Jason Yates was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1972, and currently lives and works in Los Angles. He received his BFA from the University of Michigan and his MFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. His most recent solo exhibitions have included Von Ammon Co, Washington DC, Wasserman Projects, Detroit Michigan, Nicholas Project, Venice California, MJBriggs, Los Angeles California among others. He has been included in group exhibitions at Geffen Contemporary Los Angeles California has been a visiting artist at Wayne State University Detroit Michigan and the College for Creative Studies Detroit Michigan. His works has been reviewed in L.A. Times and ArtReview, among others.