Jeremiah Fesperman is originally from Chicago, IL. He was homeless in Nashville until securing housing in a group home. Jeremiah describes his artwork as surrealistic. He often paints dreamlike portraits that are evocative and colorful. Acrylic is his medium of choice as it helps him capture the inspiration he derives from emotions such as joy and happiness. Jeremiah is excited to grow into his identity as an artist with the opportunities that Poverty and the Arts affords him. Jeremiah used to be tattoo artist, but now wants to transition into fine art. A couple of his goals are to get recognition as artist and reinvest his income generated by his art through purchasing more supplies. Jeremiah found out about POVA through the Healing Arts Project Inc.