bio

Jason Simon (b. 1961) is an artist who lives and works in New York and teaches at The College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Request Lines are Open, at Callicoon Fine Arts, NY and In and Around the Ohio Pen, Sismografo, Porto Portugal, both in 2015, and at Artexte, Montreal, 2014. Recent group exhibitions have taken place at Azkuna Zentroa, BilbaoMumok, Vienna; Dazibao, Montreal; Yale Union, Portland, and Ibid, London. Simon’s videos are distributed by The Video Data Bank and Icarus Films, his writing has appeared in Arforum, Parkett  Frieze, Springerin and Afterimage. Simon and Moyra Davey’s Ten Years of the One Minute Film Festival was hosted by Mass MoCA in 2013. Simon was a founding member of the cooperatively run gallery Orchard (2005 to 2008) and he established the Art & Tech filmmaking residency facility at the Wexner Center for the Arts. In 2018 Simon will be featured in an exhibition that looks at the art and activities of Pat Hern Gallery and American Fine Arts, Co. at the Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY.