Jamie Burmeister

Jamie Burmeister’s artworks have been exhibited in galleries, museums and public places throughout the world.  His “vermin.me” project has resulted in over 1000 installations of small ceramic figures, called vermin, on 6 continents, 42 countries and 46 US States.  Burmeister’s gallery and museum pieces have been widely exhibited including shows at the Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines, IA, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE, Akron Art Museum in Akron, OH, Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln, NE, and the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper, WY. Jamie’s many commissions including pieces for the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Akron Art Museum, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and the South Omaha Library. He has received numerous awards including the Nebraska Art Council’s 2010/2007 Individual Artist Fellowships, Omaha Entertainment and Arts 2007 Best Public Art and 2006/2013 Three-Dimensional Sculpture Awards and residencies at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center in Nebraska City, NE and the Hot Shops Art Center in Omaha, NE.  He received an M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2005 and currently lives and works in Omaha, NE.