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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.

 

Old Mill in Winter by Jim Harris

 

Christmas at the Barn by Jim Harris

 

Red Bridge in Snow by Jim Harris

 

Christmas Eve by Jim Harris

 

Tenacity by Jim Harris

 

The Mentors by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Bird by Jim Harris

 

Sing by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Sea Turtle by Jim Harris

 

Fish Cousins by Jim Harris

 

Fish Target by Jim Harris

 

Red Square by Jim Harris

 

Indigo Skies by Jim Harris

 

Entangled by Jim Harris

 

Colorful Hope by Jim Harris

 

Faith-Hope-Love by Jim Harris

 

Temptation by Jim Harris

 

Rooted In Hope by Jim Harris

 

Hope 8 by Jim Harris

 

Hope 10 by Jim Harris

 

Hope 7 by Jim Harris

 

Hope 6 by Jim Harris

 

Yellow Line Rose by Jim Harris

 

Pink Line Rose by Jim Harris

 

Crab Silhouette by Jim Harris

 

Dragonfly Silhouette by Jim Harris

 

Hope by Jim Harris

 

Wildwood Park Goose by Jim Harris

 

Mallard by Jim Harris

 

Bright Butterfly by Jim Harris

 

Two Dragonflies by Jim Harris

 

Eight Tree Cats by Jim Harris

 

Five Owl Tree by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Floral Cross and Sunshine by Jim Harris

 

Bright Celtic Knot by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Pink Rose by Jim Harris

 

Butterfly in the Sun by Jim Harris

 

The Jester by Jim Harris

 

Stained Glass Butterfly by Jim Harris

 

Belle Grae Inn 2009 by Jim Harris

 

Speckled Hen by Jim Harris

 

Garlic by Jim Harris

 

french bread by Jim Harris

 

Onions by Jim Harris

 

Corn by Jim Harris

 

Cabbages by Jim Harris

 

Elainas Tiger by Jim Harris

 

Quilted Peace by Jim Harris