Jim Shore Award Winning Artist
Jim Shore Collectibles, Figurines, Christmas Ornaments, Angel Depictions are among his popular designs featuring his unique, Chic, Vintage-esque Style
The notable global recognition of award-winning artist Jim Shore is the results of an enduring amount of a commitment , resolve and plain old hard work . And consequently in a similar way to almost all promising folks , luck has actually positioned a role . For the reason that Jim positions it , “Art is something I’ve done all my life . It’s what I’ve always loved and the only thing I ever wanted to do . But making a living as an artist isn’t easy . There are thousands of talented people out there that never got the chance to show what they can do . I’ve been lucky . Not only do I get to do what I love , I get to share it with people around the world . I’ve been given a tremendous gift and I thank God for it every day .”
Jim Shore became older in rustic South Carolina , the child of arty parents who instilled a desire of the mainstream images of American folk art . His grandma was a expert quilter who coached him an enthusiasm for the composure as well as talent needed to make elaborate patterns to everyday living . Jim drew influence from these kinds of beginnings . “There’s an innocence , a purity in the designs found in early American art , particularly in quilts . These Studio Shots were masterpieces designed by artists driven to create . I collect quilts dating back over 150 years and when I look at the level of skill and creativity I am constantly amazed . It’s high art from everyday , often humble surroundings .” At the start Jim followed his artwork as long as whenever he was able to . He learned engineering and consequently collected a college degree in business , not fine art . He held up his small family members because he became an professional , honing his competencies in the role of a sculptor and additionally painter in his leisure time .