Jason Hoelscher is an artist, writer and educator based in southeast Georgia. A former SCAD professor, Hoelscher has exhibited his work in galleries in Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Berlin, Germany; Hong Kong; Paris, France; Stockholm, Sweden; and Miami, Florida, among others. He has written for publications such as BURNAWAY, ARTPULSE magazine, ARTnews, artcore journal and Evental Aesthetics, and has presented papers at venues such as the College Art Association; the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts; the Southeastern College Art Conference; Harvard University; and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Hoelscher received an M.F.A. in painting from Pratt Institute in 2000, and in 2018 he earned a Ph.D. in aesthetics and art theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Portland, Maine, where he wrote his dissertation "Art as Information Ecology" under the supervision of philosopher and theorist Brian Massumi.