Jason Karolak was born in 1974 in Rochester, MI. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from Pratt Institute in 1997 and a Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006.
Jason’s work has been exhibited extensively across the United States, including solo exhibitions at McKenzie Fine Art (New York), Massimo Audiello (New York), and Robischon Gallery (Denver), and group exhibitions at Kavi Gupta (Chicago), Corbett vs. Dempsey (Chicago), and TSA (Brooklyn). His work has been reviewed in numerous publications including Art in America, The New York Times, Hyperallergic, and The Chicago Tribune. Jason currently lives and works in Brooklyn.