A collection of brightly colored hats with characters from Angry Birds, Sesame Street, and Star Wars sit on a black metal rack.

Jayson Musson

b. 1977

Born in Bronx, New York in 1977; Lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

My critiques are heavily couched in humor. And to a similar degree so is my formalism...my writings Too Black for BET as well as Art Thoughtz, though 'critical' works, are both very funny bodies of work. The critical aspects are worthless without the humor. — Jayson Musson

Artwork

Exhibitions

05.06–06.17.2017
Demon All Day
Salon 94 Freemans

Jayson Musson

05.07–06.20.2014
Exhibit of Abstract Art
Salon 94 Bowery

Jayson Musson

07.11–08.17.2012
Halcyon Days
Salon 94 Bowery

Jayson Musson

01.07–01.07.2015
The Adventures of Jamel
Salon 94 Bowery

Jayson Musson

05.03–06.09.2017
Group Show
Lever House

MIDTOWN

06.29–07.29.2016
Group Show
Salon 94 Bowery

A Being In The World

Biography

Portrait by Jonathan Gardenhire

Jayson Musson (b.1977) received his BFA in Photography from the University of Arts, Philadelphia and his MFA in Painting from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions including Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, Texas, The Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and the Grimmuseum in Berlin. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) in Philadephia. Jayson Musson lives and works in Philadelphia.

CV

Press

10.21.2020
Jayson Musson
David Simantov

Fabric Workshop and Museum

03.17.2020
CVS Bangers is back to get you through self-quarantine
ALEX ROBERT ROSS

The Fader

09.24.2014
Three Amazing Young Artists Made a Baroque Surrealist Masterpiece of a Video
Matthew Leifheit

Vice

05.08.2014
Interview: Jayson Musson Talks His New Comic-Inspired Exhibition at Salon 94 and the End of Hennessy Youngman
JULIA SILVERMAN

Complex

07.11.2012
An Artist Makes His Name
Kimberly Chou

Wall Street Journal

07.11.2012
Jayson Musson
Michael Connor

Artforum

02.29.2012
Biting Humor Aimed at Art
Austin Considine

New York Times

03.24.2011
Art in America
Brian Boucher

Art in America