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Jason Middlebrook: Spending Time With Nature

Jason Middlebrook: Spending Time With Nature

Jason Middlebrook

Jason Middlebrook is a mixed-media artist who works in sculpture, installation, works on paper and site-specific projects. Middlebrook is known for his use of the natural world illustrating the interaction of nature and humans at the moment they collide. Middlebrook has long used “live-edge” slabs of wood along with planks, trunks, rough-hewn boards and logs in his work. These rough bark slabs allow the artist to create imagery that accentuates the fact that this was once a living part of nature. He then creates volume and depth by painting geometric patterns in response to the rings on the wood.

Image Credit:

Jason Middlebrook, Inspired By the Notion That Location Is Everything #8, 2018

My time at Graphicstudio has been so wonderful on many levels. Graphicstudio has introduced multiple approaches to art making and the experimentation has allowed me to explore in expansive directions. My favorite part, other than the fabulous people, is their openness to my ideas. Every time I visit I get more inspired and more focused on a range of projects that always affect my studio practice upon returning. Graphicstudio understands art making and artists, they understand the process and rarely say no to exploring the boundaries of that process. When my time is coming to an end after each visit I’m devising a plan for my return! I know with every return Graphicstudio will believe in me and commit to my direction with adventurous support.

Jason Middlebrook

Jason Middlebrook

Inspired By the Notion That Location Is Everything #1, 2, 3

2018

47-15/16 x 14 inches each panel

Lithograph/screenprint, triptych

Monoprint

$12,000 (including frame)

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Jason Middlebrook

Inspired By the Notion That Location Is Everything #4

2018

18-7/8 x 35-3/4 inches

Lithograph/woodblock

Monoprint

$2,500

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Jason Middlebrook and Graphicstudio Master Printer, Tom Pruitt, collaborating on the series, "Inspired By the Notion That Location Is Everything."

Jason Middlebrook

Inspired By the Notion That Location Is Everything #8

2018

14 x 48 inches

Lithograph/screenprint

Unique Monoprint

$3,500

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Jason Middlebrook

The Skies of Croton #3

2019

50-7/8 x 40-1/4 inches

Hand painted acrylic with screenprint

Monoprint

$15,000

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Jason Middlebrook in residence at Graphicstudio.

Jason Middlebrook

The Skies of Croton #5

2019

50-7/8 x 40-1/4 inches

Hand painted acrylic with screenprint

Monoprint

$15,000

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Jason Middlebrook

The Skies of Croton #6

2019

50-7/8 x 40-1/4 inches

Hand painted acrylic with screenprint

Monoprint

$15,000

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Jason Middlebrook and Graphicstudio Research Associates silk screening on a plank.

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The Skies of Croton #7

Jason Middlebrook

2019

50-7/8 x 40-1/4 inches

Hand painted acrylic with screenprint

Monoprint

$15,000

Jason Middlebrook

Understanding The Form

2019

30-1/2 x 24 inches

2-run, 5-color hard ground etching with drypoint and aquatint printed a la poupée with chine collé

Edition: 50

$3,000

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Jason Middlebrook

My Banyan Branch

2019

Screenprint and hand painting on Banyan wood

Unique Sculpture

$30,000

Jason Middlebrook

New Grain

2019

15 x 47 x 2 inches

Screenprint on Melaleuca wood

Unique Sculpture

$16,500

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Jason Middlebrook (b. 1966) is originally from Jackson, Michigan, and currently lives and works in Hudson, NY. Middlebrook earned his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and received his M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute. In 1994, he attended a yearlong Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, and in 2009 completed an Iaspis Residency in Stockholm, Sweden. Middlebrook has exhibited his work extensively at institutions such as the New Museum in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT, and the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. The artist now lives and works in Hudson, NY.

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