Jason Chalker
Illustration, Dallas Texas United States
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Contact details
3114 Whirlaway Rd.
Tel: 214 600-9511
Brief Summary
Jason Chalker (Manly Art) is a Dallas based artist/illustrator specializing in pulp, pin-up and parody in various mediums. Jason was an animator on the 2006 Warner Independent film A Scanner Darkly and was one of the select artists in the art book Spectrum 18: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Jason is also known for his custom toys under the moniker Manly Art.
The Dallas Observer
Foret Plasma Labs
Korn Diaz LLP

Professional Experience

1992-94             Master of Fine Arts in Illustration, Distinction: Cum Laude.

                          Savannah College of Art & Design - Savannah, Georgia


1988-92             Bachelor of Fine Arts in Commercial Art

                          Hardin-Simmons University - Abilene, Texas


Professional Employment

2010 - Present     Chalker Illustration + Design/Manly Art

                             Owner/ Illustrator/ Designer

2009                     Motorola– Consumer Experience Design Group (CXD)

                             Supervisor- Kit Kim

                             Senior Interaction Designer

2007- ‘09              Manpower

Contractor at Motorola – Consumer Experience Design Group (CXD)

                             Supervisor- Tom Sublewski

                             Interaction Designer, Illustrator, Flash Animator, Flash Instructor

 2004- ’05             Detour Film Production – Austin, Texas

                             Supervisor- Lance Myers

                             Animator for Warner Brothers’ A Scanner Darkly, Release date: July 2006

 2003 - '07            Manly Art

                             Owner/ Illustrator/ Designer

 2002 - '03            ad2, inc. – Santa Monica, California

                             Supervisor- Justin Kuzmanich

                             Interactive Designer/ Flash Programmer/ Illustrator

 1997 - '98             M/C/C - Dallas, Texas

                             Supervisor- Greg Hansen

                             Interactive Designer/ Lingo Programmer



I am an accomplished illustrator, painter, designer and animator. I am proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash (+ActionScript), InDesign and have experience in AfterEffects.

Awards and Recognition
Featured in Spectrum 18: The Best of Contemporary Fantastic Art

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