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C.V.

Jason Rafferty

b. 1991

Address: 62 Maney Avenue, Apt. 4, Asheville, NC, 28804, USA

info@jasonrafferty.com, jason791@jasonrafferty.com

www.jasonrafferty.com  1+828-390-7518

Education

Present: BFA, UNC Asheville, Art program, Drawing & Painting. 2009-2011, 2016-present

Present: Association / Apprenticeship with professional landscape painter John Mac Kah, JMK Studio, Riverview Station, 191 Lyman St., Asheville, NC. 2012-present.

Present: Copying and intensive study at numerous museums in US & Europe after various masters. 2008-present

2016: Painting Best Practices Workshop, Natural Pigments, Beaufort, NC. 

 

2012 - 2015: Study of figure drawing and painting at Studio Escalier. Winter at the Louvre 2012, Paris, Fr. (8 weeks), Summer Intensive 2013, Argenton-les-Vallées, Fr. (12 weeks), Summer Intensive 2014, Argenton-les-Vallées, Fr. (12 weeks), Spring in Paris 2 Figure Drawing 2015, Paris, Fr. (4 weeks).

2012 Workshop studies with professional artists Nicholas Raynolds, Rebecca King and Ben Long IV in Asheville, NC.

2009 - 2012: Fine Arts League of the Carolinas, classical approaches to drawing.

Awards / Grants

2017-18: Two Drawing Discourse Scholarships, UNC Asheville

2014: Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

2014: Waterway Fellowship for Artistic Merit

2013: Waterway Fellowship for Artistic Merit

Exhibition Record

Ongoing: Represenation at Windsor Boutique Hotel & Désirant Boutique, Asheville, NC. 2015-persent.

 

2017 4 Bridges Art Festival, Chattanooga, TN, April 20-22, 2017. Featured Emerging Artist, juried. 

2017 Group exhibition, 50h Annual Juried Student Exhibit, UNC Asheville, Feb. 24th - March 28th, 2017.

2017 Group Exhibition, Nonprofit Benefit: River Link “Of Time and the River: Artists Interpret the French Broad”, Asheville, NC, October 21-23rd, 2017. (Accepted to exhibit by jury / invitation.)

2016 Group Exhibition, Greenhill Art Center “Winter Show”, Dec. 4 - Jan. 13th, 2017. Greensboro, NC. Invitational Statewide Exhibit of North Carolina Artists

2016 Group Exhibition, Nonprofit Benefit: River Link “Of Time and the River: Artists Interpret the French Broad”, Asheville, NC, October 21-23rd, 2016. (Accepted to exhibit by jury / invitation.)

2015 Group Exhibition, Nonprofit Benefit: River Link “Of Time and the River: Artists Interpret the French Broad”, Asheville, NC, Sept. 30th & October 15-18th, 2015. (Accepted to exhibit by jury / invitation.)

2015 Group Exhibition, The Shop at Greenhill, Greensboro, NC. Nov. 19th, 2015 - January 2016. 

2015 Group Exhibition, Alchemy Fine Art Gallery, Asheville, NC, May 24- June 26th.

2015 Group Exhibition, Nonprofit Benefit: Pisgah Legal “Art for Justice”, Asheville, NC, May 14th, 2015.

2014  Solo Exhibition, “Art of Jason Rafferty: Second Solo Exhibition”, Metro Wines, Asheville, NC. November 1, 2014 - January 2, 2015

2014  Group Exhibition, Chestnut, Craft Food & Cocktails, Asheville, NC

January 5th, 2014 - present (ongoing exhibit)

2014  Group Exhibition, “Of Time & The River: 15 Artists Interpret the French Broad River”

Thursday, October 23rd, 6-9pm. Sol's Reprieve, Asheville, NC. (Accepted to exhibit by jury / invitation.)

