James Goss at a 2009 opening

A Brief Biography

James Goss was born 1956 in the USA. In 1980, he graduated Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, B.F.A. James admires the work of David Smith, Marsden Hartly, The Group of Seven, Matisse, Frank Loyd Wright, William Bronk and Brancusi. He currently lives and works in Westport, New York.


I am a poet with a paint brush. I paint pictures, they are my poems, each one tells a story. I use color and symbols to express myself. I think to make art is a privilege. My legacy is my work. I am one person, one man with one voice. There is nothing more important than the ones you love and art.