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Jason Holley / Bio

 Jason Holley is a Texas born illustrator, educator, and exhibiting artist. His illustration career spans 25 years and he is widely recognized for his influence and contribution to the field.His artworks are made up of images painted on paper, cut out and collaged together.


  Holley also sings and plays multiple instruments and non-instruments in the post apocalyptic, thrash ukulele band. Ukefink. He has been a member of the faculty at Art Center College of Design since 1997.


1992 | BFA

Art Center College of Design



Forget What We Mean, SPACE Gallery, Pasadena, CA, 2017

The Power of Three, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA, 2015

50 Towers, Kirkland Shop, NYC, 2015

Silent Auction, National MS 50 Mile Challenge Walk, 2013

Hard Time Mini Mall, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Multi Feed, Slow Culture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2013

Awakened, AFA, NYC, 2012

Auction Honoring Amid Cappaci, Time Life Gallery, NYC, 2012

Art MARKT, San Francisco, 2012

Permanent Collection, Nancy Margolis Gallery, NYC, 2012

Scope, NYC, 2012

Scope, Miami, FL, 2012

RollingStone’s Art of The Record Review, RollingStone, NYC, 2011
The Blab Krampus Show, Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2011
The Mini Lai Scholarship Show, Art Center Gallery, Pasadena, CA, 2011
100 Heads for Haiti, Baltimore, MD, 2010
Junc Gallery Group Show, Junc Gallery, LA, CA, 2009
Meaning and Metaphor, Foster Gallery at The University of Wisconsin, WI, 2008
In Full Cry, New Image Art, LA, CA, 2007
Forever is Nothing, SR2 Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2007
Crystal Crunch, Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy, 2007

Dear New Girl, Jack Hanley Gallery, SF, CA, 2006
Tang and Jello, Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2006
Stranger Town, Dinter Fine Art, NYC, 2005
J3, Richard Heller Gallery, LA, CA, 2005
Collab, New Image Art, LA, CA, 2002
The American IllustrationTraveling Show, various locations and years
The Post-It Show, Giant Robot, LA, CA, various years


The New York Society of Illustrators: Gold medal/Editorial, Gold medal/Institutional,
Society of Publication Designers/Best in Show, Society of Publication Designers/Silver medal, AR100, BMG, AIGA, PRINT, New York Art Director’s Club, American Illustration,
Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, London International Advertising Awards



The New Yorker, The New York Times, Outside Magazine,
U.S. Department of State, Southern Poverty Law Center, Texas Monthly, Time, Newsweek,
Los Angeles Times, RollingStone, GQ, Los Angeles Magazine, Boston Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Playboy, Scientific American, Audubon, Bloomberg, Boston Globe, Washington Post, The New Republic, The Progressive, American Illustration, Dell, Stanford, M.I.T., Harvard, USC, UCLA, MTV, McSweeneys, Random House, Scholastic, Penguin, Sony, RCA, MCA, Warner Brothers, Atlantic, Spot Design, Mother NYC, Cahan & Associates, Mash, D&D, HHMI, I.C.O.N., Ross Institute, Priest/Grace 

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