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Prof. Jason Pollen

President Emeritus

Surface Design Association

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Surface Design Association

P.O. Box 20430

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87154

United States

Company Description

The Surface Design Association is an international organization that celebrates fibre and textile art and artists. Our Vision: To inspire creativity, encourage innovation and advocate for artistic excellence as the global leader in textile-inspired art ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Faculty

Pratt Institute

Faculty

Royal College of Art

Faculty

Parsons School of Design

Affiliations

Fellow
American Craft Council Inc

Education

B.F.A. Degree

City College of New York

graduate degrees

painting

City College of New York

master's degree

City College of New York

Web References (117 Total References)


Sebastopol Center for the Arts

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Jurors: Wendy Lugg, Jason Pollen and Eszter Bornemisza.

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Jason Pollen is an internationally renowned artist/educator. He served on the faculties of the Royal College of Art in London, Parsons School of Design in New York, and Kansas City Art Institute. He was President of Surface Design Association for 16 years.


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Jason Pollen

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Jason Pollen is an internationally recognized artist and teacher known for his fiber art and use of innovative techniques. He exhibits in major fine art galleries in Europe, Asia and the United States. A native New Yorker, Jason has lived and worked in Paris, London, Zurich, India and Tibet, and has taught at the Royal College of Art in London, the Pratt Institute in New York, and the Parsons School of Design in New York. He is currently the chair of the Kansas City Art Institute Fiber Department and president of the Surface Design Association.


Biographies

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JASON POLLEN Jason Pollen is an internationally recognized artist and teacher known for his fiber art and use of innovative techniques. He exhibits in major fine art galleries and exhibitions in Europe, Asia, and the United States. A native New Yorker, Jason has lived and worked in Paris, London, Zurich, India and Tibet, and has taught at the Royal College of Art in London, the Pratt Institute in New York and the Parsons School of Design in New York. He is currently the chair of the Kansas City Art Institute Fiber Department and the president of the Surface Design Association.


Sculptor Elaine Longtemps Info - Sculpture.org

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2003 Fiber Directions 2003, Wichita Center for the Arts; Wichita, Kansas, Juror: Jason Pollen, internationally known textile designer, President of The Surface Design Association, and Chair of the Fiber Art Dept at the Kansas City Art Institute


Fiber | Faculty | Kansas City Art Institute

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Jason Pollen

Professor & Chair
Jason Pollen, professor and chair of the fiber department at KCAI, paints and prints with dyes on silk, creating lustrous, vibrant, colorful, abstract works that are exhibited in the U.S. as well as abroad.He also designs prints for the surface design and textile industry.Pollen has had several solo exhibitions in Europe and the United States, including the Temple Gallery in Philadelphia and, in Kansas City, the Leedy Voulkos Gallery, the Gallery of Fine Arts, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Dolphin Gallery, which currently represents him.His recent group exhibitions include Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery in Las Vegas, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Lodz Textile Museum in Poland;and the Max Berk Museum in Heidelberg, Germany.He has received several awards and grants including an NEA-MAA in 1989, and he was the first-place winner from the U.S. in the 1992 Japanese Fashion Foundation-sponsored International Textile Design Competition.In the same year, he received the Italian Idea Como award for most outstanding printed fabric.Major installations, collections, and commissions include the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Hallmark Cards, Inc., The H&R Block Foundation in Kansas City and Printmaker International, Ltd. in New York.Pollen serves as president of the Surface Design Association, an international organization of fiber artists and textile designers.Pollen spent 10 years in Paris, London, Zurich,and Madras as an artist and textile designer.Before joining the KCAI faculty in 1983, he served on the faculty at the Royal College of Art, Pratt Institute and the Parsons School of Design in New York.He regularly lectures and teaches workshops throughout the U.S, Canada and Europe.As a designer, he has created printed fabrics for Yves Saint Laurent, Perry Ellis, Wamsutta Sheets, Jim Thompson Thai Silks in Bangkok and Jack Lenor Larsen furnishing fabrics.Pollen earned BFA and master's degrees from the City College of New York.

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