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A little bit about JR...

 

as a visual artist, his work aims at manifesting experiences by manipulating the act of looking.  JR’s art can take many forms; framed prints, prints that have been cut or folded, to hand bound books, and even video installation.  He has exhibited work in New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Ballyvauhn Co. Clair, Ireland. 

 

Born in Cincinnati OH. JR holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Cleveland Institute of the Arts, in Film, Video, and the Photographic Arts. After Cleveland, he moved to Asheville NC. where he worked at a community dark room till 2014. In 2014 JR relocated to Brooklyn NY. and worked for a high end post production studio.  During his time at the studio, he produced exhibition quality prints for famous artist, learned book binding, and maintained a fleet of epson inkjet printers. 

 

In late 2016 JR left New York and has been living simi-nomadically in SF Bay Area or out of a Ford E-150 Econoline van pursueing his passions as an artist, an avid climber, and backcountry skier.