Born in 1973, Jason Harvey received his Bachelors in Fine Arts from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida in 1996, and has worked as a detective for the NYPD for the past ten years and completed the Facial Imaging Course at the FBI Academy in 2010. The first exhibition of Harvey’s drawings, a culmination of his life's work and passion, was at Fort Gansevoort Gallery.
1996 Ringling College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sarasota, Florida 2010 Facial Imaging course at FBI Academy
2015-16 Fantasy Composites, Fort Gansevoort, New York, NY, November 11 – January 10
2015 Frank, Priscilla. “Rare Exhibition Shows Just How Talented Police Sketch Artists Are”, Huffingtonpost.com, December 18. “Jason Harvey & Josh Safdie”, BOMB Magazine – Artists in Conversation, December 14. Budds, Diana. “How A Police Sketch Artist Works”, Fast Co. Design, November 19. Halle, Howard. “NYPD sketch artist takes his work from precinct house to art gallery”, TimeOut New York, November 17. Chung, Jen. “Finally: Amazing NYPD Sketch Artist Gets A Gallery Show”, Gothamist, November 13. Zhong, Fan. “Meatpacking’s Most Wanted”, W Magazine, November 13. Anderson, Kristin. “Retail, Art, and Barbecue Meet at the Meatpacking District’s Coolest New Space”, Vogue, November 12. Burke, Kerry. “NYPD sketch artist debuts own collection in gallery show”, Daily News New York, November 11. Steadman, Ryan. “Is This NYPD Sketch Artist Headed For Art Stardom?”, Observer, October 28.