Jeff Hirst is a Chicago-based artist who has exhibited his work across the United States and Europe since 1987. His work has been shown at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Addington Gallery in Chicago, Butters Gallery in Portland, and Arte Internazionale in Matera, Italy. Jeff owns Hirst Printmaking, a printmaking shop specializing in intaglio, screenprinting, and experimental approaches toward combining printmaking and encaustic. He was awarded a fellowship residency at Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland in 2018 and will return as a resident artist to Ballinglen Arts Foundation in 2019. Jeff received his MFA from Louisiana State University.