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Trying my hand at stone carving with pneumatic chisel

Artist: Jason Brammer (Our nephew) - Website:  www.JasonBrammer.com

In addition to paintings, Jason has created mixed media, painting installations for art exhibitions as well as permanent site-specific installations for commercial spaces. His largest permanent installation to date is at the I.V. Lab Recording Studio in Chicago. This installation, titled The Future Is Recording Over My Pasture, consists of 6 large paintings on canvas, connecting mural artwork, tubing, wood constructions, antique pulleys, and other integrated objects. Jason also does a lot of commissioned paintings, murals, album artwork, band posters, and more. His most recent commissions include a large, exterior mural titled United We Flowin Rogers Park, Chicago and concert posters for the bands My Morning Jacket as well as Robert Plant & The Band Of Joy.


Jason made this piece for clients of ours who are really into sailing. He incorporated actual parts from their old sail boat, including the handles, pulley, and marlin twine, and painted an antique nautical map into the “window” of the painting. 

Time Machine LXXIII (Mapping Consciousness ) Acrylic, Gauche, Antique Hardware, Salvaged Wood, Recycled Leather, Metal, and Twine on Artist Panel, 43.5” x 42.5” (total size). Location: Private residence in Chicago, IL.



This is an original concert poster design for the band My Morning Jacket. A limited edition of 134 posters were sold at the concert on October 22, 2010 at Terminal 5 in New York City. At this show, they played their whole album "Z", so the concept for the poster is that the band is a mechanical power station that is powering a future city off in the distance and the window to this futuristic city is "Z".The poster design was based on Jason’s original painting of the same title, “My Morning Jacket: Powering The Future”.

My Morning Jacket: Powering The Future

Concert Poster Design, 24” x 18”


I wrote this the day my mother died

Quotes worth Quoting

Necessity is the plea for 
every infringement of 

human freedom. It is the 
argument of tyrants; it is 
the creed of slaves
  William Pitt


"Anyone can rescue his human life who seizes every opportunity of being a man by means of personal action, however unpretending, for the good of fellow men who need the help of a fellow man." Albert Schweitzer 

Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.

Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon

Torah of Economics : There is no such thing as a free lunch, and all the rest is merely explanation

Basic fallacy : it is possible to do good with others people's money

Thank God for Government's unlimited ability to waste

The major monetary metal in history is silver, not gold.” & especially not fiat paper.

Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.

Governments never LEARN. Only people LEARN.

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
I am in favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
Inflation is taxation without legislation. 


Paper money always returns to its intrinsic value – zero.

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong

In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities

The history of the great events of this world are scarcely more than the history of crime

To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize

When words lose their meaning, people lose their liberty.........Confucius


Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it - Mark Twain 


God designed and Amateurs built the Ark,  

Engineers designed and professionals built the Titanic,  


The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of evil people but because ordinary people do nothing about it - Albert Einstein 


When I die, I'll be leaving behind the same amount of money as Bill Gates. All of it - Theodore Mantle  


*When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.  - Thomas Jefferson


There are a thousand hackling at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root -  Henry D. Thoreau  


When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent. Isaac Asimov 



Ann H. Gabhart, Fiction Writer


* The reality is, if we tell the truth, we only have to tell the truth once. If you lie, you have to keep lying forever - Wayne Dosick  

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