Jason Jenicke was born in 1978
in Kansas City, Kansas. He began drawing as a child and grew to love and
appreciate art at an early age. Jasonís art education began in high school with
an extremely supportive art teacher. He then went on to earn a Bachelors of
Fine Arts with an emphasis in painting at the University of Kansas. During
college his art skills advanced in charcoal, oil painting, and sculpture.
Through life drawing classes Jason further developed his talents in drawing the
While in college Jason became
involved KUís Saint Lawrence Catholic Campus Center. Through the Center, he was
given the opportunity to increase his faith on an entirely new level. Jason
began participating in daily prayer, and attending classes to deepen his
knowledge and understanding of Catholicism.
In 2005 Jason was approached by
about pursuing his dreams of being a full time artist. A patron funded Jason,
for three years, to create oil paintings of religious scenes from the New
Testament. This collection of religious oil paintings is on display at St.
James Academy in Lenexa, Kansas.
Jason has also created a large body of work for
both private collectors and churches.
Jason looks for inspiration
throughout Godís creations. The human figure is at the core of his work, but
wildlife and landscaping also inspire him. Jasonís goal is to find and capture
lifeís beauty in his artwork.
Jason moved to Lexington, KY in March of 2010 with his
wife Jennifer. They look forward to
discovering the endless beauty of Kentuckyís rolling hills.
Member of the Oil Painters
of America 2010-12
Best in Show by
Andre Pater for Still Running, Gallery B Spring Invitational 2011
Finalist in the Figurative Category for
Scourging At the Pillar,
Art Renewal Center Salon
Finalist in the Animal Wildlife Category for
Sunset on the Hill,
The Artist's Magazine 28th
Annual Art Competition 2011