Jon Burgerman

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Burgerman at the Beyond Tellerrand conference, 2014

Jon Burgerman (born 1979)[citation needed] is an English-born artist from the UK currently living in Williamsburg, New York.[1]

Life and work[edit]

Burgerman studied art foundations in Bournville, Birmingham, England.[citation needed] He graduated in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University[2] in 2001.

In 2008, he appeared as a guest on the BBC TV show Blue Peter[citation needed] and in 2008 was part of the original The Underbelly Project, which saw selected artists exhibit in a secret incomplete 100-year-old subway station deep underneath the streets of New York City.[citation needed]

The year 2008 also saw the publication by IDN of a 300-page monograph of Jon's work, Pens Are My Friends, that came with an accompanying DVD of films, animations and talks,[citation needed] whilst Kidrobot released the 14 piece mini figure vinyl toy collection The Heroes of Burgertown.[citation needed]

Examples of Burgerman's work are in the public collections of London's Victoria and Albert Museum and Science Museum.[2]


  1. ^ "Jon Burgerman :: Q&A -". Retrieved 2016-03-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Design heroes: Jon Burgerman". Profiles. BBC (Nottingham). 16 April 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 

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