Jared C. Deery has exhibited in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Milan and Berlin. He has participated in the Salone del Mobile in Italy and the Saint-Etienne Design Biennale in France. Born in Philadelphia in 1980, Deery moved to New York in 1997. He received his BFA with honors in 2001 from Pratt Institute and his MFA at Hunter College in 2009. He is in private collections in New York, Chicago, Denver, Japan and Italy. His work explores ideas of memory, perception and phenomenology. The paintings depict images of flowers and people in nature, examining that place where figuration intersects with abstraction.