James Travers Sculpture
"Travers, the alchemist, has worked his magic, transforming humble matter into exceptional art".
- Judy Collischan, Ph.D., Welded Sculpture of the Twentieth Century, Hudson Hills Press 2000


Moved, renovated new home and studio. Have not been pursuing shows
           but have had sales, and finished 32 new works (thru Oct. 2017)
Oct-Dec 2012, Atrium Gallery, Bridgeport, Ct.
Jan-Feb 2012, Winner's Show, Kershner Gallery, Fairfield,Ct.

Dec.'11-Jan.'12, Thompson-Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY.

May 2011, Dialogue in Color, Kershner Gallery, Fairfield,Ct. Best in Show(of 78 artists submitting 153 works),     (Juror: Adrienne Ruger Conzelman, ARC Art LLC.)

May. 2011, Art to the Avenue, Greenwich, Ct. (9 works accepted for month-long showing)

Jan. 2011, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, Ct.(Juror: Ms. Lee Weber, Weber Galleries, Scarsdale, NY. & Greenwich, Ct.)

July 2010, 21st National and International Exhibition, Viridian Gallery, NYC, The Runner-up Show, (Juror: Elisabeth Sussman, Curator of The Whitney Museum, NYC)

June 2010, 99th Annual Conn. Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition, Mystic Ct.

May 2010, Art to the Avenue, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich Ct.

May 2010, Art in the House Exhibition, Easton Arts Council, Easton Ct........ (Juror: Everett Raymond Kinstler, portraitist of U.S. Presidents)

Oct 2009-Feb 2010, Carved "Women at the Well"

May 2009, Art to the Avenue, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, Ct..............    (seven works at two locations).

Jan. 2009, 92nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Greenwich Art Society, Greenwich, Ct.
(Juror: Paul Master-Karnik, former Director of the De Cordova Museum)

Dec 2008,Minor Memorial Library, Roxbury, Ct. two-artists show

 July 2008,73rdNationalExhibit,CooperstownArtAssociation,Cooperstown,NY................ ( Jurors: Cornelia Seckel and Raymond Steiner)

May 2008,Nylen Gallery, Westport Ct., three-artists show

May 2008, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, Ct.
(Jurors: Barbara Groff and Brian Flinn)

Sept 2007,Solo Show, The Canterbury School, New Milford, CT.
Sept 2007,“The Joy of Survival” Exhibit, Praxair Cancer Center, Danbury, CT.
July 2007, Art Society of Old Greenwich, Members Juried Show, Greenwich, CT.
(Juror: David Dunlop)       Second Prize-Sculpture
June 2007,Greenwich Art Society 90th Open Juried Exhibition, Greenwich, CT.
(Juror: Helen Klisser During, former Gallery Director of the Silvermine Arts Guild, New Canaan, CT)              Second Prize-Overall
June 2006
Work reviewed by curator, writer, and art consultant Dr. Judy Collischan, author of “Welded Sculpture of the Twentieth Century.”
May 2006,The Silvermine Guild, 57th Art of the Northeast, New Canaan, CT.
(Juror: Ben Barzune, Senior Associate, Knoedler&Company, New York, NY)

March 2006,New Haven Paint and Clay Club 105th JuriedExhibition,.............. New Haven, CT.
(Jurors: William H. Bailey and Bernard R. Chaet, both of The Yale University School of Art)

Aug. 2005
Art Society of Old Greenwich Annual Juried Show
(Juror: Morton Kaish, NA)

May 2005
Art Center of Northern New Jersey, 14th National Juried Show; New Milford, NJ.
(Juror: Jordan Kantor, Assistant Curator, The Museum of Modern Art, NYC)

March 2005
New Haven Paint and Clay Club 104th Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven, CT.
(Juror: Vincent Baldassano, National Acad. Of Fine Arts, NYC)
The New Haven Paint & Clay Club Sculpture Prize
Invited to become a member of New Haven Paint and Clay.

March 2005
Greenwich Art Society 88th Annual Juried Exhibition, Greenwich, CT.
(Juror: Charles Ray, former Director, Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT.)

Fall 2004 thru Fall 2006
Founded and operated Red Mill Gallery in South Britain, CT, a fabulous open, soaring, light-filled, old factory loft, with inspiring ambiance - a great setting for viewing art. The Gallery was closed when the landlord closed the building and evicted all eight tenants.

Dec. 2004
Invited to contribute to The Town of Newtown Limited Edition Tercentennial Calendar.

March 2004
New Haven Paint and Clay Club 103rd Annual Juried Exhibition
New Haven, CT. (Juror: Anna Held Audette, Prof. of Art, Southern Conn. State Univ.)
The New Haven Paint & Clay Club Sculpture Prize

March 2004
Greenwich Art Society 87th Annual Members Juried Exhibition, Greenwich, CT.
(Juror: David Pease, Dean Of Yale University School of Art)

Nov 2003
One Man Show
Booth Memorial Library, Newtown, CT

Oct 2003
STAC 28th Annual Juried Exhibition
Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY
(Juror: Carrie Springer, Whitney Museum, NY, NY)

Seton Gallery
University of New Haven, New Haven, CT
(Juror: David Skokra, Director of Seton Gallery)

26th Annual Open Juried Show
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
(Juror: Lisa Paul Streitfeld)

August 2003
7th Annual Open Juried Show, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT
(Jurors: Violaine Bachelier and Darby Cardonsky, Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT.)
Best in Show

May 2003
17th Annual Open Juried Show, Watertown Art League, Watertown, CT
(Juror: Committee)
First Place- sculpture

May 2003
33rd Annual Open Juried Show
Society Creative Arts of Newtown, Newtown, CT
(Juror: Committee)
First Place- sculpture

Feb 2003
New Work/New Directions
Washington Art Association, Washington, CT
(Jurors: Committee)
9 works in group show

July 2002
6th Annual Open Juried Show
Artwell Gallery Torrington, CT
(Juror: Douglas Hyland; curator New Britain Museum, New Britain, CT)

May 2002
Open Juried Show
Art Society of Old Greenwich, Greenwich, CT
(Juror: Charles Reid)
Second Prize- sculpture

May 2002
32nd Annual Open Juried Show
Society Creative Arts of Newtown, Newtown, CT
(Juror: Committee)
First Place - sculpture


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