Visiting Artist: Jeffry Mitchell

Jeffry Mitchell was born and currently resides in Seattle, WA. Working in a number of media, including ceramics, drawing, printmaking and installation, Mitchell freely combines high and low culture and references religion, sex, nature, fine art, folk and decorative arts traditions. The artist received an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Recent exhibitions include Our Prayer, AMBACH AND RICE, Los Angeles, CA; Like a Valentine, The Art of Jeffry Mitchell, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; May Flowers, Elizabeth Moore Fine Arts, New York, NY; and the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR. Mitchell has received numerous honors including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in 2009. His work is in the Permanent Collections of the Seattle Art Museum, the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, and the Portland Art Museum. His work will be featured in the upcoming Unorthodox, a group exhibition curated by Jens Hoffman, Daniel Palmer and Kelly Taxter at the Jewish Museum in New York City opening October 30, 2015.