Jim McConlogue lives in Encinitas, California. He paints with oil, both in plein-air and out of his home studio. Jim has studied life drawing, painting and illustration through the Corcoran School of Art and U.C.S.D. extension courses, The Athenaeum School of the Arts, St. Mary’s College, and a number of plein-air workshops.
Jim is currently working on commissioned paintings, and his new original oils are being shown at the Corner Frame Shop & Leucadia Art Gallery in Leucadia, Cassidy’s Interiors in Solana Beach, and Art in Framing in La Jolla, CA. He is also represented by J.G. Editions Fine Art Dealers who sell his large scale Giclée prints and original oils.
Jim has developed a following for his vintage travel posters and he is continually updating his portfolio of choices. See his collections of Encinitas, and Del Mar. He is also working on a State Parks series and others.
His work can be shown by appointment at his home studio, or a catalog of available paintings and Giclée prints can be sent via e-mail. Jim is available on a commission basis to paint images specifically designed for your home or office.
loosely yet accurately capture the beauty I see.
but one that is not afraid to show the unique character of oil paints.
Both thick and thin passages of oil combine to make a statement
of immediacy and confident brushwork.
story– to give them not only a sense of the place, but also an experience
of the time, energy, and beauty of that place.”
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Jim is hard at work during Leucadia ArtWalk painting a Plein Air demonstration.
Jim participates in many local art fairs and charity events.