Archive for October 19, 2010

Artist of the Moment… James S. StromBotne



This artist is an American artist born in South Dakota in 1934. He is known for his emotionally charged figure paintings. He attended college in California as well as in Italy.

In 1962 he won the Guggenheim award and an article also appeared in Time magazine. His first one man show was in San Francisco in the 1950s. His paintings can be found

in the Museum of Modern Art as well as the Whitney.


The actor Jack Nicholson has 20 of his paintings. A few years ago he retired from teaching at the college level and now paints every day in his studio in California.