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Bruce B. Jefferson

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Bruce B. Jefferson
Born(1954-05-23)May 23, 1954
Mansfield, Ohio
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
💼 Occupation
Fine Art Painter, Film Producer and director

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Bruce Bernard Jefferson (born May 23, 1954) is an American visual artist.

Life and career[edit]

Jefferson was born in Mansfield, Ohio, on May 23, 1954. He is a 1972 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School and studied fine art at Ohio State University, under artist Al Newbill.[1] As he further enhanced his talent, Mr. Jefferson developed his own special style relying heavily on 'touch and feel.' Jefferson sometimes mixes precious metals into his works. His art can best be described as contemporary and spirit filled with great emotion using textures and placement of color at optimal levels. He is broadly known as being a colorist - recognized for being selective of color and the proper usage of it.

For the past 22 years, Jefferson has been a full-time artist, in Chicago, having created and placed into homes and businesses over 1,800 pieces.

He opened his own gallery, Studio B, in Chicago's affluent Gold Coast. Studio B was open from 1991 until 1999. He is expanding his existing studio into New York City. In January 2010, he released the 26:59-minute video/documentary, Museum Detours - three years in the making, that features original art forms including 160 of his paintings; poetry and prose; spoken arts; distinctive musical soundtrack and unique videography and graphics[2]

His works have been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Ebony Magazine, Time Out Chicago Magazine, Chicago Collection Magazine, African Art: The Diaspora and Beyond - The Daniel Texidor Parker Collection (book) among newsprint and additional publications. His image has been featured in the social columns of Today's Chicago Woman Magazine and Michigan Avenue Magazine. Mr. Jefferson is affiliated with the Chicago Artists' Coalition. He has appeared on "Into the Night" with Chris Wakefield on KHND - AM Radio,[3] covering greater North Dakota and parts of Canada, and Podcast (internet) and WBEZ – FM, Chicago Public Radio. Mr. Jefferson and/or his art have been featured on Superstation WGN, in Chicago and cablevision feeds throughout the United States, NBC 5, ABC 7, CBS 2 and WFLD FOX 32, in Chicago.

Mr. Jefferson's video/documentary, "Museum Detours", is scheduled for May 2010, broadcast on CAN-TV, Chicago.[4]

References[edit]

  1. "William H Bigham Galleries | Our Artists | Bruce B. Jefferson". Bighamgalleries.com. Retrieved April 25, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Kanaal van brucebjefferson". YouTube. Retrieved April 25, 2010.
  3. ""The Mix" 1470 KHND Radio " Blog Archive " ITN Mar 9 Bruce B Jefferson". Intothenight.podbean.com. March 10, 2010. Retrieved April 25, 2010.[dead link]
  4. [1][permanent dead link]

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