Jef Scharf

Biography

Multidisciplinary artist Jef Scharf is a designer, screen printer, installation artist and musician, who has created collaborative works with Amy Sillman, Reed Anderson, Michael Smith, and Maya Hayuk. From 1998-2011, Scharf owned and operated Kayrock Screen Printing in Brooklyn, NY, where he produced artist editions, show posters, books and commercial work. Upon his return to his hometown of Cleveland in the fall of 2011, Scharf opened Gallery Wolfy Part II, in the neighborhood of Tremont. Scharf received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1993, and was in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2000. Recent exhibitions include "Burn Before Reading" at the Scope Art Fair in New York City (2012), "Darling, You Send Me" at the B9 Galerie in Vienna, Austria (2011), "Monsters of the Midterm Elections" at the Scope Art Fair in Miami, FL (2010), "When Life Imitates Art Imitating Art" at the UMass Lowell University Gallery in Lowell, MA (2009).

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