tom james art
101 Elm Street
Glenview, IL 60025


Phone: 847 724-5120 847 724-5120




University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1973
Columbia College, Chicago,IL 1972
Bradley University, Peoria, IL 1969-72



New Trier Continuing Education Extension, Northfield, IL Developed an art program:
Creativity.cartooning, life drawing ,painting,drawing; begin.intermediate,advanced-abstract art 1992-date
Art Encounter, Evanston, IL -Drawing, Cartooning; l990-2003
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL Creativity Workshop
North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL Painting, Drawing,Life Drawing: 1989-2004
Oasis Senior Program, Northbrook, IL Drawing, Painting : 1989; l992 - 2002
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL Mini-Course Program - Drawing: 1980 - 1997
University of Wisconsin Green Bay, WI Summer Studio, High School Workshop -Life Drawing,
Painting, Drawing and Illustration: 1978 -2002


Vivid Gallery -WInnetka,IL  2016-2019
David Leonardis Gallery-Chicago 2019-2023
August House Gallery-1990-2023
Milwaukee Lakefront Art Festival-Milwaukee,Wi  2015-2016
Union Leaque CLub of Chicago-2013
Western Wisconsin Open Studio-2012,2013
August House Studio Representational Show-2015
August House Studios 25th Anniversary SHow-Chicago, IL 2011
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Racine,Wis. Invitational Group Show 2008
August House Studios-Blue Plate Special Invitational Show-Chicago,IL 2008
Northwestern University-Dittmar Gallery-Evanston,IL 2007 one person exhibit
August House Studios-Chicago,IL 2007 "Maps"exhibit
The NorthShore Country Day School//North Shore Art League Faculty Exhibit ,Winnetka, IL 2005
The Jungian Institute, Evanston,IL 2005 Group Show
August House Studios-Chicago,IL 2005 Group Show
The Jungian Institute, Evanston,IL 2005 Group Show
Morlen Sinoway Gallery-Chicago,IL-1994-2003
August House Studios-Chicago,IL-1994-2002
Peter Hurley Studio/Gallery Exhibit-Chicago, IL-1993
Dreamfast Gallery Spring Show-Chicago, IL-1993,1991
Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital Aids Benefit,
Invitational, Chicago, IL-l992
New Horizons Show-Chicago, IL-l992
Chicago House Aids Benefit, Invitational-Chicago, IL- l99l
Dreamfast Gallery, Chicago, IL- l99l
Fulton Street Gallery, Chicago, IL- l99l
Reclaimed-Recycled- Prairie Avenue Gallery-Chicago, IL-I990
New Horizons Show- Chicago, IL-l990
Evanston Vicinity Show, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL-1990 "The City, The Lake, The Prairie"
Northwestern University, Dittmar Gallery, Evanston.IL Evanston, IL- l990 "Natural Habitats"
Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL-1990- One person exhibit
Beverly Art Center, Beverly, IL-1989-1988- Regional Show
Coldhouse Soo Group Exhibit, Chicago, IL-l989
Gallery 6000, Niles, IL-l989
Partner's Gallery, Bethesda, MD -l989 -"Chicago Artists"
Quinlan Gallery- Chicago, IL -l988
Northwestern University-Dittmar Gallery-Evanston,Il. 1988 "Brother Sister "Exhibit
Northwestern Univeristy-Dittmar Gallery-Evanston,IL 1984 "Two Pals" Exhibit
Paul Klein Gallery- Chicago, IL-l988 "Endangered Species Show"
Dittmar Gallery- Northwestern University, Evanston, IL l986
Evanston, IL- l987 2-person show " Industrial Landscapes"
University of Wisconsin, Parkside, Kenosha, WI l987 One person exhibit
Union League of Chicago Regional Show-
Artemesia Gallery- Chicago, IL -l987
Old Orchard Juried Exhibit- Skokie, IL -1975to 2001
Campanile Gallery- Chicago, IL -l986 Corporate Art Show
Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL -
l986- “Brother-Sister Exhibit”
Artists Guild of Chicago Illustrators Gold Medal Show -
R.H. Love Gallery Chicago, IL l986
University of Wisconsin, Parkside, Kenosha, WI -l985
"Leaning Tower of Pisa Invitational"


Corporate Collections: 
Mcdermett,,Will and Emery,Chicago,IL
Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago,IL
Baxter Labs, Chicago, Ill.
Abbott Labs, North Chicago, IL
McDonald’s Corp., Oak Brook, IL
Cutler Financial Services, Deerfield, IL
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Chicago, IL
Searle Corporation, Skokie, IL
Wesley-Jesson Corporation, Chicago, IL
Blount Inc, Montgomery, ALA
Playboy  Enterprises, Chicago, IL
Hedrich Blessing Studios, Chicago, IL
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, Chicago, IL
ITT Power Systems, Galion, OH
Edens Bank, Wilmette, IL
Pfizer Pharmeceutical-Chicago,IL


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