Jason Cytacki is an Assistant Professor of Painting. Jason earned his BFA from Indiana Universtiy South Bend in 2003 and his MFA from the University of Notre Dame in 2011. His research examines the American character and its construction through history, popular culture and mythology. Utilizing characters and images drawn from popular culture, he explores the way Americans view themselves and their country.
His recent work has dealt extensively with exploring Frontier mythology, in particular the continued importance in the popular imagination.
His work has been exhibited regularly and is represented in a variety of collections.