Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine

North Light Books, "Best of Portrait Painting"

International Artist Magazine

Southwest Art Magazine

Communication Arts Illustration Annuals

New York Society of Illustrators Annuals 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 33



California Art Club - Out of State Artist Member

Oil Painters of America - Master

Portrait Society of America

Salmagundi Club - Artist Member


Paula Kornye Tillman - Fort Worth, TX

Portraits, Inc. - New York, NY

Portraits South - Raleigh, NC


James's paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States, including the Gallery Americana in Carmel, California; Galerie Kornye in Dallas and Galerie Kornye West in Fort Worth, Texas; Greenwich Workshop Gallery in Fairfield, Connecticut; Museum of American Illustration and The Salmagundi Club in New York City; and Whistle Pik Galleries in Fredericksburg, Texas. He has taught and guest lectured at several colleges and universities in Texas and has given many private painting workshops.


James's portrait commissions have taken him across the United States and to England. His works include the official portraits of former Texas Governors Rick Perry and Ann Richards, which hang in the State Capitol in Austin, portraits for the National Institutes of Health, Harvard University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Texas Instruments and Frito Lay, as well as many portraits for families.



1979-1982    ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, California, BFA

1972-1977    University of Texas at Arlington, BFA 

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