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Jim Harris

Jim Harris

Staunton, VA

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My philosophy of art is simple: I paint what I want; if someone else is moved by it, that's great! I derive great joy from selling my original paintings to people who truly love them!

JIm Harris ArtWorX Studio is my home studio from which I produce my "stained-glass-canvas" and "quilted-canvas" original acrylic and mixed-media paintings. I have a degree in art (oils, watercolor) from James Madison University, but my life took a different track, and for 37 years I have been an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. In 2004 I retired from full-time ministry, but I still serve in a part-time ministry setting.

My unique "stained-glass-canvas" and "quilted-canvas" creations are colorful acrylic paintings that tend to remind the viewer of stained glass or of quilts. I tend to use flowers, still-life, landscapes and nature as the subject matter, often influenced by the beautiful scenery that exists all around me in the Shenandoah Valley, where I chose to live. I also produce coastal-themed paintings for galleries on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

I sell my original works; (but not usually prints) and I price them very reasonably in order for ordinary folks to be able to afford them. When you purchase one of my works you become the owner of an orginal, unique piece of art that no one else in the world owns, and usually for under $150.00. My work is on display at the OASIS Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA, Skyline Cafe and Art, Massanutten, VA, R.R.Smith Center Museum Gift Shop, Staunton, VA, Virginia Accents, Staunton, VA, The Boardwalk Cafe, Waynesboro, VA, Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, VA, EXOTIQUE Gallery, Durham, NC, Gaskins Gallery, Avon, Outer Banks, NC, and at Indian Town Gallery, Buxton, Outer Banks, NC; I also sell small reproductions of my work as greeting cards.

 

Majestic Mountain by Jim Harris

 

Church in the Valley by the Wildwood by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Massanutten Peak Two by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Massanutten Peak by Jim Harris

 

Snowy Covered Bridge by Jim Harris

 

Pleasant Valley Station by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Winter Tree by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Fall Leaves by Jim Harris

 

Christmas Bridge by Jim Harris

 

Stem by Jim Harris

 

Indian Corn by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Curvy Snake by Jim Harris

 

Geese in Flight by Jim Harris

 

Red Roof Barn on Osceola Springs Road by Jim Harris

 

Old Barn on Keezletown Road by Jim Harris

 

Blown Away by Jim Harris

 

Barn on Springhill Road by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Baptism Icon by Jim Harris

 

Peace on Earth by Jim Harris

 

Hummingbird 4 by Jim Harris

 

Day Lily by Jim Harris

 

Pink Roses by Jim Harris

 

Wisdom Tree by Jim Harris

 

Cross No 9 by Jim Harris

 

America by Jim Harris

 

Tractor Cow Flag by Jim Harris

 

A River Runs Through It by Jim Harris

 

Tres Dolphins by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Fish by Jim Harris

 

An American Barn by Jim Harris

 

3 Butterflies on Blue by Jim Harris

 

4 Tulips and 2 Butterflies by Jim Harris

 

Red Highland County Barn by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Appalachian Sunset by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Bath County Barn by Jim Harris

 

Highland County Barn by Jim Harris

 

Tree of Grace - Spring by Jim Harris

 

Tree of Grace - Summer by Jim Harris

 

Tree of Grace - Autumn by Jim Harris

 

Tree of Grace - Winter by Jim Harris

 

Pelican Envy by Jim Harris

 

Green Spring Morning by Jim Harris

 

Island Ford Barn 2 by Jim Harris

 

Under Threat of a Storm 2 by Jim Harris

 

With Apologies to Vincent by Jim Harris

 

Love by Jim Harris

 

Joy by Jim Harris

Joy

 

Family by Jim Harris