Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Artwork by Jerry Garcia


Landscape by Jerry Garcia
Landscape by Jerry Garcia

Legendary guitarist, singer and composer Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, was also an artist. He studied at The California School of Fine Arts, now known as the San Francisco Art Institute, and continued to paint and draw during his career as a musician. During the last years few years of his life, Jerry Garcia exhibited and sold his artwork throughout the U.S. His estate continued to exhibit his art after his death. In 2005, to coincide with the tenth anniversary of his death, a book of Jerry Garcia’s artwork was published titled, Jerry Garcia: The Collected Artwork.

Since 1998 Image Makers Art has been touring with an exhibit of artwork by Jerry Garcia titled "Jerry Garcia – A Visual Journey". They say that this show features one of the largest collections of Garcia's work.

January 17-18, 2009 Jerry Garcia a Visual Journey will be in Manchester, New Hampshire at the Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street. The exhibition is free to the public. Visit Image Makers Art for more information.

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