NOVEMBER FEATURE EXHIBITION AT FT. MADISON AREA ARTS ASSOCIATION
UTOPIA BY JAMES WALKER HENRY
FMAAA welcomes James Walker Henry to the feature exhibition for the month of November.
A reception for the artist to engage the public will occur November 4th from 5:00-
James has submitted the following artist statement: “James Walker Henry was born in 1961 – an American surrealist painter living in the state of Iowa, the Heartland of the United States of America. For over the last thirty five years, Henry has created over 1000 works of art, his thousandth piece completed in November of 2015. Henry’s work’s of art address social and political issues, documenting these ideas and issues through his paint and brush.
Henry toned his artistic skills while attending Southeastern Community College near
where he lives, but his ability to create as an artist was his own and was mainly
2016 has become a very important year for James as he was honored with two distinguished awards. First, James received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from South Eastern Community College, where he spoke to the 2016 graduating class. Then, he received the Artist of the Year award, from Burlington Fine Arts.
James Walker Henry’s works of art have been featured in numerous art publications
such as “Manhattan Arts”, “Surreal Magazine” and “New Art Examiner”. He has exhibited
in over three hundred exhibitions (seventy-