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Jason Limon Gets to the Heart of Human Emotion in His Soul-Stirring Skeleton Paintings

April 26, 2024

Grace Ebert

“Peas In A Pod” 10 x 10 inches. All images © Jason Limon, shared with permission

Reaching toward universal experiences unclouded by specific identities, Jason Limon strips his recurring characters to the bare bones. The San Antonio-based artist (previously) continues his uncanny paintings of skeletons, who find themselves in precarious, startling, and genial situations. Recent works include “Peas In A Pod,” which features two friends adopting new heads from a large, curved shell. Similar smiling orbs appear in “The Right Grape” as a character chooses and fits the cheerful green fruit onto its neck.

Working in acrylic paint, Limon conjures myriad textures, whether through the deckled edges of a paper-craft structure or thin, crinkled plastic wrap. Combined with his muted palette of neutrals and jewel tones, these three-dimensional effects imbue the scenes with a vintage charm and a sense of timelessness.

Limon is currently working on a few personal projects, so keep an eye on his Instagram for updates. Find originals and prints in his shop.


“Drift,” 12 x 9 inches

“The Right Grape,” 9 x 12 inches

“Succumb,” 6 x 8 inches

“Lightning,” 6 x 8 inches

“Framed II,” 8 x 10 inches

“Look Around,” 10 x 10 inches

“Sleepy,” 6 x 8 inches

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