La Junta, Colorado
Jeremy Manyik was raised on the plains of southeast Colorado in La Junta. He takes his inspiration from the people, ranches, and farmlands in his surroundings; these serve as the focus of his paintings. As a representational artist, Jeremy is primarily self-taught and has had no formal art education. Manyik participates in many juried national and regional shows where he has earned numerous accolades including several Awards of Excellences from the Oil Painters of America, Chairman’s Choice Award from the Art Renewal Center and fifth-place in the prestigious National Portrait Society’s International Portrait Competition. Jeremy’s work has shown in exhibition at many notable places like the MEAM Museum, Barcelona; National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City; Salmagundi Club, New York City and Sotheby’s, Los Angeles.