THE ART OF JAMES WILLIAM CHRISTENSON
ABOUT JAMES & HIS WORK
At 19, James is already internationally recognized for his incredible and diverse talent. His portfolio includes a myriad of professionally commissioned works, including life-size murals, sculptures, wood-burned functional art pieces, & award-winning paintings. James was a part of a team of artists whose hand-drawn and computer animated movie won Disney's 3D 2019 Animation Teen Division Award. In 2020, he published his second book, Effervescent Road Trip, which features a nearly 200 works, following the success of his first collection of works, Scintillating Portals into the Fantastic.
Most recently, James has been working on publishing a fully illustrated short story, entitled, A Grave Mistake, which is anticipated for publication in August 2021.
A GRAVE MISTAKE
James William Christenson's first fully illustrated and published short story!
Cyrus Miller, the groundskeeper at a southern parish, gets irate when body snatchers repeatedly target the church graveyard. He devices a plan to dissuade the resurrect her's from ever returning to the parish. Things go awry when he decides to bury himself.
EFFERVESCENT ROAD TRIP: THE ART OF JAMES WILLIAM CHRISTENSON
James William Christenson's second collection of artwork is now available for purchase!
When you take an Effervescent Road Trip, it is impossible to predict what you will explore, laugh at, or learn. Two things are certain: it’s not like anything you’ve ever experienced before, and it’s a journey you will want to share with others.
Christenson's unique and acclaimed artwork will inspire you to return again and again, discovering new delights and fresh sources of inspiration. Cataloguing over 190 artistic works and over 300 full color images, these collected pieces span sketches, sculptures, oil paintings, parodies, wood-burning projects, and non finiti.
Like Mozart at a precocious age, Christenson has achieved what few artists can boast: his creations are approachable to both the seasoned critic and the casual observer looking for something amusing, light, or interesting. Join James William Christenson for an unforgettable expedition!
SCINTILLATING PORTALS INTO THE FANTASTIC
Love James Williams' artwork? His first published collection of artwork is available on Amazon.com and booksellers around the world! With 48 works of art and 61 full color images of sculpture, wood burning projects, paintings, drawings and more, you won't want to miss out on the incredible images contained in this 8.5 x 11 book!
Cribbage Board Creation
James Art Studio was recently commissioned to create a wood-burned Cribbage board for a married couple. The sunflower was the couple's chosen flower for their wedding and cribbage was one of their favorite pastimes. This short video details the creation process.
This was my student film. It consists of about 2000 individual images. It has won 2nd place in University of Northwestern St Paul's student film festival in 2017.