James Spitzer Biography

James Spitzer




James Spitzer was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1936. He received his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Art and Masters of Fine Art degrees at University of Wisconsin. Spitzer taught at Colleges and Universities across the country, in New York, Arizona and Wisconsin. He later turned to full-time drawing, painting, woodcut and sculpture.

Spitzer exhibited extensively, and had his own solo shows at Carus gallery in New York City, New York University, Cornell College, Ithaca University, University of North Carolina, Southern Florida University, Sonoma State University. Spitzer now lives in Santa Rosa, California.

James Spitzer fused his woodcut murals into woodblock murals, while also working in acrylic. Currently, Spitzer is working in acrylic medium and his subjects are often abstractions, abstract landscapes and caricatured portraits.

Biography taken in part from www.jimspitzerart.wordpress.com