Jamie Burmeister

Jamie is a sculptor, musician and educator living and working in Omaha, Nebraska. Jamie Burmeister’s artworks have been exhibited in galleries, museums and public places throughout the world.  His “vermin.me” project has resulted in over 520 installations of small ceramic figures, called vermin, in public places on several continents, 20 countries and 22 US states.  Burmeister’s gallery and museum pieces have been exhibited in the Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, Iowa, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Nebraska, Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, Nebraska, Create Fixate in Los Angeles, California, and Annmarie Garden in Dowell, Maryland. Jamie has completed commissions for the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Crisp Recording Studios in Fayetteville, Arkansas and the South Omaha Library. He has received numerous awards including the Nebraska Art Council’s 2010 and 2007 Individual Artist Fellowships, Omaha Entertainment and Arts 2007 Best Public Art and 2006 Three-Dimensional Sculpture Awards, UNL’s Trickey Memorial Award and UNL Woods Fellowship.  He received a B.A. in Exercise Science from Creighton University in Omaha in 1992, an M.S. in Health Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1995, and an M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2005.

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