Artist of the Week: Jerome Anderson
By Echo Staff
Jul 1, 2014, 20:20
Jerome Anderson's "The Wild Man."
In order to better promote the arts, the Sea Coast Echo and The Arts, Hancock County, have partnered to offer our readers the Artist of the Week. We invite you to “vote” for your favorite artist each week by liking them on the Echo’s Facebook page. The artist with the most “likes” from Saturday-to-Saturday will then be our Artist of the Month, with a full feature story and multiple photos of his/her work. For more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 228-467-5474.This week's Artist of the Week will be Jerome Anderson.
Jerome Anderson is a native of New Orleans and splits his time between there and his home in Waveland. His preferred mediums are acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite and pen & ink. He has been drawing and creating art since he was three years old. Throughout grade school and college he participated in art programs and exhibits. Early on he exhibited at schools, The Children’s Film Festival, various galleries in the French Quarter, New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History (NOAAM), at a series of Venezuelan Consulate exhibits, and Ashe Cultural Arts Center in New Orleans; also created a mural for the Restore The Oaks public art in New Orleans. He studied Fine Art at Xavier University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). He received the Certificate of Excellence from the Advertising Club of New Orleans - Student Division, an Award of Excellence from SUNO Art Department and earned a Fine Arts Degree at SUNO with a concentration in Graphic Design. While privately working as a Graphic Designer, Photographer and Fine Artist, he maintains a 9-5 job in the printing and image processing business.