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Angel of Hope, Michael Ferris Jr.

Angel of Hope, Michael Ferris Jr.  

Michael Ferris Jr., Angel of Hope, 2018. Graphite and ink on Bristol paper, 12 x 11 in.

Colored pencil and graphite pencil on paper, depicting a classical angel in tones of blue and grey. Estimated value: $500.

Artist: Michael Ferris Jr. is an artist living and working in the Bronx. Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1969, Ferris received his B.F.A from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1991 and his M.F.A from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1996. Ferris has shown his work at numerous venues including the de Young Museum in San Francisco, CA; Bucheon Gallery in San Francisco, CA; Queens Museum, Flushing, NY; Stux Gallery, New York City; Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL and The Islip Museum of Art, Islip, NY. Ferris has received many grants and awards including Presidential Scholar, Washington D.C.; CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL; Emerging Artist Grant through the ACC, New York City; Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, New York City; Bronx Council for the Arts (BRIO) Grant in Sculpture 2009, Bronx, NY; and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Sculpture 2009, New York City.

Dimensions: 12 x 11 in., unframed.