2014  Group Exhibition, Old Europe Cafe, Asheville, NC 2012 - December 2014 (ongoing exhibit)

2014  Group Exhibition, “Twitter Art Exhibit: Orlando”, City Arts Factory, Orlando, Fl., March - April 2014

2014  Group Exhibition, “Longbranch Studios 14th Anniversary exhibition - featuring John Mac Kah, Alisa Lumbreras, & Jason Rafferty”, Asheville, NC March 2014

2014  Group Exhibition, “Portrait Drawings & Paintings” Alchemy Fine Art Gallery, Asheville, NC, February 2014

2013  Group Exhibition, “Western Arts Agencies of North Carolina Traveling Exhibit”, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC April - November 2013.

2013  Group Exhibition, Updraft Gallery, Asheville, NC March - May 2013

2012  Solo Exhibition, “Art of Jason Rafferty: Two Dispositions”, Izzy’s Coffee Den, Asheville, NC. July 2012

2011  Group Exhibition, “Annual Art Front Members Exhibition”, Highsmith University Gallery, Asheville, NC

2011  Group Exhibition, “UNCA 44th Annual Juried Student Exhibition”, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Asheville, NC; Kate Silvio, Juror

2011 Group Exhibition, “Norfolk Cultural Council’s January Art Exhibition”. Norfolk Public Library Gallery, Norfolk, MA

Artworks in Notable Private Collections:

  • Tom Oreck, Oreck Vacuums
  • Yann Bellier, Galeries Bellier
  • Cosimo de Pazzi, Pazzi Family Collection

Nonprofit Fundraisers / Donations:

Open Doors of Asheville, “Art Affair”, 2014- 16. 2016: Live Auction.

Quickdraw Waynesville, benefitting local art programs - 2016.

“Of Time & The River”, Benefitting River Link, Asheville. 2014-17.

Wildlife Association benefit - Asheville - 2016-17.

Asheville Art in the Park  - 2010-2016.

Western North Carolina Aids Project, “Raise Your Hand”, 2015.

Pisgah Legal Associates - “Art For Justice”, 2015.

Commissions (Private)

2016-17 - “The Existentialists at Les Deux Magots” - Oil on panel. 36” x 48”

2016-17 - “The Birth of Modern Existentialism”, Oil on panel, 14 x 19”. 

2016 - “Portrait of Anne” - Charcoal / chalk on paper - 10 x 12”

2016 - “Two Paths (Allegory of Art & Commerce)” - Oil on panel - 12 x 18”

2016 - “Portrait of Grace” -  Oil on panel - 18” x 24”

2016 - “The Illumination of Buckminster Fuller” Oil on panel - 20” x 30”

2016 - “Three portraits” - Charcoal on paper, 12 x 18”

2016 - “The Weimaraners” - charcoal on paper,  18” x 24”

2016 - “Two Paintings - Biltmore Lake & client’s Home” Oil on panel - 16” x 22”

2015  “Bust of Pythagoras” - charcoal on paper. 9” x 12”

2015 - “Study of Trees, French Broad” - graphite and chalk on paper, 14” x 11”

2015 - “Ethereality”, oil on panel, 18” x 12”

2014 - “Two Hummingbirds”, oil on panel, 9”x12”

2013 - “Mr. & Mrs. Adams”, charcoal and chalk on paper, 18” x 24”
2013  - “El Niño”, oil on panel, 24” x 30”

2013  - “‘Pudge’ Battle Scene”, graphite, ink and chalk on paper, 18”x24”

2012  - Various portraits while traveling abroad in Ireland

2011  - “Cameron”, graphite and acrylic paint on board, 14”x11”.

2011   - “House Portrait”, conté on tone paper, 20” x 16”

2011  -  “A. Wertheim”, graphite and chalk on paper, 16” x 14”

2010  - “Two drawings of Duke Ellington”, graphite on paper, 11”x14”

Bibliography

2017  - Headwaters Creative Arts Magazine, UNC Asheville

2016 - Asheville Citizen Times, October 25, 2016, “Buncombe Officials Seek Public Input on Courthouse Art”.

2016 - Asheville Citizen Times, October 17, 2016, “Celebrate Arts & the River at Zelandia Castle”.

2016 - Asheville Citizen Times - March 24, 2016, “Local Artists’ Artwork Stolen from Riverview Station Studios”. 

2016 Capital at Play - Feb. 21, 2016, “Malt on a Mission”, Magazine cover, feature article p. 8.

 https://issuu.com/capitalatplay/docs/cap_v06e03_march-2016_issu.

2014  - Mountain Xpress, October 9, 2014, “Open air art exhibit with French Broad River theme to benefit RiverLink”

July 2012  - Rapid River Arts & Culture Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 11, 

“Fine Art - Interview with Jason Rafferty”

2011  - Headwaters Creative Arts Magazine, UNC Asheville

2011  - The Country Gazette, January 14, 2011. “Art at the Norfolk Library: Jason Rafferty, Rick Tedoldi, Bill Robinsion”

2010  - Metabolism Art & Culture Review, UNC Asheville, Vol. 5, Issue 4. 

Radio / Video / TV

2017 - “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri”, contracted for prop artworks for film, 5/12/2016.

2016 - WLOS News 13 - “Buncombe County Commissioners Restart Planning for Public Art Project”, Interview with Jason Rafferty, November 1st, 2016. http://wlos.com/news/local/commissioners-restart-buncombe-county-courthouse-public-art-project

2016 - The Dead Files - sketch artist - Travel Channel. Aired 8/13/2016

2016 - 1 Hour Interview at WPVM 103.7 - “Asheville & The Arts”, May 12, 2016. 

2016 - WLOS News 13 - “Artwork Stolen from River Arts District Studio”, March 23, 2016.

2014  - Interview at “Of Time & the River” exhibit, WPVM Radio, Asheville, NC, Nov. 7th, 2014.

2011  - Garza, Jonathan, Collective Perspectives. Interview at “The Garage at Biltmore” Asheville, NC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrBBJSYWW-s

Online

2016 - WLOS News 13, November 1st, 2016. - “Buncombe County Commissioners Restart Planning for Public Art Project”, Interview with Jason Rafferty. http://wlos.com/news/local/commissioners-restart-buncombe-county-courthouse-public-art-project

2016 - Asheville Citizen Times, October 25, 2016, ““Buncombe Officials Seek Public Input on Courthouse Art”. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2016/10/25/buncombe-officials-seek-public-input-choosing-art/92720570/?platform=hootsuite

2016 - Asheville Citizen Times, October 17, 2016, “Celebrate Arts & the River at Zelandia Castle” http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2016/10/17/celebrate-arts-and-river-zealandia-castle/92055756/

2016 - WLOS News 13, March 23rd, 2016. - “Artwork Stolen from Several Studios in the River Arts District”, Interview with Jason Rafferty. http://wlos.com/news/local/commissioners-restart-buncombe-county-courthouse-public-art-project http://wlos.com/news/local/artwork-stolen-from-several-rad-studios

2015 - McReynolds, Kay, “Local Artist Jason Rafferty gives back to the community he muses on” Mountain Xpress Blog, 03/12/2015 http://mountainx.com/arts/local-artist-jason-rafferty-gives-back-to-the-community-he-muses-on/

2015 - Basalo, Philip, “How to Collaborate with Nonprofits to Increase Art Sales”, written by Jason Rafferty. The Abundant Artist, 03/11/2015. http://theabundantartist.com/collaborate-nonprofits-increase-art-sales/

2015 - Higgins, Lauryn, “10 Questions with Local Artists Jason Rafferty & Sally Garner” Asheville Grit, 02/12/2015 ashevillegrit.com/10-questions-local-artists-jason-rafferty-sally-garner

2014  - Trippi, Gina, “Jason Rafferty” Art Space: Metro Wines Blog, 10/09/2014 https://www.metrowinesasheville.com/blog/entry/jason-rafferty

2014  - Poirier, Alexander, “Pencil Artist of the Week: Jason Rafferty” The PENCILS Blog, 02/11/2014 http://pencils.com/pencil-artist-jason-rafferty/

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