© 06:19:39, Arrangement 1, 13” x 2”, (detail)
Jim Sconyers, Jr. is an artist in a variety of media, including printmaking, photography, digital media and sculpture. In 2002, he received his MFA in Printmaking with Distinction from Indiana University's Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts. Since that time, his work has been selected for both national and international exhibition. Recent bodies of work include transition memory, contingency, and imago corporis impressa. Contingency made its debut at Mary Baldwin College's Hunt Gallery in January 2009 and showed in a solo exhibition at Main Art Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, in May 2010. In October 2012, Jim delivered a presentation of his work at Blue Ridge Community College as a part of the show From the Hill: The Studio Art Faculty of Mary Baldwin College. The show included a site-specific installation of his sculpture, The Shadow of a Greater Structure That Cannot Be Experienced. In November 2012, Jim exhibited his intaglio print titled, “32-bit string” in a group exhibition at the Mid America Print Council Biennial Conference at Southeast Missouri State University. His large-scale work titled, Aposematic, exhibited the summer of 2013 at the Beverly Street Studio School. In the fall of 2013, Jim received a commission from the Virginia Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers for Aposematic 2, a scaled down tabletop version of Aposematic. In February 2015, he presented his body of work titled imago corporis impressa in an exhibition at Mary Baldwin College in Hunt Gallery. Selected work from imago corporis impressa exhibited in August and September 2016 at the Co-Art Gallery of the Beverley Street Studio School. Jim’s most recent work, titled 3H20, is scheduled for exhibition in November 2016 at the Shenandoah Valley Arts Center.