Jason Engelund uses photography and painting to abstract light, landscape, and visual perception to showcase the transformative experience of landscape.
Art writer and curator A. Will Brown described Engelund as “distinctly aware of the conceptual and metaphorical capacities of landscape”.
Engelund’s artwork is held in the permanent collection of the Museum of Photographic Arts and has been represented by galleries in Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco.
Engelund received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction at the California College of Arts and Crafts and received his Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Davis.
In 2012 Engelund was awarded the Individual Artist grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and in 2017 he was nominated and selected as one of eleven photographic artists for the Museum of Photographic Arts triennial exhibition Boundless: A California Invitational. “These artists are pushing the boundaries of what is currently possible in the medium of photography… It is leading a global dialogue on the redefinition of the medium.” — Deborah Klochko, Executive Director, Museum of Photographic Arts.
Boundless: A California Invitational, selected as one of eleven of the top artists working in photo based arts, living in California in this triennial exhibition of the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego. Catalog available.
Conceptual and Metaphorical Capacities of Landscape, by A. Will Brown, Daily Serving, contemporary art magazine
Highlights from the 2017 AIPAD Photography Show, part 3 slide 16, Collector Daily
Meta-Landscapes and Visual Ambient Drones, Solo Presentation with Kopeikin Gallery opens in Los Angeles, Art Daily
The Photography Show by AIPAD, Art Daily
Code of Process: Performance and Gesture in Photography, by Sarah Pollman 3200K a publication of analog photography
Meta-Landscapes and Visual Ambient Drones, by Eiketsu Baba, Attack Ebisu, Tokyo and International Artists
Shifting the Frame, by Katie Stretton, ToneLit Photography Magazine
House of Perception, by Harry Rose, Darwin Contemporary Photography Magazine