James Ulmer

United States  • 1981


James Ulmer's paintings utilize a rudimentary vocabulary that is both simple and universal. In works depicting people, animals, and landscapes, the artist often employs a bold palette to explore depth, form, and perspective within a flat surface. Ulmer renders childlike elements with sophistication as well as a minimalist restraint.

Ulmer lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the University of the Arts in 2005 with a degree in Illustration and Design and was awarded the Thorton Oakly Medal by the Society of Illustrators. Ulmer was a member of Philadelphia's legendary Space 1026 Collective from 2008-2011. His recent shows include solo exhibitions at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (2022); The Pit, Glendale, CA (2022); The Hole, New York, NY (2021); Marvin Gardens, New York, NY (2021); PmAm Gallery, London, England (2021); and JJ Amala Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2019). Ulmer's work has been included in notable thematic shows including Good Pictures, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York, NY (2020), and A Being in The World, Salon 94, New York, NY (2016).

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Print, Free Flow, James Ulmer

Free Flow

James Ulmer

Print - 70.1 x 50 x 2 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch


Painting, Study, James Ulmer


James Ulmer

Painting - 30.48 x 22.86 x 2 cm Painting - 12 x 9 x 0.8 inch


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The artistic movements of the artists are: Naïve Artists
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The year of birth of the artist is: 1981