Chronologie

1946
Born in Lubbock, Texas
Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California, BFA
Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California, MFA
Lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Expositions

2007
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007
“Border of Desire”, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
2007
“Exit Juarez”, Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007
Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, curated by Robert Storr
2007
Landscape of War, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2007
Drawings: Visions, Surfaces, and Beyond, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2007
James Drake: War in Heaven, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California (solo)
2007
War in Heaven, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX (solo)
2007
James Drake: Border of Desire, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo)
2005
City of Tells, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Exh. cat, with essay by Ellen Berkovitch and poem by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (solo)
2004
Drawings for City of Tells, Dwight Hackett projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico (solo)
2004
City of Tells, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana (solo)
2004
City of Tells with Signs Following, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas (solo)
2004
Perspectives @ 25: A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
2004
179th Annual, National Academy Museum, New York, New York
2003
The Ultimate Collection, La Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy
2003
Game Over, Galerie Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
2003
James Drake: Tongue-Cut Sparrows, Williams Center Art Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania (solo)
2003
The Humingbird's Equation, EI Paso Museum of Art, EI Paso, Texas (solo)
2002
Zona Mariscal, Alberto Peola Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy (solo)
2002
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990's, Colorado Springs Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2001
Zona Mariscal, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
2000
Whitney Biennial 2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York. Exh. cat. with lead essay by Maxwell Anderson