• CV

    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 Mary Williams Gallery, America the Beautiful, Boulder, CO, 2021

    o realART, Summer Show, Agoura Hills, CA, 2020

    o University of Texas at Tyler, Art & Art History, Juried national show, 2020,
    Tyer, TX

    o Sangre de Christo Art Center,Representing the West, Juried national
    exhibition, 2020, Pueblo, CO

    o Ft. Worth Community Art Center, Solo Show[down], Group Show, 2019, Ft.
    Worth, TX

    o Ft. Worth Community Art Center, Solo Show[down], 2018, Ft. Worth, TX

    o Regional Art Museum, RAM Invitational, 2018, Ft. Smith, AR

    o Lexington Art League, The Nude, Brutal Beauty, Juried national exhibition,
    2018, Lexington, KY

    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

    South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

    Numerous private collections

    Education

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