Jimmy Miracle

Affiliated Major

Jimmy Miracle was born in Xenia, Ohio in 1983 and received a B.A. in painting from Belhaven College in 2004 in Jackson, MS.  The past 12 years he has lived and worked in New York City, Washington DC, Germany, and now he currently resides in Santa Barbara, CA where he is completing an MFA in studio art. He has had solo and group shows in New York, Berlin, London, and Washington, DC exhibiting at Ziehersmith, Outlet Fine Art, HKJB, the Islip Art Museum, Castle Gallery, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and Flashpoint Gallery among others. He also worked as a studio assistant for Jeff Koons, and studied drawing and painting at the Art Student’s League of New York under Michael Grimaldi and Brandon Soloff.  He has received the Cultural DC Creative Communities Fund grant, the Maryland State Art Council Individual Artist grant, and was recently Artist in Residence at the Franklin Service Center. He has lectured at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. His work samples can be seen online at: www.jimmymiracle.portfoliobox.net