Born 1940, Brooklyn, NY
   
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2008 J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
2007 Dartmouth College, Hopskin Center, Hanover, NH
2006 Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
2005 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
  "New Work", Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover,
             New Hampshire
2004 James Baird Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
2002 James Baird Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
2001 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
  Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College,
             Hanover, NH
1996 "Works on Paper", Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  Artgrafic Galeria d'Art, Barcelona, Spain
1987 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  Artgrafic Galeria d'Art, Barcelona, Spain
  Galeria Altair, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
1986 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
  John Guggenheim Gallery, Miami, FL
1985 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, NY
1984 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1980 Landmark Gallery, New York, NY
1977 Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1976 Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN
   
TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2009 "Monoprints --- James Bohary and Harold Klunder", B&K, Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
1987 "James Bohary and James Bird", GaleriaJoan Prats, Los Angeles, CA
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Rostad EdwardsFine Art, Miami FL
2014 "The Annual 2014 - Redefining Tradition", National Academy Museum, NYC
  "In Residence", The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
             Catalog Available
2013 "Tiny" , Jaffe Friede and Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College,
             Hanover, NH
2012 "Annual Fundraising Gala" , National Academy Museum and School of
             Fine Art, New York, NY
2001 "Annual School Fundraiser" , National Academy Museum and School of
             Fine Art, New York, NY
  Galaria Altair, Palm, Mallorca, Spain
2010 "Annual School Fundraiser" , National Academy Museum and School of
             Fine Art, New York, NY
2009 "184th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art", National Academy Museum
             and School of Fine Art, New York, NY
  "Dartmouth Invitational Print Exhibition", Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  "Monoprints James Bohary and Harold Klunder", B&K Projects,
             Copenhagen, Denmark
2008 DeLeon White Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2007 "182nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art", National Academy Museum
             and School of Fine Art, New York, NY
  "Fresh Perspectives on the Permanent Collection: James Bohary,
            James Brooks, Harry Kramer, Robert Motherwell",
            Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
  Spin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario Canada
2006 "Invitational", The Painting Center, New York, NY
2005 "Disengo" The 180th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National
            Academy Museum and School of Fine Art, New York, NY
  "Abstract Painters", J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
2004 "contemporary Prints from the collection of the National Academy of
           Design Museum", New York, NY
 

"Cosmos and Chaos - A Cultural Paradox", Roberson Museum,
           Binghamton, NY

 

"Paintings from the collection", National Academy of Design

2003

"Alumni Exhibition", New York Studio School, New York, NY

 

National Academy of Design Museum, New York, NY,
           178th Annual exhibition

2002 "2 + 2" (4-person show), J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
  "Rainforest", Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung Taiwan,
           Taipei Gallery, New York, NY,
Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV
2001

"176th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY

2000

"Intuitive Abstract Painting", curated by Nancy Einreinhofer,
          Ben Shahn Galleries, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ

 

"Faculty Exhibition 2000", University Art Museum, Binghamton

  "175th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1999 "A Fine Line Between….New Drawings: Elegant Investigations by
          Nine Artists Fascinated with Abstraction", The Gallery on the Hudson,
          Irvington, NY
  "Old Friends Part IV", Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
  "Material Abstraction", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1998 "Summer Gallery Group Show", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1997 "Basically Black and White", The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
 

"Purely Painting", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1996

"Award winners from the 171st Annual Exhibition", Thomas J. Walsh Art
          Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

 

Regina A.Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, St.
          Bonaventure, NY

  171st Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1995 "The $800 Show", GW Einstein Company, Inc., New York, NY
  "Works on Paper", Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  "170th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY
  "January Exhibition", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1994 "169th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1993 "Works on Paper", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
  Miami Dade Public Library, Miami, FL.
  "168th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1992 "Inaugural Exhibition", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
  Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  Brenda Kroos Gallery, Cleveland, OH
 

Benton Gallery, Southhampton, NY

  Gallery 72, Omaha, NE
1991

Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

 

