Jimenez - Colon Collection
Jason Mena
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(What can be said at all can be said clearly and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence)
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Desgraciado el pais en necesidad de heroes
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Mena, Jason
Education
B.A. Escuela de Artes Plasticas de San Juan / Puerto Rico

Selected Solo Shows
2011 - Lights out for the territory / Centro ADM / Mexico D.F.
2010 - We all shall play in the ruins / Luis Adelantado Gallery / Valencia / Spain
2009 - A visual representation through the exploration of sound / Museum of Contemporary Arts / Puerto Rico

Selected Group Shows
2011 - Carry-On: Puerto Rico Inspected / The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center / New York
2011 - The Dialectic City [Document|Context] / Laboratorio de Artes Binarios / Puerto Rico
2011 - Arte en el medio: 35 años de fotografia en Puerto Rico / Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española / Puerto Rico
2011 - Carry-On: Puerto Rico Inspected / Villa Victoria Center for the Arts / Boston / Massachusetts
2011 - SF Tropical / Queens Nails Projects / San Francisco / California
2011 – Nuestro Negocio es la Cooperación: Boricuas Bestiales|Exist / La Ene / Buenos Aires / Argentina
2011 - An Exchange with Sol LeWitt / Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASS MoCA / North Adams / Massachusetts
2011 - 5th International Art Prize Arte Laguna Finalists Collective Exhibition / Nappe Arsenale / Venice
2010 - We Have As Much Time As It Takes / Logan Galleries / CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art / San Francisco / California
2009 - Muestra Nacional de Arte / Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española / Puerto Rico
2009 - Inaugural Exhibition / Luis Adelantado Gallery, Mexico D.F.
2009 - Zombie: A Mindless Affair / Antena / Chicago / Illinois
2008 - It’s Not Easy, What Does Green Mean To You? / Exit Art / New York
2008 - Being There / Exhibition Hall / APEC University / Dominican Republic
2007 - Photoimagen, The City / District & Co. Gallery / Dominican Republic
2007 - VI Salón de Dibujo / Arte Arawak Foundation / Museum of Modern Art / Dominican Republic
2007 - The New Media Festival 2nd Edition / Hardcore Art Contemporary Space / Florida
2007 - River's Edge Film Festival / Maiden Alley Cinema / Paducah / Kentucky
2007 - BLOG / Candela Gallery / Puerto Rico
2006 - Temporary Cities, National Center for Contemporary Arts / Moscow / Russia
2006 - Attitude / Cultural Center Magaza / Bitola / Macedonia
2006 - Voxumenta / A Group Show of Contemporary Art / Vox Populi Gallery / Philadelphia
2005 - =DESTO / Puerto Rico
2005 - State of Emergent-C 8 / Sin Titulo Gallery / Puerto Rico

Residencies
2011 - Hotel Charleroi / B.P.S.22 Contemporary Art Centre / Belgium
2011 - Centro ADM Artist in Residency Program / Mexico D.F.

Grants & Awards
2011 - Special Prize / 5th International Art Prize Arte Laguna / Venice
2008 - Grant / Lexus for the Arts / Puerto Rico Communitarian Foundation
2007 - Honorable Mention / VI Salón de dibujo / Arawak Art Foundation / Museum of Modern Art / Dominican Republic
2006 - AICA Award / International Association of Art Critics / Puerto Rico
2004 - Travel Grant / Escuela de Artes Plasticas / Puerto Rico
2002 - Grant / Arnaldo Roche Rabell Foundation

Selected Publications
2011 - The Dialectic City [Document | Context] / Exhibition Catalog
2011 - FRESCOS / 50 Artistas Puertoriqueños Menores De 35 (50 Puerto Rican Artists Under 35)
2011 - Adaptive Actions Madrid / AA Publication
2010 - We have as much time as it takes / Exhibition Catalog / CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art

Selected Press
2009 - Small Axe A Caribbean Platform For Criticism / Branding Ideologies / Carla Acevedo
2008 - ArtNexus / =DESTO, una buena señal / Joel Weinstein / No.68 / Vol.7 / p.108
2008 - Wynwood Art Magazine / Postmodern Surrealist Scenarios / Manuel Alvarez Lezama / April / No.1 / Vol.8 / p.42
2008 - Artnet Magazine / Puerto Rican Sun / Walter Robinson / April 14
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