Thursday, December 3, 2009
James Lumbers, Eclectic Artist.
The New Tenant, by James Lumbers
I could rewrite James Lumber's personal biography, but rather then do that I invite you to click here, to read it from his website.
Jim is a delightfully eclectic painter, who is unafraid to tackle subjects which are as diverse as portrait studies, landscapes, or works of natural realism. Speaking personally, I don't know how many times I have stopped and looked within Jim's works and seen the mystical presence of people who have lived before and whose intangible ghost like presences look out at his viewers.
Jim's skills are prodigious. He uses his artistic skills to search beyond and within his subjects.
His picture of the late, former Prime Minister of Canada, John Diefenbaker takes his viewers beyond the surface, into the very mind of the former lawyer who brought to public service years of legal study.
Lumbers also enjoys the great respect of envirionmentalists and naturalists who see his works advancing concern for the preservation and protection of our natural world.
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