James A. Herbert

James A. Herbert

Fellow: Awarded 1971
Field of Study: Film
Fellow: Awarded 1989
Field of Study: Film

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of Georgia

James Herbert received two Guggenheim Fellowships: one in 1971 for film, and the second in 1989 for painting, supported by Jasper Johns.  His artwork is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum, both in New York City; The Walker Art Gallery in Minneapolis; and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.  Martin Scorcese, Gus Van Sant, Larry Clark, Michael Stipe, Elton John, Coca-Cola, and NationsBank are among the other collectors of his work.

Mr. Herbert has exhibited widely both in the United States and abroad.  His work has been included in two Whitney Biennial exhibitions and has been shown at P.S.1. His many honors include a MacDowell fellowship in film in 1971 and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant for painting.  The National Endowment for the Arts has supported his work in both film and painting many times.  

James Herbert received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  He was an emertus faculty member in the Lamar Dodd School of Art of the University of Georgia. Currently he is living and painting in New York City.

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