Jason Mercier creates outrageous one-of-a-kind mosaic portraits. His artwork has been featured everywhere from Entertainment Weekly to The New York Times, on TV shows like Glee, Rachael Ray and TMZ, as well as music videos by Pink and Pitbull. He lives in San Francisco.
Holiday Gift Guide pick 24 Holiday Steals That Gift Like Luxe Home Goods - Refinery29 Jason Mecier, [is] a San Francisco artist who pays tribute to his favorite celebrities by making art out of objects like discarded materials, pieces of candy, and make-up-related detritus, demonstrating in the most vivid of ways that one man's trash is another fan's treasure...Ultimately, [Mecier] says the point of his work is 'to have fun.' Mission accomplished! -KQED Pop Good portraiture captures more than likeness - it captures essence. A gleam in the eye, a tilt of the head, hues in hair and skin tone and personal style are all significant. Los Angeles-born, San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecier is all about these details, but he highlights them in a way no one else does: with found items that represent the individual's personality, often provided by the subjects themselves. -L.A. Weekly