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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

James Russell May

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Elephant

Oil & Polymer Emulsion On Wood

18 x 61

 

James Russell May was born in Savannah, GA . He attended The Savannah College of Art and Design, graduating in 1991. He spent the next years living and working in Savannah, drawing inspiration from the city and its many local artists dedicating himself to developing his painting. In 2005 he moved to Louisville KY, taking the opportunity to alter artistic style and techniques. He has since had many solo shows and has participated in group exhibitions throughout the country. May’s current work is strongly influenced by the Academia style of the nineteenth century filtered through the eyes of an artist of the post-modern world. The paintings blend realistic oil techniques with experimental uses of resins and abstract fields of color and metallic surfaces. His current work has been focused on painting organic forms on aluminum and copper.

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