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JIM DORAN

A Dark and Gorey Night

Being a part of the great mystery show at AVAM has been one of the great honors and pleasures of my life. It is a thrill to see my art in the same room with Ingo Swann’s paintings, and around the corner from Edward Gorey’s The Gashleycrumb Tinies and Georges Méliès’ A Trip to the Moon. After […]

What May Be

The Meek Inherit the Earth will be in the What May Be show at Tectonic Space.  The opening is Saturday, November 4th from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. 2000 Greenmount Avenue Baltimore, MD 21218 I’m intrigued with this gallery, which seems interested in presenting graphic art, especially comics. I hope you can make it!

The Meek Inherit the Earth

Here’s another grouping of dioramas in tin boxes, showing the potential outcome of a nuclear holocaust, potentially caused by misguided tweets, potentially giving rise to new dominant species on our planet. There’s a bright side to everything! Life will go on. And, as a bonus:

Artist Statement

I make art because it brings me joy to make art. In the late 1990’s, I worked at a geriatric hospital/nursing home as an Expressive Therapist. I made pottery with people, facilitated drum circles in various adult populations and I taught patients on the ventilator unit to meditate. I learned that music and art are […]