Bio

Jimmy Wright, born in 1944, is a Kentucky native. He earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1967. Upon graduation, he received the George D. Brown Travel Fellowship, which enabled him to study and travel in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Wright earned an MFA from Southern Illinois University in 1971. His work hangs in many public and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. His work is currently on view at Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC; Brattleboro Museum, VT; Nassau County Museum of Art, NY; Chang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan and Hang MingShu Museum, Suzhou, P. R. China. His work was on exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in the exhibition, “The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957-2007.” The Springfield Art Museum, Missouri organized the survey exhibition, “Jimmy Wright, Twenty Years of Paintings and Pastels.” DC Moore Gallery, New York and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL have presented several solo exhibitions of his work and represent the artist.

Born

1944 Kentucky native

Education

1971 MFA, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1967 BFA with Honors, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1962-63 Murray State University, Murray, KY
1963 Aspen School of Contemporary Art, Aspen, CO

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009 “Jimmy Wright: Twenty Years of Paintings and Pastels,” Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO
2007 “Lost Women,” Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago, IL
2006 “Jimmy Wright,” Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT
2005 “Jimmy Wright: Works on Paper,” The Nutting Gallery, West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV
“Jimmy Wright: An Overview, 1964-2004, Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY
2004 “Jimmy Wright: Radiant, an overview 1963-2004,” Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL.
2001 “Jimmy Wright: Recent Work,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“Jimmy Wright,” Fenway Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 “Jimmy Wright,” Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1997 “Jimmy Wright: Paintings and Pastels,” Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Jimmy Wright: Paintings and Pastels,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
1994 “Sunflowers”, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
1993 “Jimmy Wright: Paintings”, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO
1979 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan
1974 Eagle Art Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY
1971 Mitchell Art Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1966 Minneapolis School of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 “Flora: A Celebration of Flowers in Contemporary Art,” Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
“Garden Party,” Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
“Enticing Luminosity,” Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
“The Lake Effect: Contemporary Art at Ox-Bow,” Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI
“2014 International Pastel Exhibition,” Chang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
“1st International Biennial Pastel Exhibition,” Hang MingShu Museum, Suzhou, P. R. China
“Scapula” selected by Charline von Heyl, Corbett vs Dempsey, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
2013 “Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr.,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
“Perception of Self,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“2013 International Pastel Artists Invitational Exhibition,” Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, New York, NY
“Pastels by Invitation 2013,” Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
2012 “Beasts of Revelation,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“Pastels by Invitation 2012,” Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
2011 “Pastels by Invitation 2011,” Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
2010 “Chicago Stories: Prints,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
“Gram and Ox-Bow: Joint Centennial Celebration Exhibition,” Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
“Ox-Bow Centennial: Historic,” Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago, IL
“Pastels by Invitation 2010,” Creative Arts Center, Chatham, MA
“Fall Exhibition,” Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT
“7th Anniversary Show,” Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT
“2010 International Pastel Artists Invitational Exhibition,” National Taiwan Arts Education Center, Taipei, Taiwan
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
2009 “The Lens and the Mirror: Modern Self-Portraits From the Collection,” The Metropolitan Museum Art, New York, NY
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Selections,” Giffuni Gallery of American Pastels, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
2008 “Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
2007 “Jimmy Wright & Mark Mulhern,” Corbett vs Dempsey, Chicago, IL
2006 “181st Annual: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Art,” National Academy, New York, NY
“New Acquisitions and Gallery Artists,” Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
“Creating in Color,” Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT
“PSA Board of Directors Exhibition,” The Gallery, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AK
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Taiwan Pastel Society Second International Exhibition,” Taiwan Center, Flushing, NY
“Pastel Society of American Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2005 “The Body and Its Dangers”, The Painting Center, New York, NY
“Brainstorm”, Lolapoloza Gallery, Oxford, Great Britain
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,” National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Pastel Society of America Board of Directors Exhibition,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
“Taiwan Pastel Society First International Exhibition,” Taiwan Center, Flushing, NY
“Art du Pastel en France,” Giverny, France
2004 “Everyday Mysteries: Modern and Contemporary Still Life”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“Sixty-Eighth Midyear Exhibition”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
“Selections, Giffuni Gallery of American Pastels”, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
