James Zamora, ‘Jalapenos’, Exhibit by Aberson

Artist Statement:

As a realist painter I am attracted to the technical complexities of everyday life. My paintings reflect all the characteristics from the visual relationships our eyes record to the subtleties of the subconscious.

EDUCATION

Texas Woman’s University
Masters of Fine Art in painting, May 2015

University of North Texas
Bachelors of Fine Art with concentration in painting, August 2010

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Environmental Awareness, Exhibit by Aberson, Tulsa, OK, 2017
New Aisle Paintings, Galeria de la Rosa, Fort Worth, TX, 2016

#interiors from @instagram, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX, 2016
Cupcakes, Ro2 Art at Fluellen Cupcakes, Dallas, TX, 2014
Reality Bites, Ro2 Art at Magnolia Theater, Dallas, TX, 2013
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2016
Solo, Ro2 Art Project Room, Dallas, TX, 2016
One, Art Room Gallery, Fort Worth, TX, 2016
Art For Advocacy, Featured Artist, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2015
Anything but Ordinary, Bryant St. Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 2015
New Works, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, 2015
Chaos, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX, 2015
Clear Reflections, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, 2015
Yeah, It's Salon Style, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX, 2015
Pool Party, Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX, 2015
Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2015
The John Weinkein Juried Student Exhibition, Denton, TX, 2015
For Real, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX, 2015
Ten, Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC, 2015
Post-Presence, Pop Up Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2014
Domestic Familiarity, Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX, 2014
August 8th Opening, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, 2014
CHAOS, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX, 2014
Fresh Blood, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, 2014
Hunting Art Prize Gala, Friedkin Companies Campus, Gulf States Toyota, Houston, TX, 2014
Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2014
TWU Research Symposium, Presentation, Denton, TX, 2014
Joanie's Bridge Brunch, Benefit for Dallas Homeless Shelter, Dallas, TX, 2014
Ro2 Art at The Magnolia, Dallas, TX, 2014
Through a Different Lens, Selected Works, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2014
Texas Women’s University Selected Works, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2014
Objectified, Ro2 Art Downtown, Dallas, TX, 2013
Art for Advocacy, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2013
Fall with the GAP, 010 Gallery at TWU, Denton, TX, 2013
Group Show, Ro2 Downtown Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2013
Group Show, Gallery at Midtown, Dallas, TX, 2012
Zamora Art Exhibition, Cross Timbers Gallery, Stephenville, TX, 2012
Small Works Show, Ro2 Art Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2012
4on4, Invitational Group Show, Rising Gallery, Dallas, TX 2012
Group Show, Oxide Gallery, Denton, TX, January 2011
Group Show, Oxide Gallery, Denton, TX, November 2010
Group Show, Oxide Gallery, Denton, TX, October 2010
Group Show, Oxide Gallery at Banter, Denton, TX, September 2010
BFA Exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX, August 2010
COLLECTIONS

Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, TX, 2013
Fluellen Cupcakes, Dallas, TX, 2013
Jordan Winery, Healdsburg, CA, 2011
Big Red, Austin, TX, 2010
PUBLICATION

New American Paintings, #126, West, 2016
Art Materials, Quarto Publications, 2016
CBS DFW, Fresh Faces of DFW: Contemporary New Artist, 2015
The English Room, Artist Spotlight, 2015
Mist Gallery, Artist Feature, 2015
Houston Press, Pool Party Review, 2015
Papercity, Splash, 2015
The Huffington Post, A Hyperrealism That Questions Reality, 2015
New American Paintings, #114, West, 2014
Painting in Acrylics, The Indispensable Guide, Quarto Publications, 2014
LECTURES

“For Real” Art Talk, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX 2015
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct, Painting I & II, Grayson County College, Denison, TX, 2016
Adjunct, Art Appreciation, Grayson County College, Denison, TX, 2016
Adjunct, Painting I, Grayson County College, Denison, TX, 2015
Adjunct, Painting II, Grayson County College, Denison, TX, 2015
Adjunct, Art Appreciation, Grayson County College, Denison, TX, 2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Intro to Painting, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX 2015
AWARDS

Honorable Mention, Crushed Can, 30"x30", Still Life, Art-Competition.net, 2015
First Place, Cold Brew, 24"x24", Denton , TX 2015
Honorable Mention, Well Read, 60"x30", Still Life, Art-Competition.net, 2014
First Place, Wine Corks, 18"x18", Gustine, TX 2014
Best of Show, Wine Corks, 18"x18", Gustine, TX 2014
Hunting Art Prize Finalist, 2014
First Place, The Traveler, 20"x20", Gustine, TX 2011
Best of Show, The Traveler, 20"x20", Gustine,TX 2011
First Place, Three Old Ladies, 24”x18”, Gustine, TX 2009
Best of Show, Boy in Pokémon Shirt, 24”x18”, Gustine, TX 2009
MURALS

Waymire Mural, Argyle, TX 2010
Old Post Office Museum Director Mural, Bryson, TX 2008
Mi Familia Mural, Graham, TX 2007, Graham, TX 2007

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