“This is a cultural study of a strongly sunlit man displaying both his religious and political faiths, in some ways at odds with each other, based on a photo I took on a street in Havana, Cuba.”

As a fine artist, photographer and graphic designer for more than 40 years, James has honed his creative skills within a wide variety of fine and digital art disciplines. After a successful career as a designer, illustrator, and art director for such firms as NBC and CNBC, he created large mural installations for hospitals and universities including NY Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, and the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

His works in acrylic on canvas focus on contemporary realism in a wide variety of subject matter, with the emotive powers of light and form being his principle concern.