Jason Zimmer

Foundation studies professor


  • B.F.A., art, McKendree University
  • M.F.A., figurative art emphasis in painting and anatomy, New York Academy of Art


Alumni Association of Western State College Award for Teaching Excellence

Awards, recognitions and honors

Featured artist for the Lake City, Florida, annual art festival Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art scholarship; Center for Public Service Scholarship awarded in recognition of community service; registered black belt of Tae Kwon Do

Publications and Presentations

  • "Dear Jason," Sketches (Western State College Art Newsletter), 2004
  • "12 Artists 12 Styles," City Weekly Magazine, April 2002
  • "Artist Returns to College," St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • "Portrait of the Artist," Belleville News Democrat
  • "Artfully Done" McKendree Magazine