James Volkert
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James W Volkert

48 Southshore Lane
Conway, AR, 72032
501.259.8922
jvolkert@sbcglobal.net

For 35 years, James Volkert has worked in museums including 20 years at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Most recently, he was the associate director of the National Museum of the American Indian. In addition to conducting exhibition workshops throughout the world, he taught exhibition development at the George Washington University for 10 years.

He has now returned to making art. Listed are recent exhibitions.


_ Exhibitions_

o South Bend Museum of Art, %Re-Imagining American Art: Recent Work of James Volkert, solo exhibition, 2017, South Bend, IN

o Arkansas Arts Center, 59th Delta Exhibition Juried regional exhibition, 2017, Little Rock, AR

o Sangre de Christo Art Center, Representing the West; A New Frontier, Juried National Exhibition, 2017, Pueblo, CO

o Art7 Gallery, REM, Juried National Exhibition, 2016, Ft. Worth, TX

o LA Artcore, 2nd Annual On-line Competition, Juried National Exhibition, 2016, Los Angeles, CA

o Drawl Southern Contemporary Art, The Gun Show, Juried National Exhibition, 2016, Little Rock, AR

o Studio Channel Islands, Dynamic, Juried National Exhibition, 2016, Camarillo, CA, 1st Place

o Art7 Gallery, Curvature Juried National Exhibition, 2015, Ft. Worth, TX
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o Sylvia White Gallery, Affordable Art Fair, 2015, New York, NY

o Art7 Gallery,I am, You are, Juried National Exhibition, 2015, Ft. Worth, TX

o Art7 Gallery, Americana, Juried National Exhibition, 2015, Ft. Worth, TX

o Ft. Smith Regional Art Museum (FSRAM), RE:history, Solo
Exhibition, 2013-2014, Ft. Smith, AR

o Sylvia White Gallery 2013 Summer Invitational Exhibition,
2013, Ventura, CA

o Sylvia White Gallery Collector's Choice International Juried
Exhibition, 2013, Ventura, CA

o ArtSpace, Fine Contemporary Craft National Juried Exhibition,
2013, Raliegh, NC

o Arkansas Art Center 38th Toys Designed by Artists National
Juried Exhibition, 2012, Little Rock AR

o Sylvia White Gallery National Juried Invitational, 2012
Ventura, CA

o Historic Arkansas Museum The JV Double, 2011
Little Rock, AR

o Arkansas Art Center Toys Designed by Artists, 2010
Little Rock, AR

o Arkansas Art Center Toys Designed by Artists, 2006
Little Rock, AR

Collections

Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, AR

Grand Valley State University Museum, Allendale, MI

Numerous private collections

Education

o University of California, Davis, B.A., Fine Arts 1970
o Art Center College of Design, M.F.A., 1977