Tom James Bio

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 art program involving cartooning, life drawing, painting, drawing, creativity; 1992 - present
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 - 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 & iIllustration; 1978 - 2002

Group Show, August House Studios-Chicago,IL 2008-2009
Northwestern Universilty, Dittmar Gallery - Evanston, IL 2007 One person exhibit
Maps, August House Studios - Chicago, IL 2007
North Shore Country Day School/North Shore Art League Faculty Exhibit - Winnetka, IL
The Jungian Institute - Evanston, IL 2003 Group show
Morlen Sinoway Gallery - Chicago, IL 1994 to present
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
The City, The Lake, The Prairie, Evanston Vicinity Show, Evanston Art Center - Evanston, IL 1990
Natural Habitats, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL l990
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
Chicago Artists, Partner's Gallery - Bethesda, MD l989
Quinlan Gallery - Chicago, IL l988

Endangered Species Group Show
, Paul Klein Gallery - Chicago, IL l988
University of Wisconsin, Parkside - Kenosha, WI l987 One person exhibit
Union League of Chicago Regional Show 1987
Artemesia Gallery - Chicago, IL l987
Old Orchard Juried Exhibit - Skokie, IL 1975 - 2001
Campanile Gallery, Chicago, IL l986 Corporate art show           
Brother-Sister Exhibit, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University - Evanston, IL l986
Two Pals, Northwestern Univeristy, Dittmar Gallery - Evanston, IL 1984
Artists Guild of Chicago Illustrators Gold Medal Show           
R.H. Love Gallery - Chicago, IL l986
Leaning Tower of Pisa Invitational, University of Wisconsin, Parkside - Kenosha, WI l985
New Horizons in Art, Chicago Cultural Center l984
Bradley Print and Drawing Show - Peoria, IL l983
Evanston Regional Show, Evanston Art Center - Evanston, IL l986, 83, 82
Artist Guild of Chicago Painting Exhibit - Chicago, IL l980
Union League of Chicago, IL l976   
Woodfield Juried Show - Schaumberg, IL l976, 75
Highland Park Juried Show - Highland Park, IL l976, 75, 74
Lakehurst Juried Show - Gurnee, IL l975
Evanston Art Center - Evanston, IL l972 One person exhibit

University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI l972 Student show


Collections (partial list)
McDermott, Will and Emery, Chicago, IL
Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, IL
Baxter Labs, Chicago, IL
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, AL
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

Private Collections (partial list)
Dick and Anne Bailey, Toronto, Can
Alan and Caroline Olson, Boulder,colorado
Michael Moskow, Winnetka,IL
Burton Kanter Collection, Chicago, IL
Bill MacIntosh, Kenilworth, IL-NYC
Nate and Evelyn Grossman, Deerfield, IL
Barbara Villiger, Zurich, Switz.
Mitsuko Sawada, Toyko, Japan
Bill Gotfryd, Chicago, IL
William Lieberman, Chicago, IL
Janice Kanter, Chicago, IL
Nancy Tait, Oak Park, IL
Lonnie Essex, Chicago, IL
Morlen and Susan Kavanaugh Sinoway, Chicago, IL
Florette Camarata, San Francisco,CA
Janis Saltans, Chicago, IL
Francis and Pru Beidler III, Lake Forest, IL
Phil and Bette Bockley, Southern Pines, NC
Dr. Eric and Yvonne Kant, Wilmette, IL
Jack and Helen Malugen, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Herb Davidson, NYC
Marty Rosenthal, Telluride, CO
Sara Hirsch, Highland Park, IL
Dora Noble, London, England
Sam and Joan Ginsberg, Briarcliff, NY
Mitch and Pam McNeil, Oak Park, IL
Chuck and Pam Cohen, Highland Park, IL
Dave and Patty Bene, Lake Bluff, IL
Vickie Thorson, Tucson, AZ
Glenn and Julie Wiemer, Glenview, IL
Ron and Barbara Bell, Wilmette, IL
Jack and Katie Buckingham, Wilmette, IL
Jofrid Stavig-Steve Knoebber, Chicago, IL
Phil and Heidi Stucki-Larson, Kalamazoo, MI
Ari Furawa, Glenview, IL
Bob and Martha Ruschman, Evanston, IL


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