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James Schatz

James Schatz

Medium sculpture

Website https://jschatz.com

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LocationBoothbay Harbor, ME

Artist
 
January 2004 - present
Founded J Schatz in 2004 as a place for playful, glossy, and bright utilitarian objects and art that are engaging and fun. Over 28,000 wonder-certified products have been sold to satisfied customers throughout all fifty states and in 14 countries around the world.
 
January 2000
Four Walls San Francisco
Solo show  called “Over Easy” which featured video, photographs and sculpture.
 
1997-1999
Organized several solo shows in San Francisco which featured my photographs, usually accompanied by live music.
 
1994-1997
Participated in several group shows in San Francisco including Fanta at Kiki Gallery, Foto! at Showroom Gallery and the 1997 Juried Show at The Luggage Store.
 
Curator
 
November 1996 - February 1999
Scene/Escena Gallery 44 San Carlos Street, San Francisco.
Founder and curator of this gallery for two years, showcasing emerging Bay Area Artists.  
 
October 1998
SAP Art Fair
Co-curator and organizer of this one day event which coincided with the SF International Art Exposition. Julie Deamer and myself organized 30 artists, 12 bands, and one performance artist for a one day event at the Lanai Motel on Lombard Street.  It had an attendance of about 4,000 people and received a lot of local press coverage.
 
Background
 
San Francisco State University BA Fine Arts
Awarded the Jules H. Strauss Photography Scholarship 1993.
Graduated June 1994