Monday, March 16, 2015

Jason Sandberg Artist and Children's book author

Jason SandbergJason Sandberg, was born in Minneapolis in 1971, discovered the artwork of Jacob Kurtzburg in 1977 and soon acquired a love of drawing.

 
He received a Scholastic Art Award before studying History and Studio Arts at the University of Minnesota from 1989 to 1993. Sandberg has had several exhibits in Minnesota and his drawings and paintings were published in various national indy art magazines throughout the 1990s. PREVIEWS magazine described his Pop Art as "base alternative art on mescaline." Critic and historian Scott McCloud classified his art as "uncategorizable," and Alternative Press Review described him as a talented artist who defies expectations. Sandberg specializes in acrylic painting and his work has been purchased by collectors in Europe and Asia. A one man exhibit of his realist paintings was held in Manhattan in September of 2004. Sandberg's work has appeared in PREVIEWS, NEW YORK QUICK GUIDE, JUPITER and NEW ART INTERNATIONAL. His primary influences are J.M.W. Turner and Edward Hopper.
"I'm a Fine Artist who also wants to produce the "missing books" from my childhood, the books I wished I'd had."
 
Candy and the CankersaurWalking on Daddy's Feet (Jason Sandberg eBooks 99 Cent Short Story Book 1)Under a Blue Sky (Jason Sandberg eBooks 99 Cent Short Story Book 2)
FumbulgrumbulBaby Julia Feeds the MoonDoodled Doggy