“Pastel Society of American Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2003 “The Way They See It”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“29th Annual Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition”, Heuser Art Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
“Salon International du Pastel”, L’Espace Phillippe-Auguste, Vernon, France
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Private Views”, Marquis Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2002-03 “Selections, Giffuni Gallery of American Pastels,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
“IL Pastello Contemporaneo in Europa,” Centro Incontri Provincia di Cuneo, Italy (traveled to the Palais Roumiantsev du Musee, St. Petersburg, Russia)
2002 “Life Of The City”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
“Au du Pastel en Normande, 2002”, L’ Espace des Vikings, Yvetot, France (traveling to L’Espace Phillippe Auguste, Vernon, France)
“Subtext: RealismPlus”, Marquis Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York
2001-02 “Snapshot”, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD [traveling to Fine Arts Gallery, Beaver College, Glenside, PA; The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT]
2001 “Collectors Exhibition”, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
“About Face: Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr.”, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
“Sunflowers”, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Self Made Men, curated by Alexi Worth”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“In Bloom”, Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2000 “Collectors Exhibition”, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
“Inaugural Exhibition”, Fenway Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Summer Selections”, Fenway Gallery, Lakeside, MI
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
1999 “Summer Group Show”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“Summer Selections”, Fenway Gallery, Lakeside, MI
“New Editions”, Cindy Bordeau Fine Art, Chicago, IL
“WILDFlowers”, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
1998 “Summer Selections”, Fenway Gallery, Lakeside, MI
“30 Years at the Lower East Side Printshop”, West Chelsea Arts Building, New York, NY
“Flowers”, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, MA
“Think Pink”, La MaMa La Galleria, New York, NY
“Pets”, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
1997 “Fresh Cut: John Alexander, Robert Kushner, Dan Rizzle, Donald Sultan, Vincent Vallarino, Jimmy Wright, Chihung Yang,” Lizan Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, New York, NY
“Summer Group Exhibition”, Fenway Gallery, Lakeside, MI
1996 “1996 Collectors Exhibition”, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
“Pastels by Ten Contemporary Artists: Fish, Frank, Jacquette, Kahn, Knott, Lawrence, Samaras, Segal, Thiebaud, Wright,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“Starting with Flowers, Fish, Kushner, Lovell, Pozzi, Wright”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
“In Bloom, Andoe, Bates, Chamberlain, Chihuly, Fish, Kushner, Raffael, Wright, ” New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
“In Full Bloom: Flower & Garden Painting”, Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1995 “In Celebration of Spring: Watercolors and Pastels”, Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“Summer Group Exhibition”, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
“Flowers”, Lizan-Tops Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“Inaugural Exhibition”, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
1994 “Flowers!!!” Babcock Galleries, New York, NY
“1994 Collectors Exhibition”, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
“Painting After Nature”, COCA/Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
“Pride in Our Diversity”, 24 Hours for Life Gallery, New York, NY
“Spectrum Auction”, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
“Fall Group Exhibition”, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
1993 Members Gallery, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
“Night of 1000 Drawings”, Artists Space, New York, NY
“Self-Portrait: The Changing Self”, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ. Included Africano, Beal, Clemente, Frank, Gillespie, Michals, Parness, Semmel, Wright.
1992 “The Midtown Flower Show”, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY; traveled to: The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
“An Artists Ode to Flowers and Gardens”, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY
“I, Myself & Me: 20th Century and Contemporary Self Portraits”, Midtown Payson Galleries, New York, NY
1989 “Printed at the Lower East Side Print Shop”, City Gallery, New York, NY
“Food for Thought”, Lintas Worldwide, New York, NY
1987 “L’Atelier de l’Artiste, Lieu Hanté”, Maison Natale Gustave Courbet, Ornans, France
1985 “The Rivington School”, No Se No, New York, NY
1979 “Artists by the Sea”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
“The Naked Book”, BACA Downtown Cultural Center, Brooklyn, NY
“Children’s Television Workshop: Ten Years of Film,” The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1978 “Zero”, University of Wisconsin, Governor’s Mansion, Madison, WI
“CCF Artists’ Project: Paintings”, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY
“Drawing Invitational”, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL
1977 “Prints”, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL
1976 “Paper and Metal”, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL
1975 “The Bosch Show”, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
1974 “Five Printmakers”, Linda Graves Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Faculty Exhibition”, Center for the Arts, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
1973 “Etchings”, Ravenna Arts Festival Gallery, Chicago, IL
1972 “Mid-State Exhibition”, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN
“Faculty Exhibition”, Mitchell Art Gallery, SIU, Carbondale, NY
1971 MFA Thesis Exhibition,” Mitchell Art Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
“National Graphics Exhibition”, Mercyhurst Art Center, Mercyhurst, PA
1970 “National Drawing Exhibition”, San Francisco Art Museum, CA
1969 “Prints of the ’60s”, Kovler Gallery, Chicago, IL
1968 “Paintings”, Webster Studios, Chicago, IL
“Two Painters”, Warner Gallery, Chicago, IL
1967 “Contemporary Wood Engravings”, Renaissance Society Gallery, Chicago, IL
1965 “Drawings USA”, St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, MN; traveled to 15 US museums and galleries
1963 “Paintings,” Aspen Art Gallery, Aspen, CO

