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Jim Watson

 (20th century)
Jim Watson is active/lives in Virginia.  Jim Watson is known for landscape, still life, interiors.

Biography   Jim Watson


From Arlington, Virginia, Jim Watson credits Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla as his major inspiration for his self-described style of "contemporary impressionism." He spent many years as an art professor, and in his retirement spent much time painting and travelling to art exhibitions. His early training was in Abstract Expressionism as a student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where he earned a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. Although he developed a more realistic style and broke away from Abstract Expressionism, he credits the movement for his tremendous respect for the act of painting. After graduation, he taught at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; at Troy State University in Troy, Alabama; and Columbia College in Columbia, So   ...  Displaying 750 of 1180 characters.

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