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Select Featured Exhibits:

2014    The World Of BooArt Gallery Of Alberta (Ongoing thru 2015), The World of Boo is an installation created by collaborators Jason Carter and Bridget Ryan. Inspired By their book series 'Who Is Boo?'. Engage in hands-on activities, experiment with ideas and create meaning through a variety of experiences in this exhibition dedicated to stories.

2013    The Human Form @ The Carter-Ryan Gallery & Live Art. An explorative series of the human body in stone and canvas.  Commissioned by The Canada Council for The Arts.

2013    Who Is Boo: The Terrific Tales of One Trickster Rabbit @ The Art Gallery of Calgary. Bringing story to life through canvas and stone of one trickster rabbit. (July 18- August 31, 2013)

2013    Indigenous Alberta Animals Edmonton Exhibition, Northlands

2012    Art Gallery of Alberta(Ongoing thru 2015) Touring Exhibit Program  (TREX)(December 2012 – September 2015) Province wide tour of canvas and 3 dimensional stone work inspired by Animals in an Urban Environment.

2010    Alberta House, Vancouver Olympics: Jason Carter was one of six-featured artist at the Alberta House during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. (As well, the Honorable Minister of Culture publicly acknowledged that Jason Carter was the only visual artist invited to be in attendance on Alberta Day, where he featured several of his carvings.)

2009    Kiyanaw Peace Hills Trust Artwalk At Capital Ex @ Edmonton Northlands

 

Select Solo Exhibits:

2013    The Rise @ The Bearclaw Gallery. An exploration on the moment where the prairies meet the mountains in canvas and stone. Bearclaw Gallery.

2012    To Dream The Bear @ The Carter Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue.  A series exploring the bear ‘In Dreams’ in stone.

2011    Who Is Boo @ The Royal Alberta Museum.  April 16 – July 3, 2011. Orientation Gallery. Twenty-one paintings from the children’s book WHO IS BOO (illustrated by Jason Carter) brought to life in 30’ x 40’ canvases with soapstone carvings of Rabbits, Bears and Wolves.

2011    The Year of the Rabbit @ Catalyst Theatre July 1 – 24, 2011. Currently in the middle of the year of the rabbit, 14 rabbit soapstone carvings filled this highly theatrical space that was filled with colorful canvas depicting the various types of rabbit (metal, water, ect) and soapstone carvings celebrating the rabbit.

2010    Jason Carter: Through Stone and Canvas  @ The Bearclaw Gallery.  September 2010. A series of new soapstone carvings and colorful canvas inspired by our rich Alberta Landscape.

2009    NANABOZHO: The Tail of Giving: (Dec 5 – 20, 2009) Catalyst Theatre. Ever wonder why the Beaver has such a flat tail? Or why the Grizzly Bear eats red fish? Or why the Wolf howls at the moon? Nanaboozho, the Trickster Rabbit, has something to do with all these animals and more, or so says the new series of 13 carvings and 13 40’ x 60’ paintings in the transformed and highly theatrical space.

2008    NANABOZHO: The Trickster Rabbit: September 12 – October 31, 2008 @ Sun and Moon Gallery & Studio a new series of 20 carvings and 30 paintings that explore the wonderful world of the trickster rabbit and the many characters he often foiled, duped and/or taunted in Aboriginal folk tales and legends. 

 

Select Public Art/Commissions:

2014    Wood Buffalo, Fort McMurray. ‘The Red Warrior’ will be a large scale {12') hard coated EPS foam with a galvanized steel frame and cherry red industrial coating. In collaboration with Heavy Industries in Calgary Alberta. To be installed in spring 2015.

2014    Shaw Art Collection, 'Like Rabbits' Canadian Soapstone.

2013    City of Edmonton/City Council. ‘Standing Bear’ (Chlorite soapstone) Gift to departing Mayor. September 2013.

2013    Athabasca Tribal Council ‘Turning Moose on Orange’ (40” x 60” Acrylic on Canvas)

2012    Edmonton Arts Council : The South LRT Beautification Project: Created 5 murals that run along the 111 Street LRT Line.

2012    The Works International Visual Arts Society : Beaver Hills Park – 7 Metal ‘sculptural flags’ built on lamp posted to honor the history of the park.

2011    The Edmonton International Airport (Edmonton) Designed 100’ x 7’ mural installation above Security Check-In at International Departures with an expected viewership of over a million people per year for their new EIA annex opening September 2012.

2010    The Winter Light Festival (Edmonton) Designed and provided painting for 3 billboards to promote 2-month festival in Edmonton.

2010    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Northern Alberta) Design and paint a large scale BISON to be displayed in their Central Offices of RMWB.

2009    Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection Acquired TWO soapstone carvings; ‘Baby Bison’ &  ‘Soaring Female Eagle’

2008    The City of Edmonton, Office of Mayor Stephen Mandel ‘Digging Rabbit’

2008    The Photographic Expose. Government of Canada, Indian Affairs:  Community Well-Being Index: A series of digital photographs to represent the well being of Northern Communities. (Displaying March 2009 in Ottawa)  

 

Recognition/Awards:

2012    Avenue Magazine Top 40 under 40, Edmonton Alberta

2012    Emerging Artist Award, Mayor’s Evening of the Arts Awards

2012    Alberta Foundation of the Arts Grant Recipient ‘The Human Form’

2011     Canada Council For The Arts Grant Recipient – ‘To The Dream The Bear’

2010    Vue Weekly ‘Best of Edmonton’ – Art Installation “Nanabohzo: The Tail of Giving’

2010    Alberta Foundation of the Arts Grant Recipient ‘Nanabohzo: The Tail of Giving’

 

Education:

2003    MacEwan College, Digital Arts & Media

2001    NAIT, Graphics Communications

 

Books:

2011    Who Is Boo?, Illustrator. Who Is Boo: The Terrific Tales of One Trickster Rabbit is a 66-page illustrated children’s book written by Bridget Ryan and illustrated by Jason Carter that chronicles a perpetually curious rabbit who is in a continual race around the world with his brother and along the way, meets many animals. 

2012    Urban Animals, Illustrator. How often have you thought 'hey, there is moose in the front yard', when in actuality the moose is thinking 'hey, there is a house in my front yard'. Urban Animals is a highly entertaining, visually stunning journey exploring urbanization. Created in conjunction with the Art Gallery of Alberta, TREX touring exhibit which is touring the province of Alberta until 2016

2014    Who Is Boo2?, Illustrator. Who Is Boo2?: The Terrific Tales of One Trickster Rabbit is a 66-page illustrated children’s book written by Bridget Ryan and illustrated by Jason Carter that continues the perpetually curious rabbit who is in a continual race around the world with his brother and along the way, meets many animals.