Jim Rodgers is an accomplished artist whose paintings showcase a diverse range of subjects, from lush pastoral landscapes to serene still life scenes. With over 30 years of professional study and travel experience, his work exudes a richness in tone and color. Jim received his early training at the Arts Students League in New York under the guidance of esteemed masters like Frank Mason, Gregg Kreutz, and Richard Pionk. He further expanded his skills through studies in landscape and portraiture at the Ridgewood Art Institute in New Jersey. Jim's classical training is complemented by his wanderlust. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States and abroad, capturing the essence of various locations on canvas. He has been recognized with awards and his works are held in the private collections of notable individuals. Jim's pieces are distinguished by their exquisite classical rendering and the ability to convey the mood and atmosphere of the scenes he paints, particularly in the late afternoon and early evening settings.