After A Long Pause…  (2019) installation view

After A Long Pause… (2019) installation view

Jason Willaford


After A Long Pause… (2019) View Exhibition

Vinyl Exposed (2015)

Signs of Life (2013)

Dogma of Color and Other Idiosyncrasies (2010)

Refracting All But One (2008)

More Abstract Linear Evolution (2006)

Descending Order (2004)


Jason Willaford received his BFA from Florida State University where he studied under Jim Roche and Color Field painter Trevor Bell. After years as an encaustic painter in Marfa, Texas, he shifted his focus to vinyl-based constructions, which were exhibited in a solo exhibition at Oklahoma Contemporary in 2014. In the summer of 2015, Willaford participated in a residency at the former home and studio of Elaine de Kooning in East Hampton, NY and presented the resulting body of work in a solo show at Dallas Contemporary 2015.Upcoming Willafordhas been selected by Green Box Arts Festival 2018 to create a billboard project past artist have included Spencer Finch. Willaford’s work can be found in over 200 private and the public collections of Bloomingdales, Toyota, Neiman Marcus, Clements Collection UTSW among others.


Selected Work