A Demanding Presence, Chazen Prize Winner, Jason Ramey

"No way I’ll quit this. Not possible.”—Jason Ramey Jason Ramey is a storyteller, with great tales to tell: from suddenly leaving college in Indiana for Florida, laboring on a cattle ranch and in a sawmill as he traveled, to working with violent patients in a mental health facility, to recently being menaced by a bull while fly fishing. His art tells stories, too. He grew up in a small G.I. house, sharing a bedroom with his twin brother and mother. The walls and furniture in his sculpture often refer to those cramped quarters and the furniture he grew up with. The walls he builds are stark whi... [more]
Posted by Jason Ramey on 3/24/13