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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

JIM DORAN

JIM DORAN

Artist Work

4 horsemen
Paper
A Good Death
2012
Tin, pen and ink
3" x 1.5"
Death Watch Charon
Paper
Muse
Paper
Fish
Paper
Clock
Paper

Artist Information

County
Baltimore County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2013

Artist Statement

I am fascinated with the sea, the macabre, the divine and the metaphysical. I create narratives through tiny dioramas constructed from paper cut-outs, pen & ink drawings and paintings inside of recycled containers. I explore the idea there are two worlds – the one we live in and the one that lives within ourselves. I put my ideas inside of other objects.

Artist Bio

I am a self taught artist. I studied music and art history for my undergraduate degree, and eventually came to be a Web designer/developer. I've participated in regional exhibits and won several awards and honorariums. I'm deeply interesting in using the Internet AS a medium for creative expression, and publish my photos, drawings and other works there.