Terrell James

1955 Born, Houston, TX
1977 B.A., University of the South, Sewanee, TN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010
Jason McCoy Inc., Terrell James: Mooring, New York, NY.

2009
Barry Whistler Gallery, Terrell James: Announcement, Dallas, TX 

2008
Devin Borden Hiram Butler, Terrell James: Preoccupations, Houston, TX
Gerald Peters Gallery, Terrell James, Dallas TX

2007
Jason McCoy, Inc., Place for Two Stones, (one previous exhibition 2004), September, New York, NY (catalogue).
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery (ten previous exhibitions beginning 1991), May, Houston, TX.

2006
Froelick Gallery, Drawing into Painting, (five previous exhibitions beginning 1996), Portland, OR.

2005
Gerald Peters Gallery (previous exhibition 2003; Pillsbury Peters 2001, catalogue), Dallas, TX.

1997
Art Museum of South Texas, Terrell James, Corpus Christi, TX (catalogue).

1992
Loyola University, Downtown Gallery, The Quiet Birth of an Island, New Orleans, LA.

1991
C.G. Jung Center, The Lure of Things That are Seen and Heard, Houston, TX.

1989
Graham Gallery, Archaic Figures, (three previous exhibitions), Houston, TX.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007
Museo de la Nacion, Amistad, curated by Gus Kopriva, Lima, Peru (catalogue).
Froelick Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, Portland, OR
Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX (twelve previous group exhibitions).

2006
Arlington Museum of Art, curated by Anne Allen, Arlington, TX.
Museum of Shanghai, Houston Contemporary, China (catalogue).
Sin Sin Fine Art, Three, US, Hong Kong (catalogue).
Froelick Gallery, Beastiary, Portland, OR (nine previous group exhibitions).

2005
Houston Museum of Contemporary Craft and Heritage Gallery,
Empty Bowls Project, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Houston, TX.
Art League of Houston, Heritage Gallery, Independent Vision, curated by Debbie McNulty, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Building, Houston, TX.
Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, curated by Edmund P. Pillsbury, Barrett Collection, Dallas, TX (catalogue).

2004
Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, curated by Valerie Olsen and Joe Havel, Faculty Exhibition, Houston, TX, (catalogue).
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Drawing, Houston, TX, (fourteen previous group exhibitions).

2003
Dallas Museum of Art, Recent Acquisitions, Dallas, TX.
Free International University World Art Collection, Ongoing Installation, Zeiss, The Netherlands.

2002
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR.

2000
Museum of Fine Arts, Works on Paper: Acquisitions 1997-2000, Houston, TX.
Old Jail Art Center, Leandro Erlich, Joseph Havel, Terrell James, Dean Ruck, curated by Hiram Butler, Albany, TX.

1999
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Sensibilities: From Representation to Abstraction, China.

1997
Galveston Arts Center, With a Quiet Strength: Virgil Grotfeldt Terrell James, curated by Clint Willour, TX.

1995
Museum of Fine Arts, Texas Modern and Post Modern, curated by Alison de Lima Greene, Houston, TX.

1994
Centro Cultural-Arte Contemporaneo, Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Mexico City, Mexico.

1993
The Contemporary Arts Museum, Seeing the Forest Through the Trees, curated by Lynn M. Herbert, Houston, TX.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2007
Hopps, Walter & Stephanie Buhmann, essays accompanying exhibition. Terrell James: Place for Two Stones, Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, NY.
Museo de la Nacion, Amistad, curated and written by Gus Kopriva, Lima, Peru.

2006
Zhu, Christopher & Gus Kopriva, Houston Art, Shanghai Museum of Art. “A ‘Sea’ of Abstract Expression,” D.K. Row, The Oregonian, March 23, pp. 32, 36.
Knudson, Chris. Arts Houston Magazine, April.
American Art Collector, February 2006, page 96.
Lee-Dufy, Jade. “Preview: Prints – Limited Editions and Monotypes,” J, South China Morning Post, January 12, 2006, Arts Section, p. 3.
Prints: Limited Editions and Monotypes, Sin Sin Fine Art Ltd., Hong Kong.
James, Terrell. “Cy Twombly,” Houston Chronicle, April 24.
Walter Hopps: Standing Sideways; An ongoing conversation with
Terrell James and Virgil Grotfeldt,
Glasstire.com., May 16.

2004
Hopps, Walter, essay accompanying exhibition The Painting of Terrell James, Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, NY.
Glassell School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Houston, TX.

2003
Anspon, Catherine. “City Focus: Houston,” ArtNews (February) pp. 76-80.

2001
Pillsbury, Edmund P. & Robert R. Littman. Impression and Sensation: The Painting of Terrell James. Dallas: Pillsbury and Peters Fine Art, Ltd.
Gray, Lisa. “About Time: Terrell James” Houston Press (April 26): pp. 12-13.

2000
Greene, Alison de Lima. Texas: 150 Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. pp. 44, 71, 144, 145, 153, 236, 240.
James, Terrell. “Twentieth Anniversary Issue: Art Editor’s Commentary,” Gulf Coast Magazine (April): pp. 145-146.

1999
Hicks, Tracy & Michael Odum. BIO: Between Image and Object.
Arlington Arlington Museum of Art, VA.

1996
Davenport, Bill. “Terrell James,” ArtNews (May): p. 142
Edwards, Jim et al. Texas Dialogues: Dallas, Houston, San Antonio. San Antonio Blue Star.
Moore, Sylvia and Donna Tennant. No Bluebonnets, No Yellow Roses: Essays on Texas Women in the Arts. New York: Midmarch Arts Press, pp. 64-73.
Gambrell, Jamey. “Art Capital of the Third Coast,” Art in America, pp. 188-191, April.

GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS

2009
Mural completed, “Village,” spanning forty feet, Azuma Robata Grill, Houston.

Commissioned paintings, private and public spaces, Sands Hotel Macao, China.

Installation: One Mural, One Painting, Gensler Architects Houston Office, March - June.

2008
Texan French Arts Alliance Art Recognition Award.

2007
Installation wall, Avant Garden, Houston.

Commissioned paintings, private suites and residences, The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and White Plains, N.Y.2003

Hilton Americas, Houston, TX, three large paintings commissioned for lobby.

1986/7
Creative Artist Program Award, Cultural Arts Council of Houston (selection committee: Sam Gilliam, Neil Printz, and Linda Shearer).

1980
Sailpiece, Houston Festival commission, Houston, TX.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Casa Lamm/Televisa Cultural Foundation and Museum, Mexico, D.F.
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Portland Art Museum, OR
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY