Jason Jägel

Jason W. Jägel
Born Boston, Mass. 1971


MFA Stanford University, Stanford, CA
BFA Painting, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA


(I’ll Fly) into Your Heart, Fifty24SF, San Francisco, CA
Fate In A Pleasant Mood, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Free Time, Galleria Della Pina, Pietrasanta, Italy
Gramophone Rainbow, AMT / Alberto Matteo Torri, Milan, Italy
Seventy-Three Funshine, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA
(Like Life, But a) Simplified Version, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Paper Recording, Plane Space, Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain
Paper Record, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
One Thing About Music, Plane Space, New York, NY
Flesh Of My Skin, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
Flesh Of My Skin, Queen's Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA
P's & Q's, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Peripheral Listens, Queen's Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA
Funny, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Even though the flowers bloom, scopeMiami, Richard Heller Gallery, Miami, FL
Boo Ya! Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Juvenile Theoretics , Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA


Hand Over Fist, RVCA, San Francisco, CA
Paper! Awesome!, Baer-Ridgeway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
Trace Elements, SF Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
With Hidden Noise, David Krut Projects, New York, NY
Neither Up Nor Down, 111 Minna, San Francisco, CA
Saturday@Phillips, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY
Kick Out The Jams, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Civil Twilight, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA
Gangbusters, Plane Space, New York, NY
Scene\Seen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex Permanent Collection, 1979-2006, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
"Don't Look" Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna's Collection (Martina Yamin, class of 1958), The Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Bananas!!!, 94 Prince Street, New York, NY
Paper Trails- New Adventures in Drawing, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Transformers, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery UNLV, Las Vegas, NV
Five Habitats: Squatting at Langton, New Langton Arts, SF, CA
Claw Your Face Off, Plane Space, New York, NY
Paper Pushers, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis
Project Room, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
SPRAWL, Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Trillium Press, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Comic Release, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
San Francisco, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Comics Stripped, Off the Preserve! a project of The di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
Comic Release, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA; Center for Contemporary Art, New Orleans, LA
Straight to Hell, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Drawing Show, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland, CA
Group Exhibition, Green-Naftali, New York, NY
Kaboom!, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Eureka: New Art from the Bay Area, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Eureka Fellowship Exhibition, San Jose Museum of Art & The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Looking Towards the Future, SF MOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Tweakville, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Awards Show, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA


RES Torcito Residency Program, Provence of Lecce. Cannole, Italy
Market St. Kiosk Poster Series, SF Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
Trillium Fund Fellowship. Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA
Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship, San Francisco Foundation, SF, CA
Exusiai, Akira Kasai. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA
Robert Rahls Merit Award. California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA


Operation: Doomsday (deluxe reissue), MF DOOM (all artwork), Traffic Entertainment, 2010
Soul Food Conversations, Kamala Walker and the Soul Tribe (produced by Madlib), Stones Throw Records, 2010
MM FOOD, MF DOOM (all artwork), Rhymesayers, 2004
HoeCakes / Potholders, 12" single, MF DOOM, Rhymesayers, 2004
Washedbrainsyndrome, 12” single, Dudley Perkins, Stones Throw Records, 2004
About Leaving, Our Lady of the Highway Fogsnob Records, 2004
The Curse of the Evil Badger, Egon, Stones Throw Records, 2003
Monkin’, Monk Hughes & the Outer Realm (produced by Madlib), Stones Throw Records, unreleased, 2003


The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Catalog Raisonné, Christian Rattemeyer. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 2009
Seventy-Three Funshine (Large format monograph accompanied by 10” vinyl record with tracks by Yesterday’s New Quintet-a.k.a. Madlib) Electric Works, SF 2008
Howl, Crown Publishing, New York, NY 2007
The Art of Buying Art (Cover image), Paige West, Harper Collins 2007
“Don’t Look,” Martina Yamin Collection (Exhibition catalog), Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA 2007
How We Talk, (Cover Image and interior drawings) poems by Renny Pritikin. The Collective Foundation POD Press, San Francisco, CA 2007
Paper Trail (Exhibition catalog), EFA Gallery, New York, NY 2006
Akitip, issue #37, Hollywood, CA November, 2006
Paper Pushers (exhibition catalog), Nelson Gallery, University of California Davis, CA 2005
Broken Wrist Project - #1. Broken Wrist Project, Inc. 2002
Harvest Futurefarmers.1995-2002 Systems Design Limited, Hong Kong 2002
Comic Release (Exhibition catalog), Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY 2003
Eureka Fellowship Awards 1999 - 2001 (Exhibition catalog), San Jose Museum of Art,
New American Painting, “2000 Western States Competition,” Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA 2000
Bay Area Now , (Exhibition Catalog) Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA 2000


Juxtapoz, interview, Los Angeles, CA, January 2010
SHOOK, interview, London, England, Issue 5 summer 2009
Beautiful Decay, interview, beautifuldecay.com, March 2009
Spray, interview, Elisabeth Gomis. Paris, France, December 2008
The Wire, Inner Sleeve, Jason Jägel. London, UK, October 2008
Artforum, Critics Picks, Glen Helfand. Artforum.com, October 2008
Sketchypad, Interview, Mike Lin. sketchypad.com, September 2008
Saatchi Gallery online magazine, Jason Jägel’s ‘One Thing About Music’ at Plane Space, New York, Lupe Nunez-Fernadez, June 2007
Artweek, (Cover image and review) Abraham Orden. Palo Alto, CA, April 2005
Opulent, (Interview), Melbourne, Australia, July 2005
San Jose Mercury News , “Eureka Fellowship... a beacon for upcoming talent,” Jack Fischer, 14 Jan., 2001
Artweek , “Preview: Juvenile Theoretics,” Stephen Jenkins, July/August 1998
SF Chronicle, “Jason Jagel in Mill Valley,” Kenneth Baker, July 23, 1998
SF Chronicle, “Quick Draw Artists & Tender Hearts,” Kenneth Baker, June 13, 1997
SF Examiner, “The Young at Art,” David Bonetti, June 18,1998


Museum of Modern Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
UCLA Hammer Museum of Art
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
University of California, San Francisco, CA
The West Collection, The Oaks, PE
Tomio Koyama, Tokyo, Japan
Alain Servais, Brussels, Belgium
Jens-Peter Brask, Copenhagen, Denmark
A.G. Rosen, NY, NY
Martina Yamin, NY, NY
Daniel M. Holtz, Miami, FL
Sam Schwartz, Los Angeles, CA
Dean Valentine, Los Angeles, CA
Rena Bransten, San Francisco, CA
Herb & Lenore Schorr, Los Angeles, CA
Robert Conn, Del Mar, CA
Sean Penn & Robin Wright Penn, Ross, CA