Edgar Jerins is active/lives in New York, Nebraska. Edgar Jerins is known for large-scale portrait, figure and genre drawing.
Biography Edgar Jerins
Edgar Jerins, born in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1958, and now (2003) living in New York City, draws unusually large charcoal and conte pencil works of tense domestic situations and troubled people. Up to eight and one-half feet wide, these drawings explore the psyches of troubled young men, often juxtaposed with an older, parental generation helpless to ease their pain and uncertainty.
At age eighteen, Jerins attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, on a scholarship, graduating in 1980. He won several awards while there, including the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 1980.
He has exhibited at the Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, 2001; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2002; and Ar
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