Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman

At an early age Zimmerman distracted parishioners on Sunday mornings by drawing on church programs. His parents recognized his natural art ability and encouraged it, sending him first to John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School in Augusta, GA, and then to Savannah College of Art and Design. He graduated cum laude and began to pursue a career in graphic design. It wasn't until the death of his partner in 2006 that he picked the paintbrush back up as a way to deal with his grief and adopted the nom de brush "Porkchop". In 2010 he completed a mural for the city at the Augusta Water Works and was voted Best Local Artist by readers of Augusta Magazine and Metro Spirit.

In 2016 Porkchop was subject of the international award winning documentary by Michael McKinley, "Happy: a small film with a big smile". You can view the film here online for free happydocmovie.com

'(Zimmerman) is a rare artist who can work quite seriously in a whimsical way, and his painting combine pop-culture kitsch with hard emotion and extraordinary levels of skill and talent.'

– Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle

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Canvas by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman

HAPPY  Stripes Canvas Print
HAPPY Stripes Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY  Canvas Print
HAPPY Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY SQUARES Canvas Print
HAPPY SQUARES Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
PRIDE Canvas Print
PRIDE Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
International Day of HAPPINESS Canvas Print
International Day of HAPPINESS Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Pumpkin Bunheads Canvas Print
Pumpkin Bunheads Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
POE Canvas Print
POE Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY halloween Canvas Print
HAPPY halloween Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
The Is – The Was, Augusta. Canvas Print
The Is – The Was, Augusta. Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
All dogs go to heaven. Canvas Print
All dogs go to heaven. Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Our hearts march on Canvas Print
Our hearts march on Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
The Mystery of Tang Canvas Print
The Mystery of Tang Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
PRIDE (Plastic Menagerie Version) Canvas Print
PRIDE (Plastic Menagerie Version) Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Many Faces Canvas Print
Many Faces Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
YES YOU CAN Canvas Print
YES YOU CAN Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
DECADE - 10 Years of HAPPY Canvas Print
DECADE - 10 Years of HAPPY Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Everyone Says "Hi" Canvas Print
Everyone Says "Hi" Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Be Kind To You Canvas Print
Be Kind To You Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY Japanese Canvas Print
HAPPY Japanese Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Inspire Canvas Print
Inspire Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Happy In Space Canvas Print
Happy In Space Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
3D HAPPY Canvas Print
3D HAPPY Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Privacy Please Canvas Print
Privacy Please Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Canvas Print
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
At least we tried. Canvas Print
At least we tried. Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY GUMBALLS Canvas Print
HAPPY GUMBALLS Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Breast Cancer Awareness Canvas Print
Breast Cancer Awareness Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY Korean Canvas Print
HAPPY Korean Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Date with Sputnik Canvas Print
Date with Sputnik Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
The Kiss Canvas Print
The Kiss Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Missing Pluto not Uranus Canvas Print
Missing Pluto not Uranus Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAPPY HOUR Canvas Print
HAPPY HOUR Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
UHOH Canvas Print
UHOH Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
HAIRNET Canvas Print
HAIRNET Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
Mrs White Canvas Print
Mrs White Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50
The Brown Bearon Canvas Print
The Brown Bearon Canvas Print
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$110.00$93.50