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Jahru Huntington

Jahru Huntington

Artist Work

Double D
2018
exterior latex and spray paint on concrete
156 x 204 x 4 Inches
Kuan Yin, Goddess of Compassion and Mercy
2016
spray paint on bricks and concrete
264 x 384 x 0 Inches
Bogeisha
2016
spray paint on drywall
108 x 174 x 0 Inches
Presidents Hill
2016
spray paint on stucco
288 x 504 x 156 Inches
Poe
2015
exterior latex and spray paint on plywood
144 x 480 x 4 Inches
Roberta Flack
2016
spray paint on vinyl siding
108 x 216 x 1 Inches

Artist Information

County
Anne Arundel County
Phone
410-562-7762
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2019

Artist Bio

Jeff Huntington aka Jahru (@jahru) is a studio painter and street artist living and working in
Annapolis, Maryland. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 1997) and the Corcoran
School of Art (BFA 1995). Huntington taught painting as an adjunct professor at the Corcoran
School of the Arts & Design/ George Washington University from 2012 until 2016. At this time,
he and his wife and fellow artist, Julia Gibb, founded the nonprofit arts program, Future History
Now (FHN), whereby they create collaborative murals with youth in under-resourced
communities throughout the world. Jahru and FHN murals can be seen in Panama, Brazil,
Colombia, France, Philippines, India, Hawaii, and throughout the continental United States. His
studio work is represented by Porter Advisory in New York City and Reyes+Davis in
Washington D.C.