Asa Mease’s work in sculpture, painting, print, and book arts explores the production, re-production, and collection of objects in the Anthropocene. Using found objects, images, and text, he is interested in how materials can stand in as facsimiles for natural phenomena.
Originally from Williston, Vermont, he received his BA in studio art and biology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He currently lives and works in Milwaukie, Oregon. In 2019 he participated in the GLEAN Portland Residency, and is a current member of WAVE Contemporary Artists Collective in Portland, Oregon. His work has been shown nationally and is included in public and private collections.