James Prosek: CONTRA NATURUM exhibited at Lowe Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 8, 2019

Deeply invested in both the environment and environmental concerns, James Prosek is a contemporary artist whose creative output explores timeless aspects of humanity and the natural world while also engaging directly with the zeitgeist. These complementary threads are beautifully woven together in his exhibition, James Prosek: Contra Naturam/Against Nature, providing a critical commentary on South Florida’s rapidly changing ecosystem.

Artist, writer, naturalist, and Yale graduate James Prosek published his first book at nineteen years of age, Trout: an Illustrated History (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996), which featured seventy of his watercolor paintings of the trout of North America. Prosek’s work has been shown at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, NY, Gerald Peters Gallery, NY and Santa Fe, The Royal Academy of Arts in London, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, The Yale Center for British Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, with solo exhibitions at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT, The Addison Gallery of American Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The New Britain Museum of American Art, among others.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply