ABOUT Michael James
As a kid, I used to watch my dad meticulously create drafts and survey sketches, instilling in me a profound appreciation for detail and igniting a passion for sketching. Those early experiences laid the foundation for my journey as an artist, fueling my desire to use my creations as a means to spark meaningful conversations.
With this vision in mind, I made the decision to attend Keene State College, embarking on a journey to become an artist. Throughout my artistic evolution, I don’t put myself in a box as a single-medium artist, opting instead to explore various mediums. Rooted in the traditions of classic fine art, I was dedicated to learning various techniques and was also influenced by mentors and master painters Richard Schmid and Robert Liberace.
I extended my mission beyond artistic techniques and tapped into community by organizing figure sessions, events, gallery exhibitions and online artist talks. Embracing the digital revolution, I have ventured into the realm of digital art with custom NFT art collections for myself and for online communities.
"I am committed to sharing my knowledge and redefining traditional art by creating, teaching, and