Photograph of Artist JAMES MORIN
JAMES MORIN
Ogunquit, Maine - United States



Original Artworks (22)

James Morin; Approaching Storm Highway, 2020, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 Not just a physical landscape but one of the mind, soul and spirit. ...
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2020
40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; Approaching Storm I, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 16 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2009
30 x 16 inches (76.2 x 40.6 cm)
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James Morin; Entrance VI, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 19.7 x 9.7 inches. Artwork description: 241   19. 7 ...
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2008
19.7 x 9.7 inches (50.0 x 24.6 cm)
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James Morin; Entrance V, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 10.7 x 13.7 inches. Artwork description: 241 10. 7 ...
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2007
10.7 x 13.7 inches (27.2 x 34.8 cm)
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James Morin; Entrance IV, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241 30. 0 ...
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2006
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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James Morin; Entrance III, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 36. 0 ...
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2006
36 x 30 inches (91.4 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; Banyan Tree Trunks, 2003, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 24 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2003
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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James Morin; Banyan Tree Alhambra Navarre, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 70 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2002
40 x 70 inches (101.6 x 177.8 cm)
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James Morin; Banyan Tree Columbus , 2002, Original Painting Oil, 54 x 48 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2002
54 x 48 inches (137.2 x 121.9 cm)
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James Morin; Approaching Storm City, 1999, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 21 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1999
40 x 21 inches (101.6 x 53.3 cm)
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James Morin; Approaching Storm Market, 2000, Original Painting Oil, 44 x 18 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2000
44 x 18 inches (111.8 x 45.7 cm)
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James Morin; Approaching Storm Turnpike, 2001, Original Painting Oil, 54 x 30 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2001
54 x 30 inches (137.2 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher With Blue Flor..., 1998, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 14 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1998
14 x 14 inches (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher Boy In Blue Pajamas, 1997, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 30 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1997
48 x 30 inches (121.9 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher Elderly Man, 1998, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 24 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1998
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher With Pink Shirt, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 21 x 30 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2002
21 x 30 inches (53.3 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; Maine Home By The Sea, 2002, Original Painting Oil, 26 x 17 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2002
26 x 17 inches (66.0 x 43.2 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher Woman In Bed, 1997, Original Painting Oil, 35 x 30 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1997
35 x 30 inches (88.9 x 76.2 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher With Remote, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 36 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 2004
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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James Morin; TV Watcher Girl In White ..., 1996, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 30 inches.
James Morin
Original Oil Painting, 1996
48 x 30 inches (121.9 x 76.2 cm)
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Artist Statement

I am best known for my work in political cartooning which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and 2017. However, I started painting when I was young, studied at Syracuse University under Jerome Witkin, and never stopped. While cartooning provided an artistic outlet for the daily foibles of politicians and such, painting offers me a means to explore topics more broadly natures supremacy through the majestic, haunting Banyan tree, cultural degradation through the zombie-like TV watcher, and spiritual desolation symbolized by the foreboding highway entrance. My paintings are my reaction to societal progression, at times a caution sign, or at least bemused reflection....