James Sheehan studied art history and fine arts at U.C. Berkeley and pursued graduate work at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, and in Rome, Italy. He moved to New York City in 1994. Recently, he has shown in various group exhibitions at the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Germany, The Contemporary Art Factory in Tokyo, Japan, and the Brooklyn Museum, Rotunda Gallery and Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York. His solo exhibitions include the M du B, F, H & G Gallery in Montreal, Québec and the Galerie Schedler in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2001, he spoke about his work with Mouhktar Kocache at the Whitney Museum of Art as part of a program entitled "I.P.O. New Artists, New Curators." His awards include the ARCUS residency in Japan, LMCC 'World Views' residency in 2000, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation and the Pollock-Krasner grant. His website is www.jamessheehanwork.com.