ARTIST CV

JASON LEITH

Artist in Social Practice
WORK EXPERIENCE
2012   Director, Ex Creatis Saddleback Arts Initiative, Lake Forest, CA
2011   Instructor, Art Innovators So. Cal., Cerritos, CA
          Intern, Summer Arts Programs, Watts House Project, Los Angeles, CA
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2013    Sacred Streets, Skid Row, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Biola University, NASAD Showcase, La Mirada, CA

2011    Artificial Essence, Common Grounds, Biola University
2010    Poetry Lounge, live drawing, La Mirada, CA
           Symbiosis 2010, Orange County, CA
2009    Biola University Biannual Conference, live painting, La Mirada, CA
2008    Plunket Artists Federation, Mission Viejo, CA
           The Refinery, Lake Forest, CA
           San Gabriel Union Fellowship, San Gabriel, CA
2007    The Reef at Saddleback, Lake Forest CA

PRESS:

2013    Christianity Today

            How One Artist Turns Skid Row into Sacred Streets

            By Joseph Gorra

June 7, 2013

2013    KCET, Departures

Sacred Streets: Skid Row as an Art Source

            By Ed Fuentes

May 10, 2013

2013    Biola News

           Art Exhibit Restores Dignity to Homeless in Downtown L.A.

By Jessica Airey

April 23, 2013

2013    The Chimes

            Senior Gives Beauty Back to Skid Row

By Olivia Blinn

April 10, 2013

2011    Biola News

“Student Uses Art to Help Homeless”

By Jessica Airey

December 20th, 2011

2011     The Point Magazine

“Beyond the Gallery”

By Candace Arce-Lindsay

Fall 2011

 

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS:
2008    Plunket Artists Federation, Selected Artist
           5/5 on AP Portfolio
           Selected Biola University Fine Arts Scholarship
           First Prize, Youth Expo, Costa Mesa, CA
           First Prize, OC Art Fair, Santa Ana, CA
2007    First Prize, Youth Expo, Costa Mesa, CA
CURATORIAL:

2013    World AIDS Day, Interactive Exhibition, Lake Forest, CA

2012    Beyond Ourselves, Local Peace Center, Lake Forest, CA    

2011    Left, Breathless, Salvation Army Alegria, Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION:

2013       Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, Biola University

Minor in Business-Administration at Biola University

2012       Torrey Honors Institute Graduate