About Me

Angie Mason is a visual artist from Northern New Jersey, who visually explores the darkness and light we face in life through the creation of character narrative works. Primarily Angie presents the work as paintings and drawings but also works with a wide range of mediums to create alternate visions such as dolls, sculptures, custom jewelry and wearable art. "As a visual person having a wide scope of all visual angles allows for me to constantly examine ideas in new ways that allow for greater discovery and growth within myself and the work."  Her extensive body of work has centered on a visual examination of modern life in a unique and sometimes frightening look through a ‘grotesque folk-pop lens’ of character narratives. 

Focusing on twisted combination's and dual opposites (such as sweet vs. sour, happy vs. sad or life vs. death) she paints truths about being human. Varied influences are found within her work ranging from such things as nature,love, relationships,dreams,memories,humor, loss and health to name a few. These mixed influences cause a balance of light and dark that intermingle with each other creating a visual playground, bringing to life quirky characters that are beautifully rendered yet with a painterly hand giving them an innocent raw touch. Mason’s works are both horrific and humorous, yet speaks of what it means to be human.

Angie has exhibited her artworks both in solo and group exhibitions nationally in the U.S. as well as abroad in such places as The U.K., Europe and Asia. She is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York City where she studied both fine art and illustration.  Mason’s undeniable originality has garnered her attention from publishers and collectors alike, such as actress and poet Amber Tamblyn and the multifaceted Aprella among them. Her list of expanding accolades range from the 'EdgyCute' art survey book by Harry Saylor and the collaboration 'Feedback Project' where Adrian Stout of The Tiger Lillies, composed original music based on Mason’s artwork. 

Mason was also part of the 23 world renowned artists chosen to be a part of the critically acclaimed Lowbrow Tarot Project exhibition ( 2010) and book (2012) curated by Aunia Kahn. Mason also brings her social and environmental awareness to the public through various charity art shows such as the Whaleless Exhibition which toured throughout Germany and Italy and showcased at the Milan Civic Aquarium to more recent benefit shows for the Japan Relief effort at Sacred Gallery and The Dear Japan Project in NYC. 

Angie Mason currently resides and works in Northern New Jersey with her husband and their 2 very bad kitties in a spooky old colonial house they call home. For up-to-date information, show schedules and projects please visit: www.angiemason.com or follow my art page on facebook

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