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James Flynn

EDUCATION

2011-2014    University of New Orleans Fine Arts
2003-2007    Studio Assistant to Abstract Minimalist painter/sculptor Peter Lobello
Since 1989   Study under the mentorship of Surrealist painter/sculptor Pedro Friedeberg
1983-2012    Pilot First Class Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
1980-1981    Intaglio Printmaking, Galveston College
1977-1981    Texas Maritime Academy, Texas A&M, B.S. Marine Transportation

 

EXHIBITIONS

2019    "Mata.Morphic" Callan Contemporary, New Orleans LA 

2019    “Art Flow” Capital Park Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

2019    “Surreal Salon 11” Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2018    “Exposición de Arte Jaguar” presented by Centro Cultural Mizrahi

             Centro Maguen David  AC, Mexico City, Mexico

2018    “Phosphorescence & Fluorescence” Black Light Exhibition Curator

             Studio Waveland Gallery, Waveland, MS

2018    “30 New Orleans Artists” Tricentennial Exhibition, Second Story Gallery

             New Orleans, LA

2018    “VIBRENSE” Group Exhibition, Studio Waveland Gallery, Waveland, MS

2018    “Surreal Salon 10” Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017    “Down By The River: P.S. Satellite - Project of Prospect New Orleans

             Rivertown, Kenner, LA 

2017     Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series,  Lemieux  Gallery,  New Orleans, LA

2017    “Louisiana Contemporary” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

2017    “Surreal Salon 9” Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2016    “The Dog Show” Studio Inferno, Arabi, LA

2016     "K'Iben De La Selva"  Group Exhibition, Pinacoteca Jenkins, Puebla, Mexico

2016     Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series,  Lemieux  Gallery,  New Orleans, LA

2016    “Quantum Noûs” Callan Contemporary, New Orleans, LA 
2016    “Louisiana Contemporary” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2016     "K'Iben De La Selva"  Group Exhibition with Pedro Friedeberg, Galería Casa
             Diana, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2016     NOCCA Visiting Artists Exhibition, Kirchman Art Space, New Orleans Center for
             Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA
2015     Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series,  Lemieux  Gallery,  New Orleans, LA
2015     "Stygian" Group Show,  NOLA Community Print Shop, New Orleans, LA
2015     ARTi(FICTION):  The Battle of New Orleans, Group Show Studio Inferno Gallery,
             New Orleans, LA
2014    "Atemporal Macramé" Group show Prospect New Orleans, P3+satellite 723
             Louisa Street Digest, New Orleans, LA
2014    “Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series” Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
2014    “Louisiana Contemporary” Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2014    “Qualia” Callan Contemporary, New Orleans, LA
2013    “Demasiado No Es Suficiente” Group Show with Pedro Friedeberg, San Miguel de          Allende, Mexico
2007    NOLA Rising Group Show, US Mint, New Orleans, LA
2006    Galería Casa Diana, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2006    Commission for video production backdrop and DVD cover for Cesio Lima, Director of
            Photography, Rede Globo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2006    New Orleans Museum of Art "Black and White Vertical", collaboration with Peter
            Lobello
2006    New Orleans Museum of Art "Triptych" 15 ft x 5 ft
2001    Galería Friedeberg, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1993    Icon altarpiece for Milton Nascimento's  production of "Missa d'America Negra” (Missa
            Dos Quilombos), Belo Horizonte and Sao Paulo, Brazil
1992    Icon altarpiece for Milton Nascimento's production of "Missa d'America Negra (Missa
            Dos Quilombos) performed at the Apostolo Festival in Santiago de Capostella, Spain                                                                                                         1981    Mural 20 ft x 12 ft for Student Union, Texas Maritime Academy, Texas A&M at
            Galveston
1981    Rosenberg Library, Galveston College Exhibit, Galveston Texas
1980    Rosenberg Library, Galveston College Exhibit, Galveston Texas                      
1979    Mural of Dali's "Disappearing Bust of Voltaire at a Slave Market", MV Texas Clipper
            (sunk as manmade reef off coast of Corpus Christi, TX, November 17, 2007)

 

ART FAIRS
2018    Scope Miami Beach

2017    Scope Miami Beach

2015    Scope Miami Beach

2015    Houston Fine Art Fair
2014    Scope Miami Beach
2014    Houston Fine Art Fair

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Surrealism and the Subjective:  James Flynn” Eben Benson, Juxtrapoz.com/Painting, April 2019

New American Paintings No.118, Volume 20, Issue 3, June/July 2015

"K'Iben De La Selva” bilingual edition by Diana Friedeberg  2015New American Paintings #118 June/July 2015

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Alex Hailey
Jimmy Cliff
Rita Marley
Milton Nascimento
Pedro Friedeberg
Peter Lobello
Cesio Lima
Capt. Fabio Fontes
Capt. Lembit Noel
Ivan Dragecevic (Medjugorje visionary)