John Jameson

John Jameson is a contemporary artist working in New Bedford, Massachusetts who focuses on seascapes and portraiture as his primary subjects. His paintings are characterized by their strong emphasis on color, boldly organized compositions, and rich networks of textured brushwork. His current body of work spans a wide array of emotions inviting viewers to rekindle a mindful connection with the sublime spectacle of nature, bear witness to the passing of time, and find beauty within and despite encroaching anxieties of contemporary life.
Jameson received his Bachelor’s of Fine Art from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and his Master’s of Fine Art from the New York Academy of Art. He has taught painting extensively at various institutions around Massachusetts. He currently teaches foundations drawing at North Shore Community College and landscape painting and color theory for artists, as well as figure drawing from sculptures, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. His paintings have been exhibited in Japan and at museums and fine art galleries across the United States.

Selected Works