Newark, b.1954

James Walsh

Following in the Modernist tradition, James Walsh relentlessly explores the properties and limits of paint and the results of his inquiry are spectacularly wide ranging. Experimenting with innovative acrylic formulas, Walsh produces large masses of pigment that project outward from the surface of the canvas, creating unusual forms in high relief.

James Walsh has shown widely throughout the United States He had solo exhibitions at Flowers East in London, the Mendel Art Gallery up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Baker Sponder in Boca Raton, FL and locally, over the years, at Galeria Joan Prats, Long Fine Art, and Berry Campbell Gallery. He was a fixture in Edmonton Contemporary Artists Society shows in the 1990s, and Richard Timperio's quixotic Sideshow exhibitions in Williamsburg throughout the 2000s. Notable two-person and group shows took place...

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Biography

Following in the Modernist tradition, James Walsh relentlessly explores the properties and limits of paint and the results of his inquiry are spectacularly wide ranging. Experimenting with innovative acrylic formulas, Walsh produces large masses of pigment that project outward from the surface of the canvas, creating unusual forms in high relief.

James Walsh has shown widely throughout the United States He had solo exhibitions at Flowers East in London, the Mendel Art Gallery up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Baker Sponder in Boca Raton, FL and locally, over the years, at Galeria Joan Prats, Long Fine Art, and Berry Campbell Gallery. He was a fixture in Edmonton Contemporary Artists Society shows in the 1990s, and Richard Timperio's quixotic Sideshow exhibitions in Williamsburg throughout the 2000s. Notable two-person and group shows took place at the Edmonton Art Gallery, the Martin Brest Museum in Jacksonville, FL, the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH, and the Portland (Oregon) Museum of Art as part of "Clement Greenberg: A Critic's Collection."

Artworks

26

CRIN CRIN, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Abstract Painting / Abstract Sculpture / Abstraction / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic on Panel / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / American Art / Art of the 2010s / Bold Composition / Broad Brushstrokes / Canvas / Contemporary American Art / Dense Composition / Media Study / Multiple Layers of Colors / Painting / Painting Study / Panel / Rhythmic Expression / Rough and Brave Brushstrokes / Sculpture / Space/Spatiality / Tension/Relief / Textured Surface / Wooden Sculpture

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1980

    MFA, Syracuse University, New York

  • 1976

    BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Solo Exhibitions

  • Galeria Joan Prats, New York, 1985

  • Galeria Joan Prats, New York, 1988

  • Flowers East Gallery, London, 1991

Group Exhibitions

  • Corning Glass Center, Corning, New York, 11th Annual Southern Tier Show, 1974

  • Newark Museum, New Jersey, 1st Biennial, New Jersey Artists, 1977

  • Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York, 42nd Annual Exhibition of Artists of Central New York, 1979

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Education

  • 1980

    MFA, Syracuse University, New York

  • 1976

    BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Solo Exhibitions

  • Galeria Joan Prats, New York, 1985

  • Galeria Joan Prats, New York, 1988

  • Flowers East Gallery, London, 1991

  • The Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1997

  • Long Fine Art, New York, 2001

  • Spanierman Modern, New York, 2012

  • Berry Campbell, New York, 2014

  • Berry Campbell, New York, 2020

Group Exhibitions

  • Corning Glass Center, Corning, New York, 11th Annual Southern Tier Show, 1974

  • Newark Museum, New Jersey, 1st Biennial, New Jersey Artists, 1977

  • Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York, 42nd Annual Exhibition of Artists of Central New York, 1979

  • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, The Syracuse Show, 1980

  • The Clayworks Studio Workshop, New York, Work from 1980, 1981

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, New York Clay, 1981

  • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York (traveled to James Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan; Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Meyer Breier Weiss Gallery, San Francisco; Adelle

  • Taylor Fine Art, Dallas, Texas; Clayworks Studio Workshop, New York), New Yorks in Clay III, 1981 – 82

  • Sculpture Center, New York, East Coast Clay, 1982

  • Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona (traveled to Galeria Joan Prats, New York), Five American Artists, 1983 – 84

Collections

  • Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada

  • Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

  • Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Portland Museum of Art, Oregon