"James Florschutz creates mixed media sculptures from the discarded materials of our society. He believes these discarded materials have their own language and tell their own stories and that they reveal insights into our cultures perception of the environment."
James Florschutz creates mixed media sculptures from the discarded materials of our society. He believes these discarded materials have their own language and tell their own stories and that they reveal insight into our culture’s perception of the environment.
James Florschutz has exhibited his sculpture in solo and group shows across the United States from OK Harris Works of Art and Cynthia Reeves in NYC to Augen Gallery and Wieden+ Kennedy in Portland OR.
His Work can be found in private and public collections such as Duke Energy in Charlotte, NC and Meditech Corporation in Norwood, MA. Besides many private commissions he has also been commissioned to create public works for the town green in Danville, VT, the Rutland County Courthouse, Rutland, VT, and the Springfield State Office Building in Springfield, VT.
Mr. Florschutz has received numerous awards and honors, among them, a project grant from Portland’s Regional Art and Culture Commission and he is a juried artist for the Oregon Public Art Roster. Also his grants include an Artists Resource Trust Fund Grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation as well as an Artist Creation Grant and an Artist Development Grant from the Vermont Arts Council. In addition he has received two fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
James received a B.F.A. from Florida International University. He currently lives in Portland, OR where he also maintains a studio.