James Shumate

Studied art at the Minneapolis School of Art, 1964-68

Worked in the Design dept. of Dayton’s department store, 1968-70 in Mpls., Minn.
Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop (starting place for actors, including Al Franken, and writers who went on to Saturday Night Live, TV. and movies) as designer of all posters, programs, brochures, etc., 1972-74.

Painted murals in commercial buildings, 1974-1998 in Washington, D.C.; St. Paul, Minn.; Minneapolis., Minn.; Houston, Tex.; Charles Town, W.V

Painted murals in residences, 1976-2006 in Minneapolis., Minn.; Washington, D.C.; Bethesda, Md.; Potomac, Md.;  Frederick, Md.; Jefferson, Md.; Hagerstown, Md.; Adamstown, Md.; Clarksburg, Md.; Dickerson, Md.; Alexandria, Va.; Front Royal, Va.; Centreville, Va.; Springfield, Va.; Charles Town, W.V.; Harpers Ferry, W.V.

Exhibited paintings and drawings in juried group shows in arts organizations and galleries from 1982-2008 in Washington, D.C.; Laredo, Tex.; Houston, Tex.; Laurel, Md.; Tacoma Park, Md.; Fairfax, Va.; Shepherdstown, W.V.; Charles Town; W.V., Martinsburg, W.V.

Belongs to professional arts organizations in Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Md.; Frederick, Md.; Martinsburg, W.V.; Charles Town, W.V.  

Had articles with photographs in magazines and newspapers in The Main Artery (Martinsburg, W.V.) 2008; The Journal (Martinsburg, W.V.) 2006, 2000, 1996, 1992; The Washington Post.com, 2002; Frederick Magazine (Frederick, Md.) 1996; The Frederick Post (Frederick, Md.) 1993.

Co-owner, designer and painter, Painted Images, Inc., Harpers Ferry WV
James Shumate, "Good Morning Ms. Pig, Good Morning Mr. Rooster"
Shumate Painting

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