Emmett Kerrigan is a prolific Chicago artist whose practice is equal parts painter and woodworker. In the course of this studio visit, Kerrigan covers a number of topics regarding his process, his work and how he established his relationship with Chicago art dealer and gallery owner, Linda Warren. Additionally, he reveals his work as a day trader and its relationship to his art.
"Having someone lay down paint for you - that would drive me nuts."
Over the last ten years, Kerrigan's work has been in numerous solo shows in galleries and exhibitions across the Midwest. These include the Elmhurst Art Museum, the Union League Club and the Beverly Art Center. His work has been shown in group shows at ART Chicago, Judy Saslow Gallery and the Morlen Sinoway Atelier.