Masterminds 2012 Honorable Mention: Jason Snyder
It's not everyday a farm boy from Pennsylvania makes it down to Speedo-clad Miami. But Jason Snyder did. Studying to be an engineer, he began painting to relieve the stress from his intense math classes, and gradually realized he was on the wrong course. Naturally, when one realizes they're on the wrong course, they come to Miami. That's how we all ended up here, anyway.
Dark, distorted figures come out of his Wynwood art studio. Snyder isn't so keen on painting an entire body. He does, however, paint a lot of hair. Snyder's eerie paintings appear to merge old 18th century portrait lockets with Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven.
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