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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Wrapping Paper by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman

DECADE - 10 Years of HAPPY Wrapping Paper
DECADE - 10 Years of HAPPY Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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HAPPY  Stripes Wrapping Paper
HAPPY Stripes Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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YES YOU CAN Wrapping Paper
YES YOU CAN Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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HAPPY  Wrapping Paper
HAPPY Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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HAPPY SQUARES Wrapping Paper
HAPPY SQUARES Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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PRIDE Wrapping Paper
PRIDE Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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The Is – The Was, Augusta. Wrapping Paper
The Is – The Was, Augusta. Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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PRIDE (Plastic Menagerie Version) Wrapping Paper
PRIDE (Plastic Menagerie Version) Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$24.00$14.40
Be Kind To You Wrapping Paper
Be Kind To You Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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3D HAPPY Wrapping Paper
3D HAPPY Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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HAPPY CHRISTMAS Wrapping Paper
HAPPY CHRISTMAS Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$24.00$14.40
Monkey Business Wrapping Paper
Monkey Business Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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Breast Cancer Awareness Wrapping Paper
Breast Cancer Awareness Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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HAPPY Korean Wrapping Paper
HAPPY Korean Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
$24.00$14.40
HAPPY HOUR Wrapping Paper
HAPPY HOUR Wrapping Paper
by Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman
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