James Wilson has been an artist working in the medium of photography for more than 30 years. James works from his heritage home and natural light studio in the beautiful Kennebecasis River Valley near Hampton New Brunswick, Canada. He uses large format cameras mostly, making images of the land or to document people in great detail. James’s new work involves digital photography, merging image layers and textures to create new images that challenge your emotions.
He has had 15 solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibits, both internationally and through out Canada. His panoramic landscapes, classical nudes, and large-scale still-lifes have been most popular with collectors. His photographs have been purchased for both public and corporate collections, and also are in private collections around the world.
- Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB Canada
- Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
- Canadian Consulate, New York, USA
- Canadian Embassy, Tehran, Iran
- Canadian Embassy, Algiers, Algeria
- Canadian Embassy, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- New Brunswick Art Bank, NB Canada
- New Brunswick Museum, NB Canada
- Rogers Cable Vision
- Royal Bank of Canada
- Irving Oil Ltd.
- Grant Thornton Ltd.
- Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
- Bell Aliant Corp.
- Xwave Corp.
- McCain Foods Limited
“As an artist, my work is always evolving. I work hard at raising the bar every time I have an exhibition.”
- James Wilson
In 2008 James Wilson was short listed for the prestigious Strathbutler Art Award. In 2009 he completed a project photographing New Brunswick painters and their work. This project in collaboration with the New Brunswick Museum and Peter Buckland Gallery resulted in a travelling exhibition and book ”PORTRAITS – New Brunswick Painters” published by Goose Lane Publications. In late 2009 James opened a new exhibit of work titled ” dance FIGURA “. These images explored the kinetic energy of the human body in motion through still photography.
James is now back to landscapes, expanding on an old theme Waters edge, but this time exploring the ocean and it’s shoreline. This new work will be revealed sometime in late 2011 or early 2012.
Read Telegraph Journal article about Jamie.