Jason Blue Lake Hawk Martinez
Albany, New York
Jason is of Native American heritage, a member of the Tiwa Taos Pueblo Nation. He holds a MFA from State University of New York-Albany and a BFA from Purchase College. He describes his work as depicting a union between the sappy and grotesque, illustrating stories of his obsessive conflict with heritage, mortality and personal relationships. Jason’s work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Jason is an instructor at The Doane Stuart School, Albany, New York.
“I am creating a world laced with visual elements of Indian culture coupled with elements of pop symbolism and familial relationships to compose a twisted fairytale landscape of neo-mythology and reclamation of personal identity.”Jason Blue Lake Hawk Martinez