Artists Jason Brammer and Jeff Zimmermann have recently moved into a shared storefront studio in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. Come see an exhibit of their work and help celebrate their new 3000 square-foot space at an open studio event on Saturday, October 13th. Both artists will be in attendance and the event is free and open to the public.
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Jeff Zimmermann has achieved national and international recognition for his large scale murals featuring painted images of contemporary pop culture and sensitively rendered portraits. Jason Brammer is known for his mixed media works that showcase a unique melding of paint and objects. Brammer seamlessly incorporates antique pulleys, vintage gauges, tubing, salvaged leather, and other 3-dimensional elements into his paintings, creating an illusion that draws the viewer in for a closer look to see what is real and what is painted.
Open Studio: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 5pm to 8pm
Jason Brammer/ Jeff Zimmermann Studio
1035 N. California Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
(Located on California Ave. between Cortez and Thomas, in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood)
MORE ABOUT JEFF ZIMMERMANN:
Chicago native Jeff Zimmermann has exhibited at numerous prestigious venues, including the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chicago Cultural Center, and has created large-scale murals internationally. He’s produced commissioned artwork for clients that include Fortune 500 companies and the E.P.A, and has been featured on the Today Show and in the New York Times.
MORE ABOUT JASON BRAMMER:
Jason Brammer is a visual artist, painter, and muralist based in Chicago, Illinois. He is known for his mixed media hand-painted assemblages, distinctive airbrushed paintings, meticulously-detailed drawings, and site-specific installations. Brammer’s art has been featured in numerous local and national exhibitions, including recent solo exhibits at artist Tony Fitzpatrick’s gallery, Firecat Projects, in Chicago and at the Harrison Center For The Arts in Indianapolis. His work can be found in private collections across the United States and Canada, and was recently acquired by the Rockford Art Museum (in Rockford, IL) and the Zhou B Art Center (in Chicago) for their permanent collections. Brammer is also recognized for his commissioned work, which includes a recent large-scale public mural for the city of Chicago, an installation for social networking company LinkedIn, and concert posters for the bands My Morning Jacket as well as Robert Plant & The Band Of Joy. To learn more about Jason Brammer, watch this short video documentary about him by North Southern Films: