Rusty Zimmerman

We Are Southern Brooklyn
The Free Portrait Project
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Category: Brooklyn Arts Fund
Grant Year: 2023
Location: Sunset Park

Giving 200 FREE oil-painted portraits from life to keep-- with in-the-moment recorded oral histories-- to Southern Brooklyn residents in one year to connect neighbors, transcend boundaries, and radically democratize who gets to be documented. A portrait of a place through its people. #WeAreSouthernBrooklyn