James Lambert is a Boston-based artist.  Recent projects have focused on exploring the pictorial with object oriented approaches to making.  Additionally, Lambert is involved with several collaborative efforts including cofounding the papermill Artist Made Paper and the artist group JAWS.

Contact: jameslambertstudio@gmail.com
Instagram: @jameslambertstudio

Massachusetts College of Art—MFA

Rhode Island School of Design—BFA

Exhibition Record




Boston Key Party: Drawing Swap and Exhibition— Presented by JAWS group

Looking at Power and Privilege: A BHCC Visual Media Arts Faculty Show

A Salon at Sugar Mountain

New American Paintings (NE), Issue 122
curated by Sarah Montross

MFA National Juried Exhibition, curated by David Ross

South of no North, East of no West, curated by Brian Edmonds

Chill, Zen, Funk and Twang, curated by David T. Miller

Boston Young Contemporaries, curated by Lucy Kim, Michelle Samour and Matt Phillips

MassArt Annual Auction

MassArt Thesis Show

National Wet Paint

The Stove Factory Gallery, Boston MA

Pao Arts Center, Boston MA

The Magenta Suite, Exeter NH

First Street Gallery, New York NY

Historic Lowe Mill, Huntsville AL

Curating Contemporary

808 Gallery at Boston University, Boston MA

Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston MA

Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston MA

Zhou B Arts Center, Chicago IL




Awards and Honors

Beker Family Grant—2014
Dean’s Scholarship—2015


Eraser, Curating Contemporary (upcoming)

New American Paintings, No 122, Northeast Issue

Cate McQuaid, “New Talent,” The Boston Globe, online

Jenessa Kenway, “Two Exhibitions Demonstrate the Transition from Representation to the Abstract,” Las Vegas: City Life, online

Dawn-Michelle Baude, “CAC’s Latest Project Space Explores a Zone All Its Own,” Las Vegas Weekly, online

Tim Ortiz, Andreana Donahue, “in-Between,” Critical Correspondence, criticalcorrespondence.com

Massachusetts College of Art

Teaching experience includes a wide array of courses and disciplines at colleges in the Boston area.

  • Two Dimensional Design
  • Three Dimensional Design
  • Composition and Color
  • Color Theory
  • Basic Drawing
  • Observational Drawing
  • Visual Thinking
  • Comic Book Art
  • Issues and Images
  • Digital Imaging for Artists
  • Introduction to Painting
Teaching Experience

Massachusetts College of Art  

Bunker Hill Community College

Mount Ida— School of Design

Endicott— Van Sloan School