Jim Ward is active/lives in Texas. Jim Ward is known for realist western painter and sculptor.
Biography Jim Ward
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A painter of sculptor depicting ranch life of Texas especially horses,
Jim Ward is basically self taught, having studied only with the Famous
Artists correspondance course, taking five years to complete the
three-year requirement. Then he worked three years as a
commercial artist before feeling financially comfortable enough to
paint full time.
He was born in Fort Worth in 1931, and from 1965 has lived in Canyon, Texas.
He spent his childhood in Austin, and as a teenager broke horses.
He also worked as a rodeo clown but quit when he was a senior at
Oklahoma State University and joined the Army. He returned to
college and took a degree in 1953 in animal husbandry. He worked
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