Join us for an evening at the home of Jason Pickleman of JNL graphic design. The evening includes a tour of his collection and conversation with threewalls Executive Director Shannon Stratton.
Community Supported Collecting is a series of events on collecting from the artists’ perspective, introducing why and how to collect on a budget, with passion and without fear. CSC is a program of Community Supported Art Chicago.
Jason Pickleman is a Chicago-based graphic designer, artist and connoisseur of all things visual and aural. His studio (the JNL graphic design) has created logos and commercial ephemera for the Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Renaissance Society, Expo Chicago, and The Hyde Park Art Center; The Wit Hotel, the Blackstone Hotel; and restaurants such as Blackbird, avec, Publican, Big Star, Violet Hour and Nico. The studio is currently engaged by the City of Chicago in the re-branding of Millennium Park. Pickleman’s personal work was exhibited in 2007 at the Art Institute of Chicago and his been subsequently added to its permanent collection. He shares a life with his wife Leslie and their son Willem in a renovated attic in a 100-year-old mansion just off Lake Shore Drive. Their apartment contains artwork by Judy Ledgerwood, Sterling Ruby, Siebren Versteeg, Arturo Herrera, Scott Short, as well as countless other Chicagoans, and those just passing through.