TIFF x Apple Portrait Studio. A former professional skateboarder, Lee is the co-founder and co-owner of Stereo Skateboards, founding the company in 1992 with fellow skateboarder Chris "Dune" Pastras.

Exhibitions (Coming Soon) Publication (Coming Soon) Instagram; News; Irina Shayk & Stella Maxwell – The Kooples. [31] Lee is also the voice of Underdog in Underdog and portrays Dave Seville in the live action/CGI films starring Alvin and the Chipmunks. Lee won an Independent Spirit Award for his role in Chasing Amy as Banky Edwards. Personal; Commissoned; Portfolio; Film. Jason Michael Lee (born April 25, 1970) is an American actor, producer, writer, photographer and former professional skateboarder. [34][35][36] NBC cancelled My Name is Earl after four seasons. In June 2019, Lee hosted OK: Jason Lee Photographs at Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma, his first ever solo museum exhibition. Toggle Sidebar. The Polaroid black and white stuff is my favourite film, and I’ve shot a ton of other conventional films.

[47], Lee married actress and photographer Carmen Llywelyn in 1995; they divorced in 2001.

But Jason Lee is nothing if not excited about photography. Originally an Instagram hold-out—“I thought Instagram was just a bunch of memes and silly selfies and photos of food and people’s cats,” he says—Lee started the account Film Photographic just over a year ago, which describes itself as “a co-curated community gallery and resource page by and for film photographers.”. [6][7] As of October 2013, Lee and Pastras remain on the professional "Classics" team roster. While instant film can be hard to come by these days (unless it’s by the Impossible Project), and even harder to afford, Lee is adamant there are no disadvantages to the medium, besides the fact most of it is expired. The way he speaks is indicative of someone with an unquenchable drive to create, but that would’ve been clear from simply looking at his multiple careers. Together, they have a son, Pilot Inspector. "[14], In October that same year, a video was released by the Keep A Breast Foundation, featuring various skateboarding identities, including Lee, together with Pastras.
It’s isolated, in a way. Sometimes, when speaking with artists and creatives—musicians, photographers, graphic designers, you name it—there’s a palpable lack of excitement when it comes to speaking about their creative process. [13] The event is held annually by the Tony Hawk Charitable Foundation and seeks to "help create free, quality public skateparks for youth in low-income communities.
Lee speaks passionately about arriving at that aesthetic. [1] Since 1992, Stereo manufactures and distributes skateboard decks, equipment and apparel; as well as, producing skate videos. Lee is perhaps best known for his work as an actor—you might remember him as the titular character from My Name Is Earl (2005-2009), but if you haven’t seen Mallrats (1995), make it a priority—and it wasn’t until 2001, that Lee picked up a couple professional film cameras, a Leica M6 and Mamiya medium format camera, and started shooting regularly. Pilot Inspektor's Sister Is...", "Jason Lee & His Wife Get Married – Again!

