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Jeffrey Michael Austin

Jeffrey Michael Austin, "Digging A Hole," 2015, Polystyrene, soil, shovel, electric fans and helium balloon, 10 x 10 x 6 ft
Jeffrey Michael Austin, "Digging A Hole," 2015, Polystyrene, soil, shovel, electric fans and helium balloon, 10 x 10 x 6 ft

Jeffrey Michael Austin is an interdisciplinary artist and educator based in Chicago.

His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, recently including such venues as the Ed Paschke Art Center, 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, Fondation Vasarely (Aix-en-Provence), Terrain Exhibitions, THE MISSION, Chicago Art Department and Manifold, a partner of the ACRE Artist Residency. He was recently named a Luminarts Fellow in Visual Arts and currently serves as Deputy Director of The Chicago Perch and as a teaching artist with Marwen.

 

Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident