(b. 1979) is currently pursuing a doctorate at Tokyo University of Arts in Studio Art. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held at TAMA Gallery in New York City, Beppu-Wiarda Gallery in Portland Oregon and the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Selected group exhibitions include The Persistence of Line at Kentler Drawing Center in New York City, Yokohama Boogie at ZAIM in Yokohama, Art & Ecology at the Portland Art Center as well as upcoming exhibitions in Tokyo, Yokohama and the Setouchi International Art Festival in 2013.
James Jack will participate in an upcoming meta-event citydrift in New York and has just released a video document on his artwork Sunset House in preparation for the Setouchi International Art Festival in 2013.
A new work by James Jack Painting the streets on a sunny day consists of performers painting streets in Brooklyn with water. The work is based on a childhood memory Jack has of water evaporating off cement on a summer day. It will be included as part of citydrift: towards a new urban poetic held from September 7-9th.