Despite retiring from skateboarding in 1995, Lee continued co-managing Stereo Skateboards with co-founder and former professional skateboarder Chris Pastras. The exhibition showcased a selection of both color and black-and-white film photographs made throughout Oklahoma during a six-month period in 2018 and ran through December 2019. - Three traveling Stereo Skateboards graphic art and group art/photography exhibitions: NYC, London, Paris (multiple works), 2004 - Northern Exposure - Stereo Skateboards graphic art and group art/photography exhibition, Antisocial Skateboard Shop, Vancouver, BC (multiple works), 2004 - Tokyo Nights - Stereo Skateboards graphic art and group art/photography exhibition, Beams News, Tokyo Japan (multiple works), 2007 - Stereo 15 Year Anniversary Show and Celebration - Stereo Skateboards graphic art and group art/photography exhibition, 3131 Clement Gallery, San Francisco, California (multiple works), 2010 - STEREO ON 6TH STREET - Stereo Skateboards/guest artists skateboard graphic art and group art/photography exhibition, Los Angeles, California (multiple works), 2010 - These Friends at This Gallery - Day 19 Gallery, Los Angeles, California (1 work), 2011 - These Friends at This Gallery - Day 19 Gallery, Los Angeles, California (1 work), 2016 - Untitled art/photography group exhibition - Social List & Port, Long Beach, California (6 works), 2016 - Our/Los Angeles Presents A Film Photographic Group Photo Show - Los Angeles, California, sponsored by Film Photographic and Our/Los Angeles, hosted by Our/Los Angeles (3 works), 2017 - MakeShift Photorama: Significance Imposed, A Collision of Words & Images - Kettle Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas (4 works from A PLAIN VIEW), 2017 - OUR CITY: A Los Angeles Photography Show - Los Angeles, California, sponsored by Film Photographic, Ilford Photo, Our/Los Angeles, and Contact Photo Lab, hosted by Contact Photo Lab (2 works), 2018 - American Soil - The Mitten Building, Summerbell Room, Redlands, California, sponsored and hosted by Diavolist (2 works from A PLAIN VIEW), 2018 - ON NORTH TEXAS - Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton, Texas, sponsored by Film Photographic, Ilford Photo, and Denton Camera Exchange, hosted by Greater Denton Arts Council (2 works), 2019 - HOUSES FOR SALE - PDNB Gallery, Dallas, Texas (7 works from A PLAIN VIEW), 2004 - Monster Children magazine, Issue 5, featured photographer, 2006-2009 - Anthem magazine, 14 issues, contributing and featured photographer, 2015 - Monster Children magazine, Issue 48, guest issue editor and featured photographer, 2016 - Refueled magazine, The One Series, Issue Four Volume 1: Instant Film, special limited signed and numbered hardcover edition book (500 copies, sold out), 2018 - A PLAIN VIEW, Photographs from Texas January – April 2017, special limited signed and numbered hardcover edition book/signed softcover edition book, published by Film Photographic (2000 total copies, sold out), 2015 - Table Talk, Episode 1, Monster Children magazine, web video interview, 2016 - Visual Revolutionary, Episode 37, podcast interview, 2016 - Capturing Americana with Jason Lee, polaroid.com, web article, 2016 - The Shoot With Matt Day, podcast interview, 2016 - Jason Lee’s Photography of a Dust-Covered America, Format magazine, web article, 2017 - OUR CITY: A Los Angeles Photography Show, short documentary film about the OUR CITY group photography exhibition and its participants, directed by Exploredinary, 2018 - SANDERSON TO BRACKETTVILLE, short documentary film about the making of A PLAIN VIEW, directed by Parker Hill, 2018 - For the Love of Film, Kodachrome magazine, Issue 3, print interview about Film Photographic, 2018 - Ilford Inspires, Legends of Skateboarding: The American Photo Road Trip, short documentary film feature, directed by Exploredinary, 2018 - Think More Shoot Less - The Jason Lee Interview, web video interview, 2019 - FROM LA TO T-TOWN - Art Desk magazine, web/print article, 2019 - GET TO KNOW: JASON LEE’S SMALL TOWN AMERICA - Intrepid Camera, web article, 2019 - More than OK: Jason Lee Prepares for his Premiere Museum Solo Show - Humble Arts Foundation, web article, 2019 - How Skateboarder Turned Actor Jason Lee Started Photographing the American West - Vanity Fair, web article, 2019 - Larry Clark, Jason Lee exhibits show Oklahoma from inside, outside - Tulsa World, web/print article, 2019 - Jason Lee: Oklahoma - Lenscratch, web article, 2020 - The Contact Sheet, podcast interview, 2016 - Photography and publishing panel discussion with Chris Brown, Publisher Refueled magazine, Polacon Instant Film Convention, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton, Texas, hosted by Instant Film Society and Greater Denton Arts Council, 2017 - A PLAIN VIEW artist talk and gallery walk-through, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, Texas, 2017 - A PLAIN VIEW artist talk and gallery walk-through, Preacher Gallery, Austin, Texas, 2018 - Artist talk and A PLAIN VIEW book signing with moderator Scott Stulen, President and Director Philbrook Museum of Art, Magic Eye Bookstore, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2018 - Photography workshop and A PLAIN VIEW book signing, Leica Store Boston, 2018 - Artist talk and A PLAIN VIEW book signing with moderator Aline Smithson of Lenscratch, Arcana: Books on the Arts, Los Angeles, California, 2018 - Artist talk and A PLAIN VIEW book signing, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton, Texas, hosted by Greater Denton Arts Council, 2018 - Lecture and A PLAIN VIEW book signing, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York, 2018 - Instructor, large format film photography workshop, Kodak Park, Rochester, New York, hosted by Kodak Camera Club. In June 2013, The Road Chip, a fourth installment of the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, was announced by 20th Century Fox; its release date was December 18, 2015. by rock band Grandaddy. The video, contributing to the Foundation's aim to prevent and raise awareness of breast cancer, promotes the "I Love Boobies" bracelet. [55] As of 2016, Lee no longer practices Scientology. [10][11], In August 2012, Lee is also featured in a brief video on the skateboard website The Berrics entitled "Jason Lee decided to come to the park. Clients; Biography; Contact; Books & Art. In 2021, Film Photographic will release a second printing of A PLAIN VIEW. He played Earl Hickey in the television comedy series My Name Is Earl, for which he was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy TV series in 2005 and 2006 by The Golden Globes. Two days after her conversation with Ribisi, Llywelyn received a one-paragraph "disconnection letter" from Lee and was labeled a Suppressive Person. The show premiered on January 15, 2015 and also stars Brian Dennehy, Diora Baird, Dreama Walker, and Sam Trammell. 394.3k Followers, 104 Following, 4,404 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from JASON LEE (@theonlyjasonlee) [26] His first major movie role was in Kevin Smith's Mallrats, which became a cult hit. There’s an unnerving chill that runs through Lee’s work—not sad, but certainly calm and pensive—that conjures up the same feelings you get watching the windswept southern scenes of Paris, Texas.

Lilian Sumner, Meghan Collison, Ilana Kozlov and The Shrine – Marshall Headphones . [54] In 2017, the couple welcomed their third child, a daughter named Alberta 'Birdy' Lee. I don’t know why.”, You can order Jason Lee’s new book from Refueled Magazine and follow Lee on Instagram for updates at @jasonlee, (All photos by Jason Lee/Portraits by Gay Ribisi). As part of the magazine’s One Series, Lee’s first volume, limited to 500 signed and numbered copies, collects 184 pages of Polaroid and Fujifilm instant photos from 2006-2016. In 1992, he founded Stereo Sound Agency, known as Stereo Skateboards, with fellow skater Chris "Dune" Pastras. ", "Instagram photo by Ceren Alkaç Feb 5, 2017 at 4:28pm In April of 2019 the couple hae their fourth child, Edith Lee. But maybe most influential was the legendary skater Mark Gonzales, who Lee deems the “Bob Dylan of skateboarding.”, “He was the first dude to skate to jazz,” Lee says over the phone from his home in Denton, Texas. It felt totally organic to get into something like photography.”. (2004)", "The Berrics – Jason Lee decide to come to the park", "This Is My Pink Ribbon – Why Do You Wear Your Keep A Breast i love boobies! [32], In 2005, Lee was offered the lead role in My Name Is Earl. Jason Lee Music Photography. Lee graduated to leading man roles in Heartbreakers, Stealing Harvard, and A Guy Thing. Commissoned; About.