Fantastic Story Tellers: The Artwork of James Gurney and James Christensen

Barbara Woodward pointed out the Court Of Faeries to me: I often forward faerie form and legend to Jenni Sassi.


The theme of my virtual exhibit is fantasy, and it features some of the works of James Gurney and James Christensen.

James C. Christensen is an American artist. He was born in September of 1946, and grew up in Culver City, California. He attended Brigham Young University and the University of California at Lost Angeles. He taught art professionally for over 20 years. Christensen works with a variety of mediums, in addition to his paintings, he also creates etchings and porcelain and bronze statues. He has also created five books and a series of interactive journals. Many of his works are influenced by myths, fables, and legends, but many of his works also portray biblical stories as well. [1]

I’ve been familiar with Christensen’s artwork from a very young age, because he co-authored (along with Renwick St. James and Alan Dean Foster [3]) and illustrated one of my favorite books…

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