Jayson Musson received his BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia (2002) and his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania (2011). He was a participant in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2011.

His solo exhibitions include Halcyon Days, Salon 94, New York City (2012); The Grand Manner, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (2011); Barack Obama Battles the Pink Robots, Last Drop, Philadelphia (2009); and Too Black for BET, Space 1026, Philadelphia (2002). His group exhibitions include Through a Glass, Darkly, Postmasters, New York (2012); First among Equals, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2012); Syncopation, Grimmuseum, Berlin (2010); Disinhibition: Black Art and Blue Humor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (2008); and Peer Pleasure 1, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2006).