Jason Butcher

Animation professor


  • B.F.A., studio and printmaking, Georgia State University
  • M.F.A., fine art, University of Cincinnati


  • A decade of experience instructing courses in 2-D animation, drawing and design, storyboarding and visualization for time-based media and interactive art.
  • Proprietor, JRB LLC, 2012 to present
  • Instructor and gallery coordinator, The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, 2007–2016
  • Audio visual specialist, Malone Design/Fabrication, 2007–2011

Awards, recognitions and honors

  • Director’s Citation (Honorable Mention), Black Maria Film Festival, 2006
  • Wolfenstein Travel Fellowship (Mütter Museum, Glore Psychiatric Museum), 2005

Publications and Presentations

Publications and presentations

  • Muriel Vega, “Sharing ‘Moments’ with Jason R. Butcher,” Creative Loafing, Oct. 1, 2014.
  • Grace Thornton, “Jason Butcher shows movie madness at As in A Mirror, Dimly,” Creative Loafing, Aug. 20, 2012
  • Jessica Blankenship, "Review: 'Restless Devices' at Beep Beep Gallery," Creative Loafing, Dec. 1, 2010
  • Jerry Cullum, “Outside the Lines: Fantasies Unfold as Sweet or Lurid,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 31, 2008
  • "New American Paintings," South #106, 2013
  • "Drawing: Space, Form, and Expression," fourth edition, written by Wayne Enstice and Melody Peters, Pearson, July 31, 2011
  • Derek Holzer, "Schematic as Score: Uses and Abuses of the (In)Deterministic Possibilities of Sound Technology" Vague Terrain, 2011
  • Catherine Fox, "Review: Jason Butcher, Joe Tsambiras animate 'Restless Devices' at Beep Beep Gallery" ArtsATL, Nov. 23, 2010
  • Jeremy Abernathy, “Le Flash ‘08 / Castleberry—Highlights”, BURNAWAY, 2008

Selected exhibitions

  • “It’s Not You, It’s Us,” Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Dec. 2015
  • “Careless Whiskers,” Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Sept.–Oct. 2015
  • “The Lagoon,” Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 2015
  • “Restless Devices” (w/ Joe Elias Tsambiras), Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, 2010
  • “Without Words,” Borderline Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2013
  • “Alchemy” exhibition series, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012, 2013