James was born in Panama. Ancon, Canal Zone on June 1st 1968. Being from military family James moved often as a child eventually moving to El Paso, TX when he was 16 years old. After completing highschool in El Paso James himself joined the US Army eventually receiving an honorable discharge at the conclusion of the Gulf war in 1991.
James currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona and works primarily within the polymer clay medium. This particular medium allows him not only to sculpt, but to “paint”‘ with the clay. When his creations were dubbed “synthetic offspring” by a collector, James became
In addition to his synthetic offspring James has two children. Anthony lives in Montana and Virginia lives in Utah. Both of them are really awesome people.
His extraordinary use of the Millefiori techniques are best represented by his 3 dimensional mosaics, however, he also creates mythical creatures and characters and occasionally even caricatures incorporating the technique.
His work is always one-of-a-kind.
Chewie, his loyal miniature poodle is his constant companion and muse.
Also James collaborates with his wife Sue on One Of A Kind Art Dolls.