Awards

2011 Founder’s Award given by the Flora B. Giffuni Foundation, Pastel Society of America
2009 Art Spirit Foundation – Dianne B. Bernhard Gold Medal Award, Pastel Society of America
2002 Artist in Residence, Columbia College Center for the Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
1990 Special Editions Program, The Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
1987 Juror’s Award, Eleventh Annual Small Works Exhibition, New York University, New York, NY
1976-1980 New York Cultural Foundation Artist Project
1968 George D. Brown Travel Fellowship, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1966 Ultimate Concerns National Drawing Juried Show, Purchase Prize, University of Ohio Gallery, OH
1965 Oklahoma Printmakers Society National Graphics Juried Exhibition, Purchase Prize, Oklahoma City Art Center, OK

Visiting Artist, Talks and Workshops

2012 92Y, New York, NY
Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2011 Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
2010 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Princeton University Alumni, Jimmy Wright Artist’s Studio, NYC
2009 Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2006 Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY
2005 American University, Washington, DC
Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV
Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy, Wheeling, WV
Murray State University, Murray, KY
Contemporary Collectors Circle, Cantor Art Center at Stanford, Artist’s Studio, NY
2004 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY
Avon Old Farms School, Avon, CT, Artist’s Studio, NY
2003 Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY
2002 The Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY
2001 The Roger Brown Study Collection, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
2000 Sara Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY
1999 Pastel Society of America School, New York, NY

Commissions

1979 Costumes, “Thorns”, Star Dancers Ballet, Tokyo, Japan

Curatorial Projects

2004 Co-curated with David Sharpe, “The Anxious Image”, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2003 Co-curated with Diane Rosen, “Private Views”, Marquis Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2002 Co-curated with Diane Rosen, “Subtext: RealismPlus”, Marquis Gallery, National Arts Club, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography

“About Face: Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch”, American Artist, May, 2002, p.72, reproduction.
Art World News, February 1999, p. 95, reproduction.
“A Fresh Approach to Portraying Flowers”, The New York Times, August 22, 1999.
Architectural Digest, October 1997.
“Art Selected by Anney Bonney and Roberto Juarez”, Bomb, XXXX, 1, Fall 1992.
Arthur, John. Jimmy Wright: Sunflowers, (exhibition catalogue) New York, DC Moore Gallery, 2001
Beardsley, John and Livingston, Jane Artists Biographies: Roberto Juarez “Hispanic Art in the United States”, Abbeville Press, Publishers, New York, 1987. p. 194 (References the influence of Jimmy Wright’s works.)
Bloomfield, Maureen. “Aesthetics of Taste,” The Artists Magazine, December, 2009, pp 64-69, reproduction.
Bloomfield, Maureen. “Roses,” The Pastel Journal, Nov. 2011, pp. 2-9, reproduction.
R.R. Bowker’s Data Base Pub. Group, Who’s Who in American Art, New Providence: Reed Elsevier, 1999, 23rd ed.
Braff, Phyllis, “Individuality That Comes in Twos and Threes: Rex Lau and Jimmy Wright at Lizan Tops”, The New York Times, May 16, 1999.
Brown, Roger. Rantings and Recollections, “Who Chicago? An Exhibition of Contemporary Imagists”, Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland Arts Centre. Sunderland England, 1980 p.31 (References the influence of Jimmy Wright’s works.)
“Contemporary American Art”, Art in Embassies Program, Embassy of the United States of America, Vienna, Austria, May 2002. pp. 20 – 21, reproduction
Canterbury, Jessica. “Prized Pastels,” The Pastel Journal, February, 2010, pp. 13-13, reproduction.
Carsten, Robert K. “Turning Toward the Sun,” The Artists Magazine, June 2007, pp. 48-54.
Cheong, Kah Kit. Sketches: A Brief Introduction to the History of Pastel Art in Singapore, “Pastel Art in Singapore,” National Library Board, Publishers, Singapore, 2011. p. 6.
Corbett, John. Radiant: Jimmy Wright, an overview, 1963-2004 (exhibition brochure) Chicago, IL, Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2004.
Creevy, Bill. “Creevy’s Corner: Crosshatching”, Pastelagram, XXVI, no.1, Fall/Winter, 1998.
Cushman, Brad. Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr., Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas Arts Center, 2013, cat. no. 48 illus.
Daxland, John T. “Canvasing Some Similar Faces”, Daily News, January 11, 1992.
Eaton, J. Sanders. “The Anxious Image at The Painting Center”, Gallery and Studio, vol. 7, no. 3, February-March, 2005.
Edwards, Susan H. WILDflowers (exhibition catalogue). Katonah, NY: Katonah Museum of Art, 1999.
Flynn, Maureen. “Celebrating Pastels Only ’98”, Gallery and Studio, v. I, n. II, Nov./Dec. 1998.
“Four New Screen Prints by Jimmy Wright”, Journal of the Print World, XXII, no.1, Winter, 1999.
Gill, Sharon, Joan Good and Perijane Zarembok. Self-Portrait: The Changing Self (exhibition catalogue). Summit, NJ: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts,1993.
Glowlab. “Jimmy Wright Interview: entry 377 (interact video), entry 372 (interact video), entry 524 (photo), entry 525 (photo)”, One Block Radius. May 2004. www.oneblockradius.org.
Glueck, Grace. “Jimmy Wright Recent Paintings and Pastels”, The New York Times, Friday, July 6, 2001.
Gustafson, Donna. “Jimmy Wright”, ArtNews, May 1997.
Haller, Emanuel. “Exhibit Centers on Self Portraits”, The Courier-News, May 2, 1993.
Hamptons Cottages & Gardens. June 2010, p.67, reproduction.
Harrison, Helen A. “Flowers and Modern Masters”, The New York Times, Sunday Long Island Section, June 28, 1992.
Henry, April. “Artist Teaches the ‘Wright’ Stuff.” The Intelligencer, September 7, 2005.
Hrbacek, Mary. “The Anxious Image”, M, The New York Art World, December 2004, Volume 8, Number 4, p. 8.
“Il Pastello Contemporaneo in Europa (exhibition catalog). St. Petersburg, Russia: Palais Roumiantsev, 2003
In Bloom (exhibition catalogue). Summit, NJ: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, 1996.
“In Full Bloom: Flower and Garden Paintings”, The New York Times, June 2, 1996.
“Jimmy Wright/Jack Bush”, The New Yorker, January 27, 1997.
Juarez, Roberto and Bill Spring. Painting After Nature (exhibition catalogue). North Miami, FL: COCA/Center of Contemporary Art, 1995.
Juarez, Roberto. “Selected Similarities, Notes and Drawings”, Bomb, XVII, Winter 1987.
Johnson, Ken. “Beasts of Revelation,” The New York Times, July 20, 2012.
Kelly, Karl. “Artist View: An Interview with Jimmy Wright and Photo Demonstration”, Mount Vision Pastels, 2003. www.mountvisionpastels.com/wright.htm.
L’Art du Pastel (exhibition catalogue), La Mason de l’Horloge, Hautot-Saint-Sulpice, France, 2005.
Laputka, Alice. “From Subtitle to Bold, Artwork Not to be Missed”, Pastelagram, Vol. 32, no. 2, Winter, 2005. cover reproduction.
Leo, Teresa. Bloom in Reverse, Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. Cover image.
Lerner, Adam. “Artists Proofs” (exhibition catalogue in CD Format). Baltimore, MD: The Contemporary Museum, 2000
Long, Robert. “Thematic Exhibition”, Southampton Press, May 1995.
Lorton, Amy. “Artist Fulfills Dream; featured on Digest cover”, The Fulton Leader, Thursday, August 6, 1998.
MacLeod, Chris. “Flower Power”, New York Resident, June 25, 2001. p. 76, reproduction
Markel, Carol. “Alley Oop Oop”, Grand Street News. October 2004, Volume I, Issue 10, pp.34-35.
Mathews-Berenson, Margaret with Jimmy Wright. “Color Distilled from Life.” The Pastel Journal, No. 54, February 2008, pp. 42 – 47.
Melrod, George. “Back to Nature”, Art and Antiques XIX, 2, February 1996.
Molarsky, Mona, “Perceptions of Self,” Art News, January 2013, p. 97, illus.
Newill, Eric. “South Florida Dates”, South Florida Magazine, December 1994.
“Pastels Only”, Pastelagram, XXVI, no.2, Fall, 1998.
Perricelli, Lynne Moss. “Beyond Expectation: Nonarchival Drawing Surfaces,” American Artist Drawing, Spring 2006. pp. 26 – 37.
Perricelli, Lynne Moss. “Flowers: A Presence, Not a Background”, American Artist, January 2003. pp. 30 – 35, 74.
Perrone, Jeff. Jimmy Wright: Paintings and Pastels (exhibition catalogue). New York: DC Moore Gallery, 1997.
Price, Linda S. “Mixing Pastels with Water,” American Artist, February 2010, reproduction.
Price, Linda S. “Pastel Painters Share Materials and Techniques,” The Complete Painter’s Handbook, 2010, reproduction.
Price, Maggie. “Pastel Society of America Launches Curator Series Exhibitions,” The Pastel Journal, January – February 2003. pp. 12-13.
Princenthal, Nancy. Album: Thirty Years at the Lower Eastside Printshop (exhibition catalogue). New York: Lower Eastside Printshop, October 1998.
Reader’s Digest, August 1998, back cover reproduction.
Reid, Carolyn Anne. “A Fascination with Flowers: The Art of Jimmy Wright”, Kaleidoscope, August 1997.
Rohen, Helen. “A Growing Scene”, The Miami Herald, October 5, 1994.
Sansegunco, Sheridan, “At the Galleries, In Bloom”, The East Hampton Star, April 26, 2001.
Servetar, Stuart. “Galleries”, NY Press, January 31, 1996.
Spring, Billy. “Juarez Curates COCA Show”, Wire, December 8, 1994.
Strickley, Sarah A. “Bold Variations,” The Pastel Journal, No. 62, June, 2009, cover reproduction.
Swan, Ethan. Bowery Artist Tribute. New York: The New Museum Of Contemporary Art, 2008.
Summer, Ruth. “Jimmy Wright Exploring the space between realism and abstraction”, The Pastel Journal, July-August 2000. pp. 16-21.
Thurman, Judith. “Manhattan Luxe, Evoking the Deco Spirit of a 1930’s Ocean Liner”, Architectural Digest, October 1997.
Tyner, Janey. “Wright makes mark in art”, The Fulton Daily Leader, July 26, 2001. p. 5
Watkins, Eileen. “Contrast, Allegory, Spark: Special Summit Exhibition”, The Sunday Star-Ledger, May 9, 1993.
Watkins, Eileen. “Floral theme blooms at New Jersey Center for Visual Arts”, The Sunday Star-Ledger, May 26, 1996.
Webb, Patrick. The Body and Its Dangers (exhibition catalogue). New York: The Painting Center, 2005.
Weiff, Marion Wolberg. “Art Commentary: Flower and Garden Paintings at Lizan-Tops”, Dan’s Papers, June 2, 1995.
Weinberg, Lauren. “Jimmy Wright & Mark Mulhern,” Time Out Chicago, August 2-8, 2007, p. 69, reproduction.
Willard, Christopher, “Exceptional Surfaces”, American Artist, November 1999.
Wilson, Jane. “Art Speak: Flowers, A Life Metaphor…” The Aspen Times, January 8-9, 1994.
With, Tatiana M. “Reverence for Nature at Exhibit’s Heart”, The Miami Herald, October 5, 1994.
Wolfe, Townsend. About Face: Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr., (exhibition catalogue). Little Rock, AR: Arkansas Arts Center. p. 94, illus.
“Working Proof – Jimmy Wright”, Art on Paper, July-August, 1999.
Worth, Alexi. “Jimmy Wright”, The New Yorker, July 2, 2000
Wright, Jimmy. “My Way of Pastel Painting”, Pastelagram, XXX, no. 1, Summer 2002.
Wright, Jimmy. “Creating Professional Albums Using A Digital Camera,” Pastelagram, Volume 33,no. 2, Winter, 2006.
Wright, Jimmy. “Close-up: Texture and More Texture,” Artists Magazine, Nov. 2012, p. , reproduction.
Zimmer, William. “Artists Turn The Brush On Themselves”, The New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1993.
Zuniga, Ricardo Miranda. “Jimmy Wright Interview”, From Darkness to Daylight. July 2004. www.ambriente.com

Non-profit Art Organization:

President, Chair of the Board of Governors and former treasurer Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
Member of the Advisory Board and former board member, International Association of Pastel Societies

Editorial:

Editorial Advisory Board, The Pastel Journal, F+W Publications, Cincinnati, OH
Editorial Advisory Board, The Artists Magazine, F+W Publications, Cincinnati, OH
Publisher, Pastelagram, Pastel Society of America, New York, NY

Public Collections:

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR (promised gift)
The Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago Columbia College, Chicago, IL
The Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Roger Brown Study Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO
St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, MN
West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

Gallery Representation:

DC Moore Gallery, 535 East 22rd St., New York, NY 10011
www.dcmooregallery.com
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1120 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60622
www.corbettvsdempsey.com
Argazzi Art, Lakeville CT, 860-435-8222
argazziart.com