EDUCATION

2010 MFA, Columbia University

2001 BA, Hawaii Pacific University


RECENT COMMISSIONS

2015-16

Harmony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (world's largest luxury ship)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015

GAMES, Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, Stamford, CT

Transformer, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

2013

The Lovers, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

2007

The Darkside Portraits, Pool Gallery, Berlin


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015

Thank You, CT!, Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, Stamford, CT

2014

Art Miami Fair, Lyons Wier Gallery, Miami

Downtown Fair, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

MIA in MIA, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

2013

Art SouthHampton, Lyons Wier Gallery, Hamptons NY

Summer Session, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

Art Windward, Lyons Wier Gallery, Miami

Returning Reality, Lyons Wier Gallery, NYC

2011

Nouveau Art Nouveau, Tape Modern No.21, Berlin

2010

Columbia Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center for the Arts, NYC

Feast of Fools, Second-Floor, NYC

Lidl vs Netto, Marzahner Promenade, Academy of Economics, Berlin

B-sides, Kara Walker Project Space, NYC

At Least a Hundred Words, Pool Gallery, Berlin

2009

Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Gallery Columbia University, NYC

2006

Pool Artist Group Show: You Must Create, Pool Gallery, Berlin


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 Margaux Gali, “James Gortner: Diamond in the Rough”, Veoir Magazine, September

2013 NaShish Scott, Quiet Lunch Magazine, http://quietlunch.com/james-gortner-the-lovers/

2011 Tema Stauffer, The Mana Log, http://www.manafinearts.com/the-mana-log/2011/06/inside-james-gortners-studio/

2010 Joshua J. Friedman, “An Artspace Odyssey”, Columbia Magazine, May

2009 “Art gets gifted”, Columbia Spectator, October

2008 Louise Jarvis Flynn, “White Album: Meet New York’s New Avant Garde”, Men’s Journal, July

2008 Jeff Kendal, “Interview with James Gortner”, Galore Magazine Germany, March

2007 Eva Turbl, “Interview with Artist James Gortner”, IQ Style Magazine Germany, October

2007 Von Sophie Von Maltzahn, “Geschichten aus dem Crack- Haus” (Faces of a Crack House), Art market, Berliner Newspaper, October

2006 James Mahon, “Chelsea Style”, Men’s Fashion Editorial, Japanese GQ, June

2005 Bob Richardson, “The West”, Men’s Fashion Editorial, British GQ, March


TEACHING

2010 Adjunct Art Professor, Columbia University

2009 Assistant Art Professor, Columbia University


COLLECTIONS

Jiang Zimen, 5th President of China

Reese Witherspoon, Actress

Wooster St. Collective

Jimenez-Colon Collection

Eileen Kaminsky Family Foundation

Various private collections