James Biggers describes his style of work as “painterly realism,” an impressionistic rather than hyper-realistic take on the landscape genre—a vision he employs whether he’s depicting Wyoming’s Wind River or boats docked in an Italian harbor. What often catches his creative eye and inspires him to paint a scene is the overall design. “The abstract shapes have to be just right,” he says. But even more importantly, Biggers believes that as an artist he must put something of himself into his work. “Design and the subject may attract people to your painting, but heart is what keeps them there,” he says. His work is published in the “Art of the National Parks” and “Landscapes of Colorado” books, as well as Southwest Art and other magazines.
The Colorado Governor's Art Show is celebrating its 25th year and Columbine Gallery wishes to acknowledge the fact that our artist James Biggers has been included in all 25 years of the annual juried exhibition demonstrating great consistency in creating strong, notable artwork. If you have not already, it's time to familiarize yourself with this great Colorado artist and add his work to your fine art collection.
Owned and operated by the father/daughter team of John & Alyson Kinkade the Gallery and Garden artfully displays over 800 sculptures plus many paintings by renowned local and national artists to provide a tranquil atmosphere for art appreciators wishing to reduce the external details of the world and indulge in the true essence of art ~ a world of visual play and internal moods. Perched above a pond with a view of the Rockies, the NSG Sculpture Garden is an acre filled with unusual botanical specimens and over 100 sculptures. All of the artwork in the gallery and garden is for sale. As a result, the look is constantly changing.