Centrum Artist in Residence John Hillmer’s award-winning art and design work gets around. His large acrylic stage murals have made appearances with artists such as Ray Charles, Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal, and Maya Angelou.
Meet Hilmer and view his works on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 3-6 p.m. and on Sunday, August 26, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. in Building 205.
A longtime Centrum Artist in Residence, his posters and designs have been used to promote Jazz Port Townsend, as well as, more than 50 music, literary, and community events across North America.
His clients include (to name a few) MGM, Paramount Pictures, Earshot Jazz, Seattle Children’s Museum, and the Committee for Children, whose social curriculum has placed Hillmer’s colorful illustrations in some 75,000 schools around the world.
John earned his masters degree in International Education while working as both teacher and publications director at the American School Foundation of Guadalajara. His artwork reflects his own experiences living, travelling, and teaching.