May 12, 2022

Leonard Zimmerman, Artist, Human, Porkchop

Leonard Zimmerman, Artist, Human, Porkchop

Have you noticed seeing a smile can often lighten your mood if you're having a bad day? Especially if it's a smiling Happy robot! Artist Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman stops by to talk about the great loss that lead to him spreading his Happy message around the world via stickers and movies and water towers!

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Check out his website at MakeMyPorkChop.com! From there you can find out more about Project Happy Water, the Happy Doc movie, and more!

Send a S.A.S.E for Happy Stickers of your own to 

HAPPY

P.O. Box 501

Augusta, GA 30903

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Leonard Zimmerman

Graphic Designer/Visual Artist

Leonard “Porkchop” Zimmerman’s creative path began at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and he’s been a frequently awarded and creatively coveted graphic designer for almost two decades. Adopting the nom-de-brush, “Porkchop,” Zimmerman’s work has been presented in group and solo exhibitions throughout the American South. He’s also been commissioned to create inventive mural projects for The Augusta Water Works, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Public Library of Augusta-Richmond County and Unisys. In 2010, Zimmerman was voted Best Local Artist by Augusta Magazine, and Metro Spirit. In 2014 he made his public speaking debut with a TEDx talk about being happy. 2016 saw the release of the international award winning documentary "Happy: a small film with a big smile”, based on Zimmerman’s Happy Campaign. And in 2017 won the artist award from the Greater Augusta Arts Council for his contribution to the arts community. In July of 2021 Porkchop brought home the Best of Show Award at the first ever Augusta Poster Show. In 2022 Porkchop was selected as the recipient of the Georgia Art Education Association Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award.