"...what we are and what we were is not yet all that we might become and ...the creative process is a powerful vehicle to probe what may lie ahead."
-- Peter London, No More Second Hand Art



Jerrod is a full-time artist and instructor, living and working in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. His work can be seen by appointment at his studio, Southside Gallery in Oxford, Mississippi, and Fischer Galleries in Jackson, Mississippi.

Jerrod earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York Academy of Art in 2004, and is a 2012 recipient of a Visual Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission. He and fellow artist David West are creators of Art Space 86 pop-up gallery.

Each summer since 2013, Jerrod has lead groups on A Visual Exploration of Tuscany. This week-long drawing and painting excursion is based in the scenic Tuscan countryside at the organic agricultural farm and medieval castle of Tenuta di Spannocchia just outside of Siena, Italy. The next trip is scheduled for July 2017. Jerrod has also added a Visual Exploration opportunity for the Holy Land (Israel) in May 2017. Contact Jerrod to participate in an upcoming trip.

Jerrod is available for portrait and other commission work. He is also available to teach group drawing workshops.

Jerrod and his artwork have been featured in the Northside Sun, Northeast Ledger, Madison Magazine, the Scott County Times, Find It In Fondren, Portico Jackson Magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, Number: Inc Arts Journal, and Magnolia Magazine


Solo exhibitions

2016"Which Wert and Art", Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS
2016"Recent Works", New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, New Orleans, LA
2016"The Face of an Age", The Russian Academy of Art in assoc. with Gallery 4 Italia, Florence, Italy
2015"Ameraucana" - Fischer Galleries, Jackson, MS
2012"Vignettes: Domestic Scenes of Debatable Significance", Marie Hull Gallery at Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS
2011"Southern Gothic", Nunnery's Gallery 119, Jackson, MS
2010"Recent Works", Forest Community Arts in association with B. Gatewood Gallery, Forest, MS
2010"Landscapes and Portraits: Expressing a Tradition", Mississippi Arts Commission Gallery, Jackson, MS
2010"Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience", Gallery 119, Jackson, MS

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016-
2017
"Mississippi Invitational" - Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
2016"Space #9" - Fondren Unwrapped, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2016"Space #8" - Art Lovers' Soiree, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2015"Space #7" - in Belhaven Park, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2015"Space #6" - Art Lover's Soiree, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2014 "The Men of Fondren" - The Cedars, Jackson, MS
2014 "Space #5" - The MS Museum of Art's Town Creek Arts Festival, Art Space 86, Jackson MS
2014 "Space #4" - in Banner Hall, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2014 "Summertime Hues" - The Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, MS
2014 "Space #3" - in Belhaven Park, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2014 "Tribecca Ball Alumni Pop-up show" - New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY
2014 "Not Far From Home" - The Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, MS
2014 "Space #2" - Art Lover's Soiree, Art Space 86, Jackson, MS
2014 "Reflected Realism" Delta State University, Cleveland, MS
2013 Opening exhibition for Art Space 86 pop-up gallery, Jackson, MS
2013 "Interiors/Exteriors" The Attic Gallery, Vicksburg, MS
2013 "Bi-State Invitational" Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS
2013"Single Fare 3" RH Gallery, New York, NY
2013Spring Art Exhibition at the Cedars with David West, Ky Johnston, and Spirit House Glass, Jackson, MS
2013"Biggest Little Art You've Ever Seen", Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS
2013"Art by Choice", Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
2012"Artists by Artists", Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
2012Fellowship Recipients Exhibition, Mississippi Arts Commission Gallery, Jackson, MS
2012"Mississippi Art Faculty Juried Exhibition", Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS
2011City of Forest Permanent Collection Exhibition, Colbert Commons, Forest, MS
2011/
2010
"Nude and Figurative works", Fischer Galleries, Jackson, MS
2010"Miniature Paintings", Nunnery's Gallery 119, Jackson, MS
2010"Just Dance" Invitational, Mississippi Arts Center, Jackson, MS
2009"Glories of Summer", Gallery 119, Jackson, MS
2009"Eudoric Eurythmy" Artwork inspired by the life of Eudora Welty, Highlands Fine Art Brokers, Jackson, MS
2008"Pinebelt in Bloom" Invitational, Hattiesburg, MS
2005Washington Street Fine Art Gallery Group Show, Vicksburg, MS
2004New York Academy of Art Graduate Exhibition, New York, NY