Jerry Strub

About the Artist

Artist Statement

Jerry Strub is a Chicago based life taught artist who creates images of sensual color and texture. Using acrylics mixed with pumice and other various forms of mixed media, the images are raw, spontaneous and stream of consciousness. My belief is that all artists, regardless of their choice of artistic instrument, are the sum of their experiences. I am no different in that respect. I live a life of geographic and psychological wandering and these are the images that fall out of it. Consider Kerouac or Bukowski with a brush versus a pen and there you have it. “Painting is silent poetry and poetry is painting that speaks”. ——Plutarch

Jerry Strub is an abstract artist who currently resides in the Chicago area.

Jerry uses a mixture of pumice and acrylic paint to create dimension and impact within the framework of each piece.

Jerry has participated in numerous private and group shows including:

  • Artemisia (Geneva, IL) – Featured Artist March 5, 2010
  • Current work can be viewed at Artemisia (Geneva, IL)
  • Chicago Symphony Center – 2002
  • Chicago River North Art Center 2006
  • Chicago Casino Club 2007
  • Lithuanian Museum of Art (Lemont, Il) 2006-2007
  • Morton Arboretum ( Lisle, Il. ) 2005
  • Naperville Art Center ( Naperville, Il. ) 2007
  • Art of Lisle (Lisle, Il.) 2006
  • Art Attack ( New Buffalo, Mi.) 2002-2006
  • The Atrium Gallery, Center for Visual and Performing Arts – featured artist – ( Munster, In.) 2008
  • Art Attack to 2002 – 2015 / The Atrium Gallery
  • Roger Mason Gallery (South Haven, MI) 2008-2009
  • Craig Smith Gallery (Harbert, MI) 9/5/09 – featured artist
  • Chicago One Of A kind 2016
  • Current work can be viewed at Artemisia (Geneva, IL)

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