Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

James Walsh

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1999

James Walsh was born in Brooklyn, studied literature at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Oxford University in England. He has been making visual work in a variety of media since 1986, and has shown throughout the United States and Europe. In addition to numerous one-of-a-kind artists' books, he is the author of three books with small presses: Foundations (1997), Solvitur ambulando (2003), and There was Something in the Weather (2012). Awards and residencies include a Fulbright Fellowship to Turkey, an apexart Outbound Residency in Bangkok, and residencies at MacDowell, The Edward Albee Foundation, Art Omi, Wave Hill, and The Center for Book Arts.



James Walsh worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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