About the Artist:
Jim Draper grew up in Kosciusko, Mississippi, the geographical center of the state. He attended the University of Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1974 and he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia at Athens in 1978. He now lives in Jacksonville, Florida and has taught drawing and painting at Florida State College in Jacksonville, Flagler College in St. Augustine, and as a faculty member and Galleries Coordinator for the University of North Florida. He is currently retired from teaching and works full-time in the studio. His work, which includes drawing, painting, photography, video, and writing, is informed by journeys into the wilds of Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Past Solo Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas