Research Associate.  The Oregon Institute of Creative Research + E4: Ethics, Æsthetics, Ecology, Education. Portland, OR

Master of Public Administration, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA (current)

Bachelor of Arts (Emphasis in Philosophy), The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Pratt Fine Arts Center (Emphasis in Painting), Seattle, WA

Private Instruction (Emphasis in Composition) RICHART, Centralia, WA



2019 House on Metolius, OR, Colloquium & Artist Residency

2018 Silver Falls, OR, Colloquium & Artist Residency

2017     Caldera, OR, Colloquium & Artist Residency

2016     Caldera, OR, Colloquium & Artist Residency



Fulcrum Gallery Studios

1308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Tacoma, WA 98405


Defunct Studio: 619 Western Avenue

Seattle, WA Bohonus VR Photography



2019 Fulcrum Gallery, The Massification Project: A Study in Painting and Mixed Media, Tacoma, WA

2016 Bluebeard Coffee Rosters, Indeterminate Arrangements, Tacoma, WA

2016 Patterson Cellars, Art & Wine, Woodinville, WA

2012 Rare Medium Gallery, Stations, Seattle, WA

2011 Fourth Floor Gallery, Tracy and Tracy, Seattle, WA

2010 Gallery I/M/A, Now in this Time, Seattle, WA

2009 Gallery I/M/A, Introducing, Seattle, WA

2008 Blank Space, Ground to Pieces, Seattle, WA

2008 Studio Q Gallery, Crumbling the Order of Things, Seattle, WA

2005 Golden Shoe Gallery, New Works, Seattle, WA

2004 Elisabeth/Murry Gallery, New Works, Seattle WA



2017 Fulcrum Gallery, Artist Mythos, Tacoma, WA

2016 Patterson Cellars, Salon desArtistes: Walk this Way, Woodinville, WA

2016     Patterson Cellars, Group Show, Woodinville, WA

2015     1120 Creative House, Group Show, Tacoma, WA

2014     Tacoma Art Museum, Splash at the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2012     Bherd Gallery, This is not your Grandmothers Still Life, Seattle, WA

2012     Evergreen State College, S.O.S., Olympia, WA

2011 Art/Not Terminal Gallery, Rock the Terminal, Seattle, WA

2011     Rock/DeMent, 619/306, Seattle, WA

2011     Drum of the Draw, Invitational. Seattle, WA

2010     Ouch My Eye, Spirit Resonance, Seattle, W2009       Gallery I/M/A, Group, Seattle, WA

2009     Twilight Artist Collective, The Ontology of the Image, Seattle, WA

2009     Lawrimore Project, Art Auction, Seattle, WA

2008     Gallery I/M/A, Group Show, Seattle, WA

2008     Canvas Gallery, Three Ply Art Auction – H.E.R.O. American Wind Association, Seattle, WA

2008     The Art Monastery of Italy, Group, Everett, WA

2008     Canvas an Art Gallery, Implications of Weight, Seattle, WA

2007     Forgotten Works Gallery, New Works in Abstraction, Seattle, WA

2005     Golden Shoe Gallery, Group Show, Seattle, WA

2005     Blass Gallery, Group Show, Seattle, WA

2005     Modern Vila Gallery, Beach Coast, Cannon Beach, OR

2004     Golden Shoe Gallery, Group Show, Seattle, WA

2003      Consolidated Works, Group Show, Seattle, WA



2014     Spaceworks, Creative Enterprise Program

2013     Challenger High School, Outstanding Volunteer Award



2019 Medium, AI + NEWS, The Zero & The One: On Mark Tracy’s “The Massification Project”

2015     The News Tribune, Art & Culture, May

2012     City Arts, Visual Arts Review

2011     The Seattle Times, Loretta Pettway at Greg Kucera, a salute to the 619 Western Building artists

2009     The Seattle Group, The Ontology of the Image

2009     Liminil (interview)

2009     Lauren Broomall, Portraits of Life at Work: a field study of artists in their natural habitat, Web.

2009     Seattle Art Blog, A Bridge for the Deeper Felt Sentiments – Seldom Spoke

2009     Art Access, Group Show

2008     MARKART5, Ground to Pieces

2008     Seattle Art, July

2008     Art Access, Ground to Pieces

2007     James J. Brown, New Works Introduction



2019 Tacoma, WA, The Zero & The One: On Mark Tracy’s ‘The Massification Project’ by Jaden Adams, Ph.D., and joining discussion

2019 Portland, OR, Waiting: A Manifesto

2018                 Portland, OR, Research Presentation: For Those Who Can't Wait - Some Observations on the End of Thinking

2018                 Portland, OR,  Research Presentation: Art & Anachronism     

2018                 Tacoma, WA, Compression Conversation:  Art in the age of Super Intelligence

2017                 Tacoma, WA, Pecha Kucha :The End of Suffering and the Beginning of Pain

2012 - 2013     Puyullup, WA, Challenger High School: presentations and discussions

2009 - 2012     Seattle, WA, The Seattle Group: Art theory, practice, publications, and group shows

2006 - 2008     Seattle, WA, Artist Round Table: Conversation and planning

2009                 Seattle, WA, Pecha Kucha:  Ground to Pieces



James J Brown



2019                 Readings for Now Series (Mother Foucault's Books) Portland, OR

2019                 Sophia - The Society of Philosophers in America

2016 - 2019     Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2015 - 2019 COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Seattle, WA

2014 - 2018     Pierce County Chamber, Tacoma, WA

2009 - 2018     Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

2015 - 2019     Tacoma Historical Society, WA

1998 - 2019     Tacoma Art Museum, WA

2002 - 2019     Tacoma WA Historical Museum, WA

2014 - 2018     Spaceworks Tacoma, WA

2015 - 2019     The Seattle Star, WA

1996 - 2019 The Seattle Art Museum 

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