James Plumb is active/lives in Maryland, Pennsylvania / Holland. James Plumb is known for Old Master style painting, still life, symbolism.
Biography James Plumb
James Plumb paints classical tabletop still life using the materials, methods and symbolism of the 16th and 17th century masters. Recently Plumb was chosen to study the techniques of the 16th and 17th century painters at the Maastricht Summer University in Amsterdam.
Since he has always been interested in the symbolism that enriches so many of these early paintings, Plumb thoughtfully includes symbols in the still lifes he paints. One such symbol he has used is the butterfly. Floral paintings in 17th century Europe often contained butterflies which symbolized the soul being released.
James Plumb is an art professor at a small college in the East, teaching both studio and art history courses. In some respects, he lives
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