Jason Adkins was born in Dover, New Jersey and lives and works in Las Vegas, NV. He received his B.A. at Eckerd College, in St. Petersburg, FL, and his M.F.A. at Claremont Graduate University, in Claremont, CA. He is represented by Western Project in Los Angeles. His work is featured in such collections as the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation in Malibu, CA, and the Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Art Collection at Chapman University, in Orange, CA. Publications include New American Paintings, Art in America, Artweek, ArtCal Zine, and numerous Las Vegas write-ups. His work has appeared in the films Surprise and The Social Network.