James Chisholm

Wonderstruck

October 1 - October 21, 2022

Reception: October 6, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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James Ross Chisholm’s paintings depict the scenic landscape of the Northeastern coast of the United States. In a nod to the French and American 19th-Century landscape painters, Chisholm works en plein air. By inserting himself directly into nature, Chisholm has developed an interest in how the atmospheric conditions influence his compositions. He welcomes nature’s accidents and uses the unpredictability as an artistic impetus. How will the cold impact his palette? Will the rain leave traces on his canvas? How will the light, color, or mood change?

Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Chisholm’s work can be found in collections throughout Massachusetts and New York. A graduate of Northeastern University, receiving his Bachelor of Science, Chisholm later attended the Boston Museum School and the Massachusetts College of Art where he received his Master of Science in Art Education and has been teaching art since 1973.

James Chisholm

Wonderstruck

October 1 - October 21, 2022

Reception: October 6, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Atkinson Common
Atkinson Common Memorial in Newburyport

38" x 46"

Newburyport Marsh
Newburyport Marsh

39" x 28"

Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-29
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-29

39" x 28"

Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-19
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-19

39" x 28"

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James Ross Chisholm’s paintings depict the scenic landscape of the Northeastern coast of the United States. In a nod to the French and American 19th-Century landscape painters, Chisholm works en plein air. By inserting himself directly into nature, Chisholm has developed an interest in how the atmospheric conditions influence his compositions. He welcomes nature’s accidents and uses the unpredictability as an artistic impetus. How will the cold impact his palette? Will the rain leave traces on his canvas? How will the light, color, or mood change?

Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Chisholm’s work can be found in collections throughout Massachusetts and New York. A graduate of Northeastern University, receiving his Bachelor of Science, Chisholm later attended the Boston Museum School and the Massachusetts College of Art where he received his Master of Science in Art Education and has been teaching art since 1973.

Atkinson Common
Atkinson Common Memorial in Newburyport
Newburyport Marsh
Newburyport Marsh
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-29
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-29
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-19
Ipswich River, Topsfield 3-19
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The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas
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