Doa 33 x 33 in. James has lived in massachusetts north carolina and florida first visiting palm beach county in 1976 for a painting trip.
Kerr s approach to oil painting is direct and colorist.
James p kerr paintings. An expansive landscape oil painting on canvas by boca raton florida artist and graphic designer james p. Kerr s work has been offered at auction multiple times with realized prices ranging from 160 usd to 3 000 usd depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Born in buffalo ny james kerr began his art studies at a young age.
James kerr artist with a established reputation. Bold color is the hallmark of painter james kerr an artist who maintains studios in both banner elk north carolina and boca raton florida. 4421 123 six forks rd.
Kerr is an american postwar contemporary painter who was born in 1953. Kerr american b 1953 was born in buffalo ny in 1953. Kerr was born in buffalo new york in 1953 and currently lives in delray beach florida.
Ss 29 25 x 29 25 in. Kerr studied drawing and portrait painting with lazlo szabo from 1964 to 1970 and landscape painting with carl illig in 1971. I have painted all my adult life and over the years have built an enviable reputation for gutsy abstracted work.
From 1975 to 1978 james maintained a studio in gloucester massachusetts. This impressive work draws its inspiration from both the impressionists and the works of twentieth century abstract painters to depict a meandering river and a stately western mountain range. He studied oil painting with laszlo szabo from 1964 1970 and carl illig in 1971.
10 to 6 and by appt. 1953 the old locust tree oil on linen signed at lower left inscribed by the artist on the verso presented in an american basswood frame designed and framed by the artist. All artwork and content copyright 2018 james p.
His interpretations of the mountain landscape are unique because he breaks free of the usual green brown grey mountain palette to include expanses of pink red bright blue and splashes of white. He studied with the late lazlo szabo a prominent portrait painter and carl llig a landscape artist. Kerr was born in buffalo new york in 1953.