Born London Ontario 1971
1997 Fine Arts Diploma, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver
Langara College, Vancouver
HB Beal Art, London, Ontario
2010 In the corner there is light, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Endlessely Traversed Landscapes (Olympic Billboard Project), Vancouver
2009 Zona Maco, Maco Art Fair, Mexico City
Aunt Jeans Buns, La Viola Bank Gallery, New York City
Goodnight Irene, with Adrian Norvid, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
2008 Path of Wonder, Emergency Room, Vancouver
2007 Uncle Porkchop, Perugi Art Contemporie, Padova, Italy
Occasional Art, St. Paul, MN, USA. with Isabelle Pauwells.
2x4, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver (with Matthew Brown)
2006 Back in 5 Min, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
2005 The Sky is falling - Next series, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2004 Dr. Libby's Gold, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
Papa Grimsby, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles
2003 Big Tea Spoon, Luft Gallery, Toronto.
L.O., Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, (with Marc Bell
2002 Pennies in a Stream, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria
Bathroom Drawings, Sugar Refinery, Vancouver
Path of Wonder, Forest Arts, Edinburgh
2001 Broken Leg Glen, Architecture Centre/ Dynamo Gallery, Vancouver
Path of Wonder, Blinding Light Cinema Gallery, Vancouver
Bell/McLean Workout/ 2000-2001, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
2000 Volvo Rollbars, Lucky's, Vancouver
Hodge Podge, Moon Base Gallery, Vancouver (with Scott Evans)
1999 Sleepy le Beef, Anodyne Contemporary, Vancouver
Pee on the Owl, Havana Gallery, Vancouver (with Shayne Ehman)
Ja Ja Lip and Sons, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver (with Marc Bell)
1998 Non-moving Pictures, Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver
1996 Eleemosynary, I.T.N. Theatre, New York
1995 Ten to a Quarter After, La Luna Café, Vancouver
1994 The Waffle, Gallery Sansair, Vancouver (with Marc Bell)
2011 Not Bad For London, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, ON
O-Pee-Chee Dirt Pile: Jason McLean and Joe Grillo, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York
Unreal, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Delinear, Barbara Edwards Gallery, Toronto
You Don’t Need Teeth to Play Tennis, LES Gallery, Vancouver
On View Daily, The Museum of Longing and Failure, Bergen
Journey to Whatever, New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, Fredricton
2010 Loyal Gallery, Malmo,Sweden
Pulp Fiction, Saint Mary's University, Halifax
Tiny Vices, Museo dela Cuidad de Mexico
Fax, (Organized Through Drawing Center in NYC), Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby
Nieves Book Art Show, Gallery No.12, Tokyo
Motto Storefront, Artspeak, Vancouver
Broken Leg Glen and Basement Ruth, Every Letter in the Alphabet Gallery,
Vancouver (with Mark Delong)
2009 Summer Salon, La Voila Bank Gallery, New York City
ARENA: Road Game, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
ARENA: The Art Of Hockey, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton
ARENA: The Art Of Hockey, Just For Laughs Museum, Montreal (with Tim Lee)
Pulp Fiction, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
White Hot, Gallery TPW, Toronto
Nuit Blanche: Art Moves, Other Gallery, Toronto
A Good Summer To Stay Inside, Lower East Side Gallery, Vancouver
2008 Pulp Fiction, Museum London, London (Ontario)
Nieves Library, Centre Cultural Suisse, Paris.
Nieves Books, Ooga Booga, Los Angeles
Arena The Art of Hockey, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax.
Amber One Foot Below, Paul Petro Special Projects Space, Toronto
Year One, La Viola Bank Gallery, New York City
Nuit Blanche, 401 Richmond, Toronto
Constant Search for a Better Way, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
The World Needs A Narrative, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
Meme Boat, Lucky's Gallery, Vancouver
Carousel CRSL23+, Index G, Toronto
2007 Paper Machete, Community Outreach Gallery, London (Ontario)
Tinyvices.com, white flag projects, St. Louis. Touring exhibition.
Biennale de Montreal/Montreal Comics Craze, Sadie Bronfman Centre, Montreal
Goin Postal, Art Metropole, Toronto
Yard Sale Staring Therapy, space 1026, Philadelphia
Just My Imagination Touring Show, Kelowna Art Museum, Kelowna
Just My Imagination, Southern Alberta Gallery, Lethbridge
I Love Tourism, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Galleria di Piazza, San Marco, Venice
Painters Pants, Art Gallery of South Western Manitoba, Brandon.
The Kiosk Art Show, Artspace, New York. Touring to Miday Gallery, Minneapolis.
2006 William Cordova, Dearraindrop, Jason Mclean, Travis Millard, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles
Another Other, Cooper Gallery, University of Dundee.
Bit by Bit, Blackwood Gallery, Toronto
Collage Party, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto
Nog a Dod, Giant Robot, New York.
Collage Party, Zieher-Smith Gallery, New York
Tiny Vices, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York
25 Bold Moves, House of Campari, New York
Getting On Mother's Nerves, Mother's Tankstation, Dublin.
Collage Party, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary
A Thing Called Love, Neon Gallery, Brosarp, Sweden
Pizza Party, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Altered Image, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
2005 Collage Party, Anti-Social Gallery, Vancouver
Psyclops dreams: Artists Books Comics and Dreams, Access, Vancouver
Other Worlds, Jessica Bradley Arts + Projects, Toronto
Jason the 3rd, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles
Curb Appeal, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown.
I Find You, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Burning down the Igloo, ABEL Neue Kunft, Berlin
2004 Bunker : Omaha, Bunker Gallery, Omaha
Important Canadian Art, Zieher-Smith, New York
Just My Imagination Exhibition, Touring Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art,Toronto; Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax; Windsor Art Gallery ,Windsor; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary; Southern Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Sault Saint Marie Art
Button Show, 50/50 Gallery, Victoria
(Self) Publish or Perish, Open Space, Victoria
Drippytown, Whip Gallery, Vancouver
Just My Imagination/ Touring Drawing Show, Museum London.
Regal Beast, Magic Pony Gallery, Toronto
9th Annual Mail Art Show, Struts Gallery, Sackville
Scenic, collage party at Bergdorf Goodman Men's Store, New York
New Museum, New York
2003 The Overview #3, The Overview, Vancouver
Jennie O's Rolodex Artshow, Ace art, Winnipeg
Book Art Exhibition, 5050 Gallery, Victoria, B.C.
Drawing the World (for the record), Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Records, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver
Drawing on Architecture, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver
Plank, Lucky's, Vancouver
Word Under The Street, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver
Four Drawings, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
Another Drawing Show, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver
Centre Peace, Ting, Toronto.
Christmas Show, Luft Gallery, Toronto
Punchline, Weewerks, Toronto
Another Other, Other Gallery, Toronto.
Steak and Chops/-Collaborative Project, Luft gallery, Toronto.
Books, Luft Method Space, Toronto.
2D into 3D, Soil Gallery, Seattle
Out of the Archives, Aka Gallery, Saskatoon
The Private collection of Gerard Doody, Space 1026, Philadelphia.
Chamomile Testarosa, 1066 Project Space, Toronto
L.O., Forest City Gallery, London (Ontario)
2002 The Log Family, Or Gallery, Vancouver. (Public Art
Installation/Performance) with Scott Evans, Holly Ward and Shayne Ehman.
Big Hands, Little Feet, The Ministry of Casual Living Gallery, Victoria
Another Show of Books, The Overview, Vancouver
Airport Case, Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver
Another Drawing Show, Tracy Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver.
Is it Today Already?, Anti Social, Vancouver
Homesick, Anti Social, Vancouver
Summer Institute on Book Art, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver
Project Mobilivre, Touring book exhibition
Binocular Parallax, Consolidated Works, Seattle
Off the Page, Soil Gallery, Seattle
1997 Buddy Palace, Or Gallery, Vancouver
2011 “Jason McLean: Diaries of Place,” Bill Clarke, Canadian Art, Summer 2011, pp 98-101.
2010 “Defaced Edifices,” Leah Sandals, The National Post, 3/31/2010.
“Jason McLean at Jessica Bradley Art + Projects,” Gary Michael Dault, The Globe and Mail,
“Critic’s Choice,” Peter Goddard, Toronto Star, 4/14/2010.
“My London: Secrets Out” by James Reaney, London Free Press
2009 “Reclaim, reuse, reinvent,” Leah Sandals, The National Post, 1/31/2009.
“Pulp Fiction,” David Balzer, Eye Weekly, 7/2/2009.
“Texting, Texing. One, Two, Three” by Sarah Milroy, The Globe and Mail, 2/5/2009.
2008 Vogue Hommes Magazine, Paris. tinyvices.com.
“Cafe Royal”, Cafe Royal, London
“Carousel artists spell it out in pictures”, Gary Michael Dault, Globe and Mail, 9/6/2010.
2007 “Painter's Pants”, Border Crossings Magazine, Winnipeg, Canada. exhibition review.
L.A. Weekly, Los Angeles, CA. Nog a Dod review.
“Making Totems Of The Objects That Surround Us”, Clint Burnham, The Globe and Mail, 5/5/2007.
“Just My Imagination”, Kelowna Art Gallery Journal, Kelowna, Canada. Issue 23, May - Aug 2007.
“What a season it could be…”, The Walrus, Toronto, Canada. Curated by: Don Gillmor. Pg 28, Vol.
4, Issue 8.
“Modern Dad, Single Dad”, glomp #9, Helsinki. Book published by Boing Being, Pg 282-285.
“A History Of The Allstarschnauzer Band”, The Ganzfeld #5: Japanada, New York, Ginko Press in
association with Picture Box, Inc., pg 106 -111.
Nog A Dog, Picture Box Inc. & Conundrum Press, New York.
Occasional Art: Jason Mclean and Isabelle Pauwels, St. Paul, USA. Catalogue.
“Princess Omo”, Carousel Magazine, Guelph, Canada. Pg 73.
I Love Tourism, Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa Foundation, Venice. Catalogue.
Nieves Books Catalogue, Nieves Books, Zurich. (With Mark Delong)