RESUME

Born:      1941, Waco, Texas

Present:   Professor Emeritus of Art, Texas Christian Univerity

Education:
1967       The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, Master of Fine Arts, major in painting
1965       Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in painting


 

 

Texas State Artist Of The Year (2D), 2013
Texas Commission On The Arts

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016      ASU:  Henry Edwards Distinguished Lectureship in Art     Exhibition and lecture at Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas

2014       Jim Woodson  Desert Tempo Recollections  Valley House Gallery  Dallas, Texas

2014        Resolved Coalescing Continuum   Jim Woodson  Fort Worth Community Art Center  Fort Worth, Texas

2013        Time Again: Jim Woodson       Moudy Gallery, The Art Galleries at TCUTexas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

2013        Jim Woodson: Active Sight and the Landscape   Wade Wilson Art   Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013        The Paths to Abstraction: Paintings by Otis Hubbard and Jim Woodson   William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, Texas

2011          Jim Woodson: Conflated Intuitive Transitions, Landscapes of the High Desert, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas

2009          Time Mediated Anomalies:  High Desert Paintings of James Woodson, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas

2008          Jim Woodson:  Continuous Mediating Contingencies:  Paintings of the High Deserts of Texas and New Mexico, Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Dallas, Texas

2007          Jim Woodson: Paintings, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco,Texas

2003          Its About Time: Paintings by Jim Woodson, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, Illinois

2002          Jim Woodson: Over Time, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany,Texas

2000          Jim Woodson, It’s About Time, Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

2000          Jim Woodson: Big Bend Bifurcation, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston,Texas

1994          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, January Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

1993          August Stone II, Fort Worth Artists and Company, Fort Worth, Texas

1991          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

1991          Jim Woodson, Unifying Myths, Recent Paintings, Beverly Gordon Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1990          Jim Woodson, Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, Texas

1985          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

1985          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, Gardiner Art Gallery, Bartlett Center for Studio Arts, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1985          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, Fort Worth Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

1984          Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, Waco Art Center, Waco Texas

1983          Jim Woodson Recent Paintings, East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas

1982          Jim Woodson, Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

1980          Focus: Jim Woodson, The Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

1978          Jim Woodson, Art Department Gallery, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas

1977          Jim Woodson, Carlin Galleries, Fort Worth, Texas

1976          Jim Woodson, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

1974          Jim Woodson, Shasta College Gallery, Shasta College, Redding, California

1972          Jim Woodson, Vacaville Art Center, Vacaville, California

1968          Jim Woodson, thesis exhibition, University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

1967          Jim Woodson, Maverick Studios, Austin, Texas


Selected Group Exhibitions since 1979:

2014        Summer Cut   Valley House Gallery and Sculpture Garden  Dallas, Texas

2013        The Paths to Abstraction: Paintings by Otis Hubbard and Jim WoodsonWilliam Reaves Fine Art   Houston, Texas

2013        Like       Artspace 111   Fort Worth, Texas(Group exhibition)

2013        A Tribute to Texas Rivers      William Reaves Fine Art   Houston, Texas(Group Exhibition)

2011        FRESH AND SALTY   A Splashing ExhibitionValley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden   Dallas Texas 

2011          Dallas Art Fair, FIG Building, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)

2011          Fresh & Salty, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2009          Thank You Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2009          Experiencing Perspectives, Daimler Financial Services, Fort Worth, Texas

2008          Texas Tour: 100 Years of Texas Landscape Painting, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2007          Insights: Art Faculty Annual Exhibition, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas; Also 2003, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1987,1986,1977, 1974

2006          Close Proximity, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, Texas

2006          Sacred Landscapes: Collins/Dixon/Woodson, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas

2006          Despoblado Update, four person invitational, curated by Daniel Blagg, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2005          The Barrett Legacy: exhibition of paintings from the collection of Richard and Nona Barrett, Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

2005          Richard Martinez and Jim Woodson, The Gallery at UTA, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

2005          Double Vision: Exhibiting Contemporary Texas Artists for Twenty-five Years, Invitational Exhibition, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

2003          Despoblado: The Uninhabited Land, Joan Zalenski, Jim Woodson, James Malone, Dennis Blagg, Four Walls Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

2002          I-45, invitational, Lowell Collins Gallery, Houston, Texas

2001          Place: Day/Night Large Paintings by Fort Worth Artists: Daniel Blagg and Jim Woodson, two person exhibition, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas

2000          American Artists of Florence Biennale, Orensanz Center for the Arts, New York, New York

1999          Biennale Internazionale Dell¹Arte Contemporanea, international invitational exhibition, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy

1999          A Sense of Place; Landscape Painting Now, invitational exhibition, J. Cacciola Galleries, New York, New York

1998          The Figure, invitational exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1996          Ten Plus One, curated by Wade Wilson, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, Texas

1995          The Landscape-Five Views, invitational exhibition, curator: Mary Lampe, Arts Council of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

1995          The Figure: Works by Seven Artists, invitational exhibition, curator: Kevin Curry, Hickory Street Annex, Dallas, Texas

1993          Reunion: The Young Texas Artists Series, invitational, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

1993          Five Painters: works by Christopher Hocking, David McCullough, Bill Wiman, Dwayne Maxwell and Jim Woodson, University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

1992          20th Anniversary Exhibition, The Art Center, Waco, Texas

1991          A Sense of Place-Recent Acquisitions, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas

1990          Ed Blackburn, Linda Blackburn, James Woodson and Gordon Young, Brazos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, Texas

1989          Ad Infinitum, invitational, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas

1989          Landscape, Moss/Chumley Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1988          Images of a Summer Vacation, invitational, Galleries of The Crescent, Dallas, Texas

1988          A Texas Dozen, Moss/Chumley Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1988          Landscape, invitational exhibition, curated by Jurgen Strunk, The Haggerty Gallery, The University of Dallas, Dallas, Texas

1987          Paradigms On Paper, invitational exhibition, Nave Museum, Victoria, Texas

1987          Art in the Metroplex, juried exhibition, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

1986          The Texas Time Machine, sesquicentennial invitational exhibition, curator: Joan Seeman-Robinson, The Cullen Center, Houston, Texas

1986          The Texas Time Machine, Sheraton Gallery, Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Towers, Dallas, Texas

1986          OSU-TCU: Faculty Exchange Exhibition, Gardiner Art Gallery, Bartlett Center for Studio Arts, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

1985          Texas Artists, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas

1985          Jim Woodson, Ed Blackburn, and Linda Blackburn, The Art Department Gallery, Fine Arts Building, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

1985          ETSU-TCU: Faculty Exchange Exhibition, East Texas State University Art Gallery, East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas

1983          Art in the Metroplex, juried exhibition, juried by Barbara Rose, Moudy Exhibition Hall, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

1980          Landscape, DW Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1980          Perceptions, Huzzo-Blamb Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

1980          Introductions, two person exhibition, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas

1980          Contemporary Realism, Mattingly Baker Gallery, Dallas, Texas

1979          Made in Texas, invitational exhibition of 76 Texas artists, University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

1979          Jim Woodson and David Conn, Art Department Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

1979          18 Texans, Art Gallery, Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas

 
Selected Literature:

LANGDON REVIEW OF THE ARTS IN TEXASVolume 10   an annual review   Featured visual artist with essay by Kevin Kaiser, 2013.

“James Woodson’s desert vistas, Time Mediated Anomalies:  High Desert Paintings of James Woodson” The Grace Museum Artifacts, May-August 2009, p. 3.

Sacred Landscapes, The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2006.

Catherine Anspon, “Emerging Artist Jim Woodson,” Art and Antiques magazine, pp. 48-51, Jan. 2002.

Rachel Bounds, Place: Day/Night, Large Paintings by Fort Worth Artists: Daniel Blagg and Jim Woodson, exhibition catalogue, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas, 2002.

Patrick Kelly, Jim Woodson: Over Time, Paintings of West Texas and Big Bend, exhibition catalogue, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas, 2002.

Mike Daniel, “Landscape Shows in Arlington,” The Dallas Morning News, November 23, 2001.

Janet Tyson, “Jim Woodson, It’s About Time,” ARTLIES, Number 29, Winter 2000-2001, p. 60.

Anne Helmreich, Jim Woodson Its About Time, exhibition catalogue, Texas Christian University, 2000.

“Jim Woodson, Artist: Nothing’s Broke,” Fort Worth Weekly The Arts, February 1999.

Suzanne Ahktar, “It Figures,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, October 1998.

Andy Greisler, “Artists Add Up to a Perfect 11,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 1996.

Janet Tyson, “Through A Glass Evocatively,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, February 1994.

Reunion: The Young Texas Artist Series, exhibition catalogue, Amarillo Art Center, 1993.

Janet Tyson, “Making Big Bend the Backdrop of Carmen,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 4, 1991.

Janet Tyson, “Art Notes,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 3, 1991.

Janet Kutner, “Top Attraction,” The Dallas Morning News, February 15, 1991.

Janet Tyson, “A Dry Region Gets a Lush Treatment,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 28, 1991.

Ron Boyd, “Unifying Myths,” Dallas Times Herald, January 27, 1991.

David Smith, “Unifying Myths,” The Press, Lancaster, Texas, January 25, 1991.

Janet Kutner, “Offbeat Views of Texas History,” Dallas Morning News, July 8, 1986.

Texas Time Machine, exhibition catalogue, The Cullen Center, 1985.

Jim Woodson: Recent Paintings, exhibition catalogue, Waco Art Center, 1984.

Susan Freudenheim, “Jim Woodson: Illusions and Reality,” Texas Homes, pp.15-16, August 1983.

Mark Thistlewaite, “Jim Woodson,”  Artspace Magazine, Spring 1983, pp. 60-61, Geometric Landscape reproduced on the cover.

Made in Texas, invitational exhibition of 76 Texas artists, University Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1979.

Mark Thistlewaite, “Jim Woodson,” Art Voices/South, September/October 1979, p. 57.

18 Texans, exhibition catalogue, Corpus Christi State University, 1979.

Young Texas Artists Series, exhibition catalogue, The Art Gallery, March 1978, p. 115.

 
Selected Public Collections:

Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), Dallas, Texas

Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas

BNSF Railway, Fort Worth, Texas

Corpus Christi National Bank, Corpus Christi, Texas

The El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas

Frito-Lay, Dallas, Texas

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas

Genstar Ltd., San Francisco, California

GTE Directories, Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Dallas, Texas

Laverne Stanley and Associates, Fort Worth, Texas

Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, Texas

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

Overton Park Bank, Fort Worth, Texas

The San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo Texas

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas

Union Pacific Resources Co., Fort Worth, Texas

The University of Dallas, Irving, Texas

The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

XTO Energy, Fort Worth, Texas

Dallas Country Club

The City of Fort Worth