05 Oct Christopher James
Photographer Christopher James has been documenting and revealing the changing architecture and landscape of his native Denver and Colorado for over 20 years. His photographs incorporate a refined technical expertise and a practiced vision that have resulted in an exceptional body of work and a fascination perception of the nighttime world. Daylight work reveals Christopher’s vision of form, shadow, and reflection for strong compositions that define the shape and scope of structure and location. An uncompromising awareness of individual mastery of his experience, draw viewers into the images to explore and discover the detailed treasures in his work.
His work is included in the permanent collection of the Denver Art Museum, and several corporate and private collections including Kaiser Permanente, AOL/Time-Warner, Interwest Corp. and the Colorado Society for Historical Preservation to name a few. His imagery has been displayed in shows at the Denver Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver and Boulder, Gallery Sink, and Rule Modern & Contemporary Art Gallery in Kitakyushu, Japan among others. The Denver Post has called him one of Denver’s stand out photographers and the Rocky Mountain News reviewed him as Denver’s premier documentarian of the city’s lost and forlorn landscapes
As a long-time instructor in Denver’s photographic community, Christopher has shared his vision and techniques with photography students in popular workshops, college and high school visiting artists lectures and presentations for over 10 years and continues to participate in advancing the role of photography in Denver’s art and educational venues.