The legacy of Sailor Jerry

November 10, 2008

Sailor Jerry design

Sailor Jerry Homeward Bound Sticker

Sailor Jerry Homeward Bound Sticker

The unique art work and tattoo designs of legendary American folk artist Sailor Jerry, will be celebrated in the UK in November. The Art of Sailor Jerry Exhibition, which will feature his work, will be the first time Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins’ work will be displayed in the UK. The exhibition will celebrate his art legacy.

Sailor Jerry tattoos are unique examples of American folk art depicting American folklore, classic pin-up girls, and life at sea. His work that depicts classic American themes has inspired many tattoo artists and clothing designers over the years. His work is an example of folk art influencing  mainstream culture.

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