Jim predominantly works with oil paint and he creates art that expresses his thoughts, emotions and dreams to create an emotional bond with the viewer. His art captures images of everyday life. He creates a visual comfort zone by using these recognizable images, but then juxtapose them by adding and subtracting lines, shapes and color to stir the viewer’s visual and visceral responses.
In portraiture, he captures his emotional response to the sitter’s presence. The totality of the image