JAMES WILLS

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Résumé

I paint in acrylic on canvas and mixed media and pastel on paper, the works are non-objective.

Education:

     Arizona State, BAE (History and Political Science)

     University of Oregon, BA (Art)

Exhibitions:

     2015

"Holidaze", Group Show. Galerie 102, Ojai, California

Emerald Arts Annual, Group Show. Seattle Design Center, Seattle, Washington.

Whidbey Island Art Center, Group Show, Abstraction, Langley, Washington

     2014

"Cycles and Spires", Solo Show, curated by Jolene Lloyd, owner, Galerie 102, Ojai, California

Whatcom Museum Group Show, "Nature in the Balance", Bellingham, Washington.

     2012-2013

WICA Whidbey Island Art Center. Show's include a "White World" Winter Topic, and abstracts.

     2011

17 September, Lecture and Power Point Slide Show, Sno-Isle Library, Freeland Library, Freeland, Washington

Solo Exhibition, Sno-Isle Library, Freeland, WA 98249, 1 September through 30 September

     2008

Palm Spring Annual, Palm Spring Art Museum, 1 Museum Plaza, Palm Springs, CA

     2007

"Conqueror Worm I", Group Show, Palm Spring Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

The University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, The Netherlands

     2002/3

Galerie MAAS, Kortekade 14 NL 3062 GR, Rotterdam Netherlands

     2001

National Exhibition (Expressionism) Long Beach Arts, also Palm Springs Arts National, Palm Spring Desert Museum, Palm Springs

    2000

Long Beach Arts, Group Show, Abstractions, (Honorable Mention) Long Beach CA.

     1999

Solo Exhibit Bayview Studio, Langley WA. & ”Small Works” Village Square Gallery, Montrose CA. 91020. (see review LA Times 10/29/99)

Northwest Annual Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA.

     1997/98

“Contemporary Landscapes & ‘COLOR BLUE’, Group Show, Museum of Arts Downtown Los Angeles, 605 West Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles CA. 90015

     1995/96

Membership Show NWS , Joselyn Art Center, Torrance CA.

     1999

(see review Los Angeles Times).

     1993

Bellevue Art Museum.  One Person Show,  exterior wall curated by Susan Sagawa

     1991/95

National Watercolor Annual Los Angeles Ca. 92 Chosen for the traveling show.

     1990

One Person Show American Architecture Institute Seattle WA.

National Art Club, NS/PCA Annual New York, NY.

New Orleans Art National, NewOrleans, LA.

Artist and Poets Calendar,  Bainbridge Island WA.

Bumbershoot and Blake Gallery (Artist and Poet Calendar), Seattle WA.

     1989/90

Northwest Annual COCA (Center for Contemporary Arts) Seattle WA, (see review Seattle Post-Intelligence 7 Nov, 90).

Northwest Annual Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA.

     1988

5th International Oil Pastel Show Nyack, NY.

Bumbershoot Exhibit curated by Ron Glown Seattle WA.

Second Place Frye Art Museum Seattle WA.

Group Show Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA (Henry Hopper, Wills, 2 Juror.)


Published:

     Artist Magazine July 1993 on use of Oil/Wax Pastel.

Reviews:

     November 12, 1991, Seattle Post Intelligence.

     May 2, 1996 and October 29, 1999 Los Angles Times.

Represented by:

     Jolene Lloyd, Galerie 102

     102 W. Matilija St. Ojai, CA 93023