I am Unity: Jeremiah Jordan

Black and white photo of Jeremiah Jordan smiling with his mouth open wide as he looks to the bottom right corner of the photo. He has a septum piercing and silver necklace on over a buttoned up long-sleeve chevron-patterned shirt.

Unity at the Initiative: a multi-site visual exhibition and at-home experience centering art by and for Queer and Trans Artists of Color. I am:_____ is a blog series to get to know our partners.

Jeremiah Jordan was born in Philadelphia In 1985.  He is a self taught visual artist that practices painting and sculpting in a variety of mediums. He combines acrylic, epoxy resin, glitter, oil stick, gold leaf and spray paint on wood or canvas to make unique and interesting compositions.

Confetti began as a retail art project in 2016 by visual artist, Jeremiah Jordan in Philadelphia. Guided by curiosity and intuition, he began shaping excess wood into tiny pendents that would later evolve into the earrings that are made today. He now produces a variety of carefully crafted earrings using traditional power tools, a variety of materials and digital design. 

“I believe that from conception all the way to construction, there is value in carefully creating one of a kind pieces in limited batches. I journey to take my vision further by combing fine craftsmanship and recycled materials to create unique pieces that complement many diverse lifestyles.”

 

Finish this sentence with a word or two: I am a:_______

loving creature

What's the most half-baked hobby you took on since the COVID-19 shutdown?

electronic music production

What are you binge-watching?

A poster advertising The Sopranos tv show, featuring main character Tony Soprano at the head of a pyramid of characters in a darkened room lit by a single lightbulb overhead

The Sopranos

What's the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

really bad food photos

If you were to create a signature skate move, what would the move involve/look like?

Pizza flip. I would hop off my board, quickly lift it off the ground and spin it as if it was dough.Grab it mid air. Tuck it back under my feet. Roll away.

Anything you'd like to share with the world?

I recently made a lemon tart for my sweetheart's birthday