Archives for Rich, Jason

Mixing It Up

As has often been said, timing is everything. This was especially true in the case of Utah artist Jason Rich. As he’ll tell you, the stars aligned, and his time as a career artist came quickly—before he had even finished his college education. But let’s step back and follow the route that took Rich to his art career. His father, an elementary school teacher, owned a small horse farm in southern Idaho, where he raised and trained horses to sell. One of five siblings, Rich was the only one who worked alongside his father, growing not only to love—but to
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The Evolution Continues

A few years ago, Jason Rich was invited to visit some of the people who had started collecting his work early in his career. He hadn’t seen the paintings in almost 20 years. and he admits that he was surprised when he looked at them again. “Day after day, as you’re working at your easel, the changes in your work are so subtle that you don’t even notice them,” he says. “But when you look back at your early work, you see the evolution. You see the changes that you don’t see day-to-day.” Rich was in his mid twenties, when
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It’s Still Hard Work

One of Jason Rich’s earliest memories is of sitting in church, watching his father sketch horses “to keep me quiet,” he says. Not only did those sketches keep the young boy quiet, they set the stage for what would become a driving force in his life. Today, Rich is a successful fine artist whose paintings of the cowboy lifestyle, along with some Native American scenes, have earned him spots in several prestigious shows and an impressive list of collectors. Jason Rich In The Morning Light Oil 24″ X 32″ Jason Rich Setting Sun Oil 24″ X 30″
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