Rusty Zimmerman (American, b. 1979) is the Founder and Artist of the Free Portrait Project. 

Photo credit: Joseph Mintz

Zimmerman’s work has been featured in the New York Times, CityLab, and the Saatchi Gallery Magazine in London. He is the poster and portrait artist to Governor Andrew Cuomo. He has lectured at Wellesley College and Long Island University. Zimmerman lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.