PAINTING SAMPLES AND BIO
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