JAMES URBASKA

1960 Born in Billings, Montana

Education
1988 Vermont Studio Center
1984 Montana State University
1982 B.A. Wabash College

Solo Exhibitions
2016
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2014 
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2012
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2010
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2008
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2007
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC, Plein Air Paintings
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
2006
Botanica Fine Art, Bozeman, MT
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2005
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC
Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2004
Kimzey Miller Gallery, Seattle, WA
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
2002
Botanica Fine Art, Bozeman, MT, Oils
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
2000
Botanica Fine Art, Bozeman, MT, New Paintings
Gallery North Star, Grafton, VT
1999
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
1995
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, Intimate Landscapes
1992
Toucan Gallery, Billings, MT, Intimacies of Place
1990
Copley Gallery, Morrisville, VT
1989
Red Mills Gallery, Johnson, VT

Two Person and Group Exhibitions
 
2016
Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Responding to Place
2015
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME
2014
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME
2013
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, A Sense of Place, Views from the Region
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME
2012
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME
2011
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME
Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
2010
Bayview Gallery, Brunswick, ME, New Expressions
2009
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC
2008
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC
Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2007
Churchill Gallery, Newburyport, MA
2006
Churchill Gallery, Newburyport, MA
2005
Gallery North Star, Stratton, VT
2004
Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY, The Armory-Works on Paper
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC
Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2003
Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY,The Armory-Works Paper
Foxhall Gallery, Washington, DC
Kimzey Miller Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002
Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY
2001
Gallery North Star, Manchester, VT
Brattleboro Museum and Arts Center,Brattleboro, VT, Mapping Memories
2000
Spheris Gallery, New York, NY, The Armory-Works on Paper
Crowell Art Collection, Moore Free Library, Newfane, VT
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, Small Works
1999
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
1998
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, The Natural World Revisited
Putney School Gallery, Putney, VT, Landscape Revisited
Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1997
Wabash College Fine Arts Center, Crawfordsville, IN, Wabash Alumni in Art
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, All Things Great but Small
1996
Yellowstone Art Museum. Billings MT
1995
Gallery North Star, Stratton, VT
1994
Art in Embassies Program, Port au Prince, Haiti
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, Small Works
Munson Gallery, New Haven, CT
Woodstock Gallery, Woodstock VT, Art and the Land
1993
Putney School Gallery, Putney VT, Eric Aho, James Urbaska, Gordon Meinhard-Recent Work
Nan Miller Gallery, Rochester, NY
Wabash College Fine Arts Center, Crawfordsville, IN
1992
Greensboro Artists League, New York, NY National Competition
1990
Windham Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, Small Works
1988
Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT, Paintings for the State House
TW Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
Vermont College, Montpelier, VT, Like the Louvre
Red Mills Gallery, Johnson, VT
1986
TW Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT, Wet Paint
1985
Castle Gallery, Billings, MT
1984
Photographic Institute of Billings, Billings, MT
Yellowstone Art Annex, Billings, MT
Eastern Montana College, Billings MT, William Garrison Show

Bibliography
The Art of Lake Champlain, Verve Editions, 2009
Southern Vermont Arts & Living, Clara Rose Thorton, The Duty of Capturing a Fleeting Smile, Summer 2009
Lively Times.com, Kristi Niemeyer, Montana Art Auctions, 4/13/2009
Montana Arts Council, State of the Arts, March/April 2009
Discovery Channel, Paintings Featured on Environmental Home Show, 2008
The Boston Globe, In Grafton, Little Art Galleries are a Big Draw, 2/14/2007
Wabash Blog, A Beautiful, Familiar Light, by Steve Charles, 12/5/2005
Art New England,Preview, October/November 2004
Manchester Journal-Arts, Southern Vermont Arts Center's June Solo Exhibition Exceeds Its Own High Standards, 6/18/2004
Brattleboro Reformer - Visual Arts, Art at the Barn, 6/17/2004
Wabash College Magazine, James Urbaska: Grounded in Beauty, Summer 2004
New York Art Beat, Venue-Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, 2004
Catalog Essay, Castle Freeman, Jr., James Urbaska Landscapes, 2002
Big Sky Publishing - Art Review, James Urbaska Displays New Oils at Botanica, 7/14/2000
Articles from Stremmel Gallery, Vol. 3 No. 1, Exhibition News and Notes, Winter/Spring 1999
Billings News Calendar of Events, Yellowstone Art Museum: The Associates' Auction, 12/1/1999
The Bachelor - Features, From Captive Clouds to Structured Space: Alumni in Art, 10/30/1997
Vermont Magazine's Guide to Real Estate, James Urbaska painting on cover, July/August 1996
The Journal Review Weekend, Students get a Taste of Modern-Day Art, 11/8-9/1997
Reno Gazette Journal - Gallery Watch, David McCaffrey, Convergence of Styles Works Well, 5/21/1995
Bennington Banner - Arts & Entertainment, Southern Vermont Art Center Showcases Several Top Artists, 6/8/1995
The Manchester Journal, Art Review, 6/21/1995
The Billings Gazette - Diversions, Center Gets Set for Auction, 2/24/1995
Wabash Notes, Art After Wabash, Fall/Winter 1993
Brattleboro Reformer, Brushing Up 12/23/1992
The Billings Gazette - Diversions, Paintings in the Trees, 1/3/1992
The Free Press - Weekend Review, Peter Gallo, Urbaska Joins Abstract 'Second Generation', 3/23/1989
Vermont Public Television, Montpelier, VT, Vermont Artists, 1987

Collections
Cleveland Clinic Art Program
Robert L. Crowell Art Collection
Senator Tom Daschle
Senator Peter Galbraith
Renown Health Art Collection
US Department of State/Art Bank Program
 
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