Booth #: GS13
Artist bio: Chicago-born artist, Ezra Siegel, comes from an artistic family. His father, Arthur Siegel, a world-renowned photographer and his mother, Irene Siegel, is a multi-media artist. At an early age, Ezra took an interest in architecture. He attended Francis Parker High School in Chicago, and graduated from Vassar College, majoring in Art History and Architecture. To copy the great master drawings in the Uffizi, he moved to Italy. In 1993, he married violinist, Kathryn Shumaker. They lived in Portugal and Canada before returning to the Chicago area. These various influences have informed Ezra's art. As a self-trained artist, Ezra has spent many hours visiting museums and perusing art books. He has shown in New York, in one-man and in group exhibitions. He has also shown Internationally, both in group shows, such as Mae D'Agua, and in gallery representation. Ezra has won Best of show: Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2015, Art and Big Fork 2014, Lubeznik 2013, Northbrook 2013, and has received recognition from numerous juries such as Illinois Arts Council and Art Loop Open. Ezra currently has Gallery representation in Michigan, Massachusetts, Florida, Oklahoma, Utah, and Minnesota. His one-man show at the Lubeznik Center of the Arts, Michigan City, IN. will appear in the summer of 2016.