Jason Salavon

Visual Arts, 2000

Creating his own software processes, Jason Salavon generates or reconfigures large sets of communal data to present new perspectives on familiar objects. A Chicago-based artist, Salavon received his MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his BA from the University of Texas at Austin. Selected solo exhibitions include shows in Virginia, Miami, Austin, and Chicago, along with group shows in New York at White Columns and at the Whitney Museum of American Art. His work has been reviewed in publications including The New York Times, Art in America, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal.

Awards and Accomplishments


Salavon is named among the Best of Dallas by Art In America


Salavon is selected by Mircosoft’s Artist-in-Residency Program. The residency takes place in the Microsoft campus’ new gallery space called Studio 99 which presents art that melds data, creative coding and leading-edge technology


Salavon receives commission for McCormick Place expansion in Chicago

2004: Salavon receives commission from US Census Bureau


Salavon receives Digital Gallery Commission from The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles


Salavon receives Illinois Arts Council Fellowship