Jason Lujan is originally from Marfa, Texas. He has had a 20 year career as an arts administrator in New York City managing departments with the Dia Foundation, Museum of Modern Art, Frick Museum, Park Avenue Armory, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has contributed to, planned, constructed, and managed productions and exhibitions by Ryoji Ikeda, Royal Shakespeare Company, Tom Sachs, Merce Cunningham, Janet Cardiff, Ann Hamilton, Paul McCarthy, Marina Abramovic, Douglas Gordon, Robert Wilson, The XX, Heiner Goebbels, Martin Creed, Taryn Simon, Herzog & DeMueron, Ai Wei We, The Met’s Costume Institute Ball, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Church, Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection; Alicja Kwade; and others.
Jason is a practicing artist, whose current work creates layered connections using cultural, commercial, and political design, often utilizing visual signifiers rooted in Asia and North America. Previous exhibitions and performances include the Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; the National Museum of the American Indian, NY, NY; the Curibita Biennial in Brazil; Continental de Artes Indígenas Contemporáneas at the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares, Mexico City; the Museum of Contemporary Native Art in Santa Fe, The Kitchen, NY, NY; Artists Space, NY, NY, and curated exhibitions at the Center for Book Arts, Museum of the City of New York and ABC No Rio.