Research Associate (Emphasis in Aesthetics and Conversational Theory),  The Oregon Institute of Creative Research + E4: Ethics, Æsthetics, Ecology, Education,

   Portland, OR

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

2017      Caldera, OR, Colloquium Residency

2016      Caldera, OR, Colloquium Residency



Milepost 5 Studios

850 NE 81st Ave #217

Portland, OR 97213


Old (now defunct) Studio: 619 Western Avenue

Seattle, WA Bohonus VR Photography



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, WA

2009       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



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



2012 - 2013       Challenger High School, presentations and discussions

2009 - 2012       The Seattle Group: founder, coordinator, and participant

2006 -2008        Artist Round Table: founder, coordinator, and participant

2009                  Pecha Kucha, Presentation



James J Brown



2016 - 2017      Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

2015 - 2017      COCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Seattle WA

2014 - 2015       Pierce County Chamber, Tacoma WA

2009 - 2017       Artist Trust, Seattle WA

2015 - 2017       Tacoma Historical Society, WA

1998 - 2017       Tacoma Art Museum, WA

2002 - 2017       Tacoma WA Historical Museum, WA

2014 - 2016       Spaceworks Tacoma, WA

2015 - 2017       The Seattle Star, WA


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