James Isherwood is a New York based painter whose work examines architecture and landscape within the surreal context of alternate realities, time, memory and place.
His paintings have been shown in New York, Toronto, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas and Valencia, Spain. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from Parsons School of Design in New York. Isherwood has been awarded residencies from The Constance Saltonstall Foundation For The Arts, (2022) Fellowship, Ithaca, New York; Willapa Bay AiR (2022), Oysterville, Washington; The Mabel Residency at The Norman Bird Sanctuary (2019), Middletown, RI and Virginia Center For Creative Arts, (2018) Robert Johnson Fellowship, Amherst, Virginia. Multiple works are represented in the US Department Of State Art Bank Collection, Washington D.C. and numerous private collections.
A solo exhibition opening in November 2022 is the inaugural show of Susan Eley Fine Art’s new location in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. In January 2023, a two-person exhibition of new paintings paired with painter Mike Childs will open at Susan Eley Fine Art, Hudson, NY. Recent solo exhibitions include Future Memory at Galeria Ana Serratosa; Valencia, Spain (2021-22). Two person exhibitions include Space Deconstructed at Susan Eley Fine Art, Hudson, NY (2021); A Sense Of Place at Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY (2019). Recent group exhibitions include Homegrown at Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY (2020); Friends From Social Media at Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia (2019).
James Isherwood was born in 1971 in Fall River, Massachusetts. Currently, Isherwood lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.