Artwork by Jon Sarkin

The Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill
50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA

After a brain hemorrhage and stroke that nearly killed him, Jon Sarkin awoke with a compulsive need to create elaborate drawings and paintings. Sarkin’s work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, ABC Primetime, This American Life, GQ, ArtNews, The American Visionary Art Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

Check out the video
of Sarkin’s gallery talk at the Opening Reception of the exhibit November 8!

Interested in learning more about this incredible artists’ story?
Check out interviews – Vanity Fair, NPR, The Guardian
Watch “An Evening with Guster and Jon Sarkin”
Watch his talk at the Worcester Art Museum’s recent Art and the Brain symposium

Exhibit runs from October 20 – December 29.

Regular Gallery Hours M-F, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Evenings and weekends by appointment. For info: 508-234-6232 or [email protected]


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