Jason Sheridan Brown received his M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1999 and has been teaching Sculpture at the University of Tennessee since 2001. Brown’s artwork has been exhibited nationally, including solo and group exhibits in Arizona, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Recent public art projects include large-scale outdoor sculpture installations at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota; North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina; Josephine Sculpture Park in Frankfort, Kentucky; and Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minnesota. In the past year, he has had solo and two-person gallery installations at Lexington Art League in Kentucky and Ground Floor Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee.
He is involved in a number of collaborative public art projects in an effort to engage in civic dialogues about individual, community, and place. Throughout his art and teaching, Brown emphasizes interdisciplinary cooperation amongst creative thinkers such as his current traveling exhibitions and curatorial projects with the Land Report Collective. His work engages other disciplines including architecture, ecology, and landscape design.