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Location: Chicago

Website: www.jeffreymichaelaustin.com

Jeffrey Michael Austin is an interdisciplinary artist, musician and educator based in Chicago. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, recently including such venues as Le Carreau de Cergy (Paris), Chicago Artists Coalition, Kunstenfestival Watou (Belgium), The University of North Texas Art Galleries, Lehr Zeitgenössische Kunst (Berlin), The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Fondation Vasarely (Aix-en-Provence), Terrain Exhibitions (Oak Park, IL), The SUB-MISSION, Chicago Art Department and Manifold, a partner of the ACRE Artist Residency. Austin received his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was recently named a Luminarts Fellow in Visual Arts. He currently works as Deputy Director of The Chicago Perch and as a Teaching Artist with Marwen.

Always and Ever is Never Enough

Flies on wall
12 x 12 feet
Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, Ireland

Digging A Hole

Polystyrene foam, soil, shovel, electric fans and helium balloon 10 x 10 x 6′ 2015

I’m Not Worried About You

Thread, nails, wood 8 x 8 x 8 feet 2013

In Search of an Authentic Gesture

Window screen, burlap, plaster, glue, paint and nails on panel. 40 x 52 inches 2015