The sculptural installations comprising Strange Mess bring vast visions of the cosmos and the mundane minutia of everyday life together on the same scale. Navigating this Strange Mess, one's concerns are pulled through the tangible and the theoretical; the vain and the reticent; the odd and absurdly meaningful.
Jeffrey Michael Austin is a Chicago-based artist and musician. Recent exhibitions include the Chicago Artists Coalition, The Franklin, Hyde Park Art Center, Le Carreau du Cergy, Paris, and Lehr Zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin.
The Luminary's exhibitions are supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Regional Arts Commission, the Missouri Arts Council and our members.