongoing investigation of the human condition, from where do we come from? what are we? where are we going? ...more