Benton Gallery, Southampton, NY

 

New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
  Germans Van Eck, New York, NY
  The Gallery at Hastings-On-Hudson, NY
1989 Joan Prats Gallery, New York, NY
  Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Philadelphia Museum Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  River Gallery, Westport, CT
  One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
1987 "Eight New York Artists", Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
  Bockley Gallery, New York, NY
  "James Bohary & James Bird", Galeria Joan Prats, Los Angeles, CA
  Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  Goldman-Kraft Gallery, Chicago, IL
1986 Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
  American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
1984 "Five Young Americans", Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
  Oscarsson Hood Gallery, New York, NY
  Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1983 American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
  Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
  Yale Summer School, Norwich, CT
  "Five Young Americans", Galeria Joan Prats, New York, NY
  College of Mount St. Vincent, New York, NY
  Bologna Landi Gallery, East Hampton, NY
1982 American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
  "Gallery Artists Choice", Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
  Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY
1981 The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1980 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
1976 Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
  State University, Austin, TX
  State University of New York, Binghampton, NY
1974 Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
  Vick Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1973 Brata Gallery, New York, NY
1972 Brata Gallery, New York, NY
  St. Peter's Gallery, New York, NY
1971 New York Studio School, New York, NY
   
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011

Frank, Peter, "Haiku Review," The Huffington Post, Mar 12

2007 Schewendener, Martha, "In the 20th Century, The Persistence of Tradition",
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Art.
The New York Times, Friday, June 1
2005

Goodrich, John, "Gallery Going", The New York Sun, May 12, p 15

1999 Zimmer, William, "Precision Marks Show of Black and White Drawings,
New York Times, (Westchester), November 14, p 18
  Braff, Phyllis, "Art Reviews: Old Friends", The New York Times, L.I.
Sunday Sections, June 27, p 8
  Zandell, Joan, "Review: Old Friends Part IV", Dan's Papers, June 25, p 66
  Slivka, Rose C.S., "From the Studio", The East Hampton Star",
June 22, p 111 & 115
  Amy, Michael, "Material Abstraction", announcement essay for
  "Material Abstraction" exhibition at Elizabeth Harris Gallery
1998 Scott, Sue, "Finding Images in Abstract Fields", Cover, October-
Vol. 12, #5, p 9
  Johnson, Ken, "Art in Review", The New York Times, October 2,
p E37
  Slivka, Rose C.S., "The Paintings of Jim Bohary," catalog essay for
Dartmouth College exhibition
1996 Cotter, Holland, "Honing the Cutting Edge of Conservatism with Style",
The New York Times, July 26, p C27
1994 "James Bohary", Images-Art-New York Video Documentary, May
 

Shaw, Leslie Ava, "Impasto with Gusto", Cover, May , p. 16

  Slivka, Rose C.S., "From the Studio" - James Bohary at Elizabeth Harrris,
The East Hampton Star, April 21
  Smith, Roberta, "169th Annual Exhibition", The New York Times, March 25
1992 Litt, Steven, "Kroos Brings in Powerful Images with Ties to Barcelona,
Plain Dealer, April 5, Cleveland, OH
  Slivka, Rose C.S., "From the Studio - New Bohary Show",
The East Hampton Star, January 31
  Zimmer, William, "Abstract Expressionism: Carrying the Torch",
The New York Times, October 7
1987 Raynor, Vivien, "Eight New York Artists", The New York Times, June 12
  Ramon, Tolo, "The Painter James Bohary Exhibits His Monotypes",
Ultima Hora, May 29, Palma, Mallorca, Spain
  Beleares, (Illustration for Sunday Art Section), May 29, Palma,
Mallorca, Spain
1986

Lipton, E.C., "More Than Abstraction and Figuration", Art Speak, October 1

 

Tully, Judd, "Vienna, Kiesler, Talbot, Bohary", Art World, October

1985 Firestein, Cecily Bart, "Galleries in Galleries", Art Speak, June 1
  "30 Artists Exhibit at Academy and Institute Show", The Uptown Dispatch,
March 14
1984 Brenson, Michael, "James Bohary", The New York Times, May 25
  Stull, Richard, "James Bohary", Arts, May
  Friedman, Amy, "Emotion in Abstraction", Art Speak, May 16
  Tatransky, Valentin, "Five Young Americans", Arts, January
  Giamrruni, Helen, "Ordinary and Extraordinary Uses - Objects by Artists",
Crafts International, October
1983 Wolff, Theodore F., "New York from Downtown", The Christian Science
Monitor, June 28
1982 Glueck, Grace, "Gallery Artists Choice", The New York Times,
September 24
  Morris Jr., Roy, "Gruber, Bohary at Hunter Museum", Chattanooga News
Free Press, June 13
   
AWARDS AND HONORS
2007 May A. Dressor Memorial Award, National Academy, New York, NY
  The Ranger Purchase Prize, National Academy, New York, NY
2003 Edwin Palmer Prize for Marine Painting, National Academy, New York, NY
  Edwin Palmer Prize for Marine Painting, National Academy, New York, NY
1999 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1998 Appointed as a Member of Council, National Academy, New York, NY
1996 Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize for a Marine Painting, National Academy of
Design, New York, NY
1994 Elected as Full Member of National Academy of Design, New York, NY
  Adolph and Clara Obrig Prize for a Painting by an American Artist,
          National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1993 Certificate of Merit, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1992 Elected as Associate Member of National Academy of Design,
New York, NY
  American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters Award, New York, NY
1985 Elected as Vice President of New York Artists Equity Association, Inc.,
New York, NY
1983 Artist Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
  Elected to the Board of Directors of New York Artists Equity Association Inc.,
          New York, NY
1980 CAPS Fellowship Grant
1973 CAPS Fellowship Grant
   
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Accademia d'Arte, Scalabrino, Montecatini, Thermi, Italy
Best and Company, San Francisco, CA
Chemical Bank, New York, NY
Ciba-Geigy, New York, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Greenville Art Center, Greenville, SC
Hood Museum, Hanover, NH
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville, FL
Mcnay Museum, San Antonio, TX
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
North Bay Art Center, North Bay, ON, Canada
Oppenheimer and Company, Seattle, WA
Redpath Mining Enterprises Ltd., North Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
State University, Austin, TX
Tyler Art Center, Oswego, NY
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY
Valparaiso University Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
Weatherspoon Art Center, Greensboro, NC
   
TEACHING
Present Professor of Studio Art, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
2005-2010 Master Critique, National Academy School of Fine Art, New York, NY
2005-2007

Visiting Professor, Summer term, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1998

Assistant Professor, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

 

Artist in Residence, Painting, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

  Visiting Artist, Painting, SUNY, Purchase, NYVisiting Artist, Painting,
 

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1991 Visiting Artist, Painting, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1990 Adjunct Lecturer, Painting, Queens College, Flushing, NY, Spring Term
1983 Visiting Artist, Parsons School of Fine Arts, Graduate School, New York, NY
1982 Visiting Artist, Parsons School of Fine Arts, Graduate School, New York, NY
  Visiting Artist, New York Studio School, New York, NY
1980

Visiting Artist, Parsons School of Fine Art, Graduate School, New York, NY

1977 Artist in Residence, Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship, Piney Point,
          (Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts Grant and by
St. Mary's County Creative Arts Forum)
1976 Visiting Instructor of Painting (Spring Term), Parsons School of Fine Art,           Undergraduate School, New York, NY
   
EDUCATION
1969 Painting and Drawing, Studied with Philip Guston, New York Studio
          New York, NY.
1968 BS, Art Education, New York University, New York, NY
1962 Graphic Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1959-61 Graphic Design, Illustration and Drawing, Community College,
          New York, NY