James David Thomas

Born 1957

Year/Birthplace

  • 1957 – Olympia, Washington, US

Education

  • 1984 - Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design, B.F.A., Painting
  • 1980 - Barstow Community College

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2007 - Studio Channel Islands Art Center, Camarillo, CA
  • 2006 - Sullivan Goss Gallery, Montecito, CA
  • 2006 - Plaza Gallery, Oxnard, CA
  • 2005 - Art Center DA, Kyung Buk, Korea
  • 2003 - Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1998 - Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  • 1995 - Jamison/Thomas Gallery. Portland, OR
  • 1995 - Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1994 - Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1993 - Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 1992 - Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
  • 1992 - Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 1990 - Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1990 - Lucy Berman Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
  • 1988 - Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2007 - “If the Oceans Don’t Make It, How Will We?”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2006 - “Security”, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2005 - “Gallery Artists Part II”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2005 - “Trees and Trains”, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2004 - “Romancing Nature”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2004 - “10th Annual Group Invitational”, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2004 - “The Waters Re-Glitterized” SCAPE, Corona Del Mar, CA
  • 2003 - “8th Annual Small Images Show”, Sullivan/Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2001 - “Black and White, and One Blue Too”, CS Fine Art, Montrose, CA
  • 2001 - “Selected Artists”, Terrence Rogers , Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2001 – “Treasures”, Terrence Rogers Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA,
  • 1999 - “Art Auction 8”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
  • 1997 - “Traditions Abandoned, Retained”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
  • 1996 - “City of Vapor”, Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1995 - “Fifteen Years”, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 1994 - “External Views, Internal Perceptions”, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
  • 1994 - “Public Encounters”, Bush Art Center, Salem, OR
  • 1993 - “The Art of Microsoft”, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 1993 - “Daylights Fantasy..The Nights Dark Side”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
  • 1991 - “The Landscape, A 20th Century Vision, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA
  • 1991 - “Urban Landscape I”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park
  • 1991 - “Issue Earth” Loma Linda University Gallery, Riverside, CA
  • 1991 - “The Edge of Night”, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
  • 1991 - “Spacious Skies”, Rutgers Barclay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1989 - “Small Works “ Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 1987 - “Emerging California Artists”, Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1986 - “86th Annual Invitational”, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
  • 1986 - Desert West Annual, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA
  • 1986 - Long Beach Art Association, Long Beach, CA
  • 1996 - 2006 The Venice Artwalk, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Bibliography

  • 2007 - Haiku Works” Exhibition Catalog, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2005 - Gallery Artists Part II”, Exhibition Catalog, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2005 - “Romancing Nature”, Art News Art Review, March 2005
  • 2004 - Art News Full Color Ad, December, 2004
  • 2004 - “Romancing Nature”, Exhibition Catalog, Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2004 - “MediaSpace – Place, Scale and Culture in a Media Age”, Routledge Publications, UK
  • 2003 - “Something Spatial in the Air”, Routledge Publications, London, UK
  • 2003 - “Big Ideas, Small Packages”, Art Review, Santa Barbara News-Press, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1999 - Hemispheres In-Flight Magazine, Cover and Profile. United Airlines, October 1999
  • 1998 - “City of Vapor” American Artist Magazine, July 1998
  • 1996 - “Trends in Representational Painting”, Southwest Art Magazine, February 1996
  • 1992 - “Contemporary Landscape Painting”, Artweek, September 1992
  • 1991 - “Issue Earth”, Exhibition Catalog, Loma Linda University, Riverside, CA
  • 1991 - Journal North Art Review, Santa Fe,
  • 1990 - Los Angeles Times Art Review, July 24, 1990
  • 1989 - Los Angeles Times Art Review, July 21, 1989
  • 1989 - Los Angeles Times Art Review, March 21, 1988
  • 1987 - Exhibition Catalog, “Emerging California Artists”, LA Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1986 - San Diego Union Art Review, October 20, 1986

Selected Collections

  • John Nichols, Taos, NM
  • Josh Leo, Nashville, TN
  • Tom Wudl, Los Angeles, CA
  • Peter Shire, Los Angeles, CA
  • Kevin Coop, Lake Sherwood, CA
  • John Van de Kamp, Pasadena, CA
  • Stuart & Ursula Wolff, Westlake Village, CA
  • John and Catherine Giesecke, Greycliffe, MT
  • Pamela & Roger Birnbaum, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Robert Wagner, Los Angeles, CA
  • Saks Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR
  • Nabisco Corporation, Atlanta, GA
  • Oracle Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Coldwell Banker, Los Angeles, CA
  • Namura Securities, Los Angeles, CA
  • Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
  • Homestore.com, Westlake Village, CA
  • Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mckenna, Conner & Cuneo, Los Angeles, CA
  • General Electric Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
  • Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Susan Appel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Paul Jenkin, Porter Ranch, CA
  • Joseph Shew, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hilary Brace, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Bryan Cook, Santa Monica, CA
  • Patricia Koch, New York City, NY
  • John & Kathy Carl, Burbank, CA
  • Trink and Ernie Schurian, Vancouver, WA
  • Mr. & Mrs. Monte Rifkin, Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Gabrielle Ghio, Encino